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Panasonic AG-AC8

$1,183.95
A poor value for money 8 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
8MP 1/4.5" Yes 2.3kg Dec 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Panasonic AG-AC8 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Panasonic AG-AC8 number 106 across all camcorders.
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Poor
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Average Features
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Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Heavy
Does not have a built-in flash

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Panasonic AG-AC8 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,183.95 it is more expensive than 69% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by $9 (1%)

There was a cheaper price of $1,175 at Adorama 6 days ago.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic AG-AC8 of £995.00 ($995.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $188.95.

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Features

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic AG-AC8 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic AG-AC8 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic AG-AC8 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras also support HDMI.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 21 times zoom factor, the Panasonic AG-AC8 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Panasonic AG-AC8 has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) (9.4 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 5,100,000MP.

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Heavy

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg. With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Panasonic AG-AC8 is one of the heavier camcorders amongst video cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 50 times zoom factor, the Panasonic AG-AC8 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic AG-AC8 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other camcorders, the Panasonic AG-AC8 does not have a built-in flash.

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4752 X 3168 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic AG-AC8 supports a higher still image resolution than most camcorders. This Panasonic video camera supports a 4752 x 3168 still image resolution, whereas most camcorders support a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This video camera also support a still image resolution of 4096 x 2304 and 1440 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all camcorders is 2.07 MP and the best is 5472 x 3648.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 8 megapixels, the Panasonic AG-AC8 has a fairly typical total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Panasonic AG-AC8 of 20.4 megapixels is one of the highest amongst camcorders. Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.5|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts agac8pjbts, panasonic agac8pjbts, visipax pragac8pj, visipax agac8pj

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 00779184097839, 00885170165762, 00885170165779, 05025232758340, 05054230121931, 05054230723425

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