|20x||1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels||12.76MP||1"||Mar 2014|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Total Megapixels||Optical Sensor Size||Release Date|
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Panasonic HC-W850 Review
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Why Has it Scored 80?
It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
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Panasonic HC-W850 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Disappointing Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $850.99 it is more expensive than 65% of video cameras.
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
The total megapixels of the HC-W850 of 12.8MP is bigger than 79% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.
Heavier Than Average
Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The HC-W850's weight of 360g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 32% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Average Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the HC-W850 of 20x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 60% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The optical sensor size of the HC-W850 of 0.435" is larger than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Panasonic HC-W850 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Panasonic HC-W850 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 37% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom
The Panasonic HC-W850's digital zoom of 1,500x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 91% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.
The HC-W850 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.
Supports Remote Operation
The Panasonic HC-W850 supports remote operation. 93% of camcorders do not support remote operation.
Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)
The effective megapixels (movie) of the Panasonic HC-W850 of 6.03MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 69% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The HC-W850 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Has a Microphone in
The HC-W850 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.
Has a Wind Filter
The Panasonic HC-W850 has a wind filter, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a wind filter.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Panasonic HC-W850 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The HC-W850 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 95% of video cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.
Does Not Support PictBridge
Like most other camcorders, the HC-W850 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.
Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
The Panasonic HC-W850's maximum aperture number of only 1.8 is in the lowest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all video cameras is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Panasonic HC-W850 has a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.
The HC-W850 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.
The HC-W850 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.
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