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Panasonic HCWX970K

$952.99
A fairly highly rated 18.91 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
18.91MP 1/2.3" Yes 360g Sep 2015
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Panasonic HC-WX970 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-WX970 number 86 across all camcorders.
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Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has not bad expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big total megapixels
Has an image stabilizer
Only 1" optical sensor size

Panasonic HC-WX970 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $952.99 it is more expensive than 66% of video cameras.


Features

Quite Big Total Megapixels

The HC-WX970 has one of the bigger total megapixels (18.91 megapixels) amongst video cameras of this age. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-WX970 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 23,000MP. The HC-WX970 has one of the higher effective megapixels (movie) (8.29 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-WX970 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HC-WX970 has a pretty average digital zoom (60 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-WX970 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the HC-WX970 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 360 grams, the Panasonic HC-WX970 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-WX970 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras also support HDMI.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-WX970 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other camcorders.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic HC-WX970 supports a higher still image resolution than most camcorders. This Panasonic video camera supports a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution, whereas most video cameras support a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this video camera support still image resolution of 3984 x 2656 and 1728 x 1152 and 640 x 480.

This camcorder's still image resolution (5472 x 3648) is in fact the best supported still image resolution across all video cameras.

The worst supported still image resolution across comparable types of camcorder is 2.07 MP.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic HC-WX970 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The HC-WX970 has a microphone in, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232808144, 05025232808168

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