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Panasonic HC-X1000
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Camcorder

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18.91MP 1/2.3 1.6kg BSI Sep 2014
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With the compact HS-X1000, 4K Ultra HD* video is created with a 4K 8-MP 1/2.3-inch BSI sensor. Compared with the 2-MP sensors used in ordinary Full-HD camcorders, this distinct sensor advantage... More
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this video camera. Expert Reviews gave this Panasonic video camera a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Video camera expert review site Expert Reviews scored this big sensor size camcorder 80%.

Good Product Quality

One Panasonic HC-X1000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic HC-X1000 was good quality. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Panasonic HC-X1000 on expert review site Expert Reviews “The HC-X1000E has excellent image quality, lots of high-end features”.

Panasonic Has Good Video Camera Reviews

Panasonic big sensor size video cameras have good ratings on average and across all video cameras Panasonic is one of the better rated brands.

Has an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic HC-X1000 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the HC-X1000 also have an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

The Panasonic HC-X1000 is Full HD, as are most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the HC-X1000.

There are a number of alternative Full HD camcorders currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-VG30[plb_1543923_price].

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The HC-X1000 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with an HDMI port and we think the Sony NEX-VG30[plb_1543923_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two Memory Card Slots

Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago only have one memory card slot, however the HC-X1000 has two memory card slots.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic HC-X1000 supports a higher video resolution than most similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago. This video camera supports a 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution, whereas most camcorders that were released around the same time as it support a 320 x 240 pixels video resolution. This camcorder also support video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels, 1440 x 1080 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels and 3840 x 2160 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all video cameras of this age and type.

A 320 x 176 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of video camera.

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Very High Battery Capacity

The lowest battery capacity of video cameras of this age and type is 700mAh and the highest is 5,800mAh. At 5,800 milliamperes * hour, the Panasonic HC-X1000 has a very high battery capacity compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that came out around the same time as the HC-X1000.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The HC-X1000 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Panasonic camcorder supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most video cameras that are a comparable age to it support an SDHC memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is actually the best supported memory card type across all comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-X1000.

The worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of video camera is MS Pro-HG.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Quite High Display Resolution

At 1,152,000 pixel, the Panasonic HC-X1000 has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The lowest display resolution of big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-X1000 is 91,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The HC-X1000 has a 4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best maximum video resolution amongst all video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HC-X1000.

The worst maximum video resolution amongst similar types of video camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-X1000, the HC-X1000 has a built-in display.

There are a number of alternative video cameras with a built-in display currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-VG30[plb_1543923_price].

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the HC-X1000 is more than most camcorders of a comparable type and age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on big sensor size video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the HC-X1000.

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2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-X1000, the Panasonic HC-X1000 does not have an interchangeable lens.

There are a number of alternative video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens which you might also want to consider including the Sony NEX-VG30[plb_1543923_price].

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 10 times zoom factor, the HC-X1000 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the HC-X1000. The average digital zoom of video cameras of this age and spec is 160x.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HC-X1000 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Panasonic HC-X1000 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HC-X1000 also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The HC-X1000 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the HC-X1000 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The HC-X1000 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also do not have a built-in projector.

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Heavy

Big sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago have weights of between 65g and 3.3kg, and the average weight is 670g. With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the HC-X1000 is one of the heavier camcorders of this age and spec amongst camcorders of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic HC-X1000

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the HC-X1000 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Panasonic HC-X1000 has a fairly typical screen size (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the HC-X1000 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HC-X1000.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Camera File System
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
White Balance
White Balance
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Minimum Illumination
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Histogram
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Headphone Outputs
PictBridge
XLR in
Headphone Connectivity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
Microphone Operation Mode
Speakers

1 Award

Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

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29 October 2014

The HC-X1000E has excellent image quality, lots of high-end features and little competition...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica hcx1000, leica hcx1000e, code panhcx1000, code panhcx1000e, panasonic p636630, panasonic hcx1000, panasonic hcx1000k, panasonic hcx1000e, panasonic p636630k, cameraworld hcx1000, panasonic panasonic, cameraworld hcx1000e, panasonic manufacurer
Barcodes 00502523804238, 00885170219663, 05025232804238

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