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Panasonic HC-X900EP-K

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Panasonic HC-X900EP-K

Panasonic HC-X900EP-K
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An award winning and fully featured 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.15MP 1" Oct 2012
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Panasonic HC-X900EP-K Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-X900EP-K number 217 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
3 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has superb expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This Panasonic camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
Ultra-fine image quality with 3mos system pro
Blur-Free images with HYBRID O.I.S. +
F1.5, 29.8mm leica dicomar lens with nano surface coating technology
Advanced 3mos sensor
Crystal engine pro II

Panasonic HC-X900EP-K In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K's total megapixels of 9.15MP is in the biggest 34% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The HC-X900EP-K's weight of 425g is heavier than 72% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HC-X900EP-K of 0.244" is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 62% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-X900EP-K of 12x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 55% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-X900EP-K of only 30x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 25% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-X900EP-K supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the HC-X900EP-K of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 91% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic HC-X900EP-K is 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080. Camcorders still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Features Auto Focus

The HC-X900EP-K features auto focus, unlike 89% of video cameras which do not feature auto focus.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The HC-X900EP-K's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is lower than 86% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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3D

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K is 3D, unlike 96% of camcorders which are not 3D.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the HC-X900EP-K of 6.57MP is in the highest 28% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Panasonic HC-X900EP-K of 7.11MP is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 69% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all video cameras is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP.

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Features Manual Focus

The HC-X900EP-K features manual focus, which is unusual. 88% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HC-X900EP-K of only 372mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is shorter than 80% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 930mm, with the shortest being 58mm and the longest being 2,700mm.

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Does Not Have a Wireless Connection

The HC-X900EP-K does not have a wireless connection, although keep in mind that 89% of camcorders also do not have a wireless connection.

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Features Photo Mode

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K features photo mode. 79% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-X900EP-K is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

The HC-X900EP-K's internal storage capacity of 32GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 20% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the internal storage capacities range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-X900EP-K has a built-in flash, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Lower Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the HC-X900EP-K of only 1.5 is lower than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 5% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HC-X900EP-K does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The HC-X900EP-K does not support bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The HC-X900EP-K does not feature wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 76% of video cameras also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic HC-X900EP-K has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcx900k, hcx900mepk, hcx900efk, hcx900epk

Barcodes:

00885170089365, 05025232661381, 05025232661404, 05025232661435, 05025232661466, 05025232661671, 05053731784034, 05053731784041

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