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Panasonic HDC-Z10000

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Panasonic HDC-Z10000

$4,960.79
Panasonic HDC-Z10000
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.15MP 1" Mar 2012
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Panasonic HDC-Z10000 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 number 199 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Has an image stabilizer
Recording professional-quality 2d and 3d images
3D macro shooting close-ups to 45cm
Manual functions for adjusting images exactly as desired
Audio system with XLR inputs and linear PCM audio compatibility
Professional-Quality in compact size / lightweight body
The hdc-z10000 delivers a level of image quality that rivals other professional integrated twin-lens 3d cameras while dramatically reducing both size and weight. it is very easy to carry around and offers superb mobility in tight, indoor locations
Heavier than average
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Panasonic HDC-Z10000 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $4,960.79 it is more expensive than 94% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 of £508.80 ($508.80) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $4,451.99.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The HDC-Z10000's total megapixels of 9.15MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 66% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the HDC-Z10000 of 1.6kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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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 the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HDC-Z10000 of 0.244" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 36% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 of 12x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 42% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDC-Z10000 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HDC-Z10000 of 120x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 58% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is the most commonly supported resolution on video cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The display diagonal of the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 of 3.48" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 78% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the HDC-Z10000 of 6.57MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 71% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HDC-Z10000 of only 372mm is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is shorter than 79% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other camcorders, the HDC-Z10000 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 of only 2.8 is in the lowest 12% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the HDC-Z10000 of 64GB is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 49% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low 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 Panasonic HDC-Z10000's minimum aperture number of only 1.5 is in the lowest 7% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDC-Z10000 features manual focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The HDC-Z10000 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The HDC-Z10000's effective megapixels (image) of 7.08MP is higher than 67% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Features Auto Focus

The HDC-Z10000 features auto focus. 89% of camcorders do not feature auto focus.

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3D

The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is 3D, unlike 96% of video cameras which are not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Wireless Connection

The HDC-Z10000 does not have a wireless connection. 89% of camcorders also do not have a wireless connection.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDC-Z10000 features photo mode. 80% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other video cameras, the HDC-Z10000 does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders do not support bluetooth.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hdcz10000e

Barcodes:

05025232653232

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