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Panasonic HXA100D

89

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Panasonic HXA100D

$289.95
Panasonic HX-A100
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A classic and very cheap 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with very good features
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.32MP 1" Mar 2013
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Panasonic HX-A100 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic HX-A100 number 60 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
16 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
89
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 71% of buyers recommended 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 video cameras 2018.
This Panasonic camcorder has some great features:
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
2304 x 1296 still image resolution
Features photo mode
A stylish wearable design for hands-free shooting
Real time broadcasting with simultaneous full-hd recording
High image quality with high low-light performance and tilt correction
Waterproof to ipx8 standard and dustproof to ip5x
Slow motion video in HD

Panasonic HX-A100 Video Reviews

Panasonic HX-A100 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $289.95 it is still in the cheapest 41% of video cameras.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The HX-A100's total megapixels of 3.32MP is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 39% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 video cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Panasonic HX-A100 of only 167g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lighter than 77% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic HX-A100 of only 1x is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HX-A100 of 0.244" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 61% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HX-A100 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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2304 X 1296 Still Image Resolution

The HX-A100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2304 x 1296. That's 44% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080. Camcorders still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Does Not Support HDMI

The HX-A100 does not support HDMI. 70% of camcorders do support HDMI.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic HX-A100 of only 2.5 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 9% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Features Photo Mode

The HX-A100 features photo mode, unlike 79% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.

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Waterproof

The Panasonic HX-A100 is waterproof. 90% of video cameras are not waterproof.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic HX-A100 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The HX-A100 does not have a built-in display. 72% of camcorders do have a built-in display.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

Camcorders have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The closest focusing distance of the Panasonic HX-A100 of 0.3m is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 81% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The minimum aperture number of the HX-A100 of 2.5 is in the highest 27% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Panasonic HX-A100 does not support PictBridge, although this is within the context that 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HX-A100 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

The HX-A100 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hxa100ed, panasonic hxa100d, hxa100ek

Barcodes:

00012302000787, 00031111125559, 00042448744214, 00112292838985, 00132017881027, 00154940324105, 00858897846443, 00885170116771, 04054319107055, 05025232724666, 05025232724673, 05711045964763

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