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Panasonic HX-DC10

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Panasonic HX-DC10

Panasonic HX-DC10
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A good spec but 6 year old 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 16.79MP 1" Aug 2011
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Panasonic HX-DC10 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HX-DC10 number 423 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Bright and stunning full-hd* video shooting with BSI sensor
16-Megapixel still picture recording*
Always optimal settings with ia (intelligent auto) mode*
12x advanced zoom for video shooting
285 rotating, 3.0-inch wide-screen LCD
Only 640 x 480 still image resolution
Does not support PictBridge

Panasonic HX-DC10 Video Reviews

Panasonic HX-DC10 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 total megapixels of the HX-DC10 of 16.8MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 9% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HX-DC10 of 12x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 53% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the HX-DC10 of 0.435" is larger than 78% of all camcorders 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 typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HX-DC10 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic HX-DC10's digital zoom of 120x is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 38% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The HX-DC10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than a 1920 x 1080 video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. Across all camcorders the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic HX-DC10 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic HX-DC10 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HX-DC10 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Camcorders have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 10mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HX-DC10 of 38mm is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HX-DC10 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all video cameras is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the HX-DC10 of 16MP is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Panasonic HX-DC10's effective megapixels (movie) of 16MP is higher than 99% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic HX-DC10's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 497mm is shorter than 66% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 58mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 930mm.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic HX-DC10 has a built-in flash, unlike 86% of camcorders which do not have a built-in flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hxdc10k

Barcodes:

00885170047136, 00885170047143

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