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Panasonic HX-WA2 Camcorder

14.4MP 1/2 238g MOS Mar 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders
Supports HDMI
Very small optical zoom

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Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 339 user and expert reviews (including 85 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders. Panasonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its big total megapixels video cameras range. 89% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camcorder was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 238 grams, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Panasonic HX-WA2 supports HDMI. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support HDMI.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also have a DC-in jack.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Panasonic HX-WA2 does not support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder is 1x, the biggest is 25x, and the average optical zoom is 13x. With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of big total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder range from 2.7mm to 730mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 485.4 millimeters, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.7mm and 92mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 40 millimeters, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the big total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.6. The Panasonic HX-WA2 has one of the higher minimum aperture numbers (3.5) amongst similar spec video cameras of this age.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years is 2", the largest is 7.6", and the average display diagonal is 3.1". At only 2.6 inches, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,400 pixels) amongst similar spec camcorders of this age. Comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels.

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Other Features

Has an Audio Output

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has an audio output. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder also have an audio output.

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White Balance

Features Outdoor White Balance

The Panasonic HX-WA2 features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The Panasonic HX-WA2 features indoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has a built-in flash. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in flash.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Still Image

4352 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic HX-WA2 is 4352 x 3264. That's over six times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080 (which is also supported by this video camera). In addition, this Panasonic camcorder support still image resolution(s)s of 640 x 480, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1440 and 2560 x 1920 and 4352 x 2448. The worst still image resolution of all video cameras of this age and spec is 640 x 480 and the best is 5472 x 3648.

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4352 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic HX-WA2 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 4352 x 3264 pixels. That's 40% more maximum image resolution than a 3680 x 2760 pixels video camera, which is the most common maximum image resolution. The best maximum image resolution of all video cameras of this age and type is 6784 x 3816 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Video

Features Dual Shot (video & Photo)

The Panasonic HX-WA2 features dual shot (video & photo). Most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also feature dual shot (video & photo).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|960 x 540|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Image Sensor

Quite Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago the effective megapixels (movie) range from 1.1MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 9.5MP. At only 1.19 megapixels, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a very low effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.33" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of this type and age.

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Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The Panasonic HX-WA2 supports On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec also support On Screen Display (OSD).

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Fairly Big Minimum Illumination

At 9 lux, the Panasonic HX-WA2 has a fairly big minimum illumination compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age. The average minimum illumination of big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera is 4.9lx.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic vwvbx090ew, panasonic vbx090ew, hxwa2egdvidcampa, panasonic hxwa2d, hxwa2egavidcampa
Barcodes 05025232659166, 05025232659173, 05025232669257
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