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Panasonic HC-X920 5

4 / 5

Reviewed by James Morris

18 January 2013

Panasonic HC-X920

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King of the consumer-grade camcorders, the Panasonic HC X920 is the excellent follow-up to the Panasonic HC-X900. The Full 1080p HD shooter packs 3 1/2..3in BSI CMOS sensors with 12.76-megapixels for each sensor to deliver class-leading image quality. Intelligent Zoom is upgraded to 25x and the new Active Mode should help smooth out shakes when you are walking and filming at the same time. It’s capable of recording 3D footage via the VW-CLT2 adapter and built-in Wi-Fi lets you control zoom and record functions from your smartphone or tablet via the Panasonic Android and iOS app. The improved performance and extra Wi-Fi functionality makes this one of the best camcorders to buy.

Price: 947.99

Our Score:

10

Prime

September 8, 2011, 11:12 pm

So if it's best camcorders, than where are Sony CX700?

TERENCE REYNOLDS

September 16, 2011, 5:20 pm

Why isnt there a review about Sonys 2011 top of the line consumer
camcorder the CX700. Its not like you to miss out on a camcorder
like that.

Billious

November 19, 2011, 8:33 pm

This is an excellent piece of kit. We bought one recently and took it to Italy. I use a Canon 50D for stills and my wife was using this for stills and video. The stills quality was better than I though it would and the video quality is unbelievabe.

Does anyome know of a media streamer that will partner it???? At this point I am just looking for a streamer that excels with video. If it's good for audio than that will save me buying a Sonos later.

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