The HC-VX989 has a better video mode than most recently released big sensor size video cameras. This Panasonic video camera has a 2160p video mode, whereas most recently released similar spec camcorders have a 1080p video mode. In addition, this video camera has a 1080i video mode.
A 2160p video mode is in fact the best video mode amongst all video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HC-VX989.
Amongst comparable types of video camera the worst video mode is 1080p.