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Panasonic HC-X929
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Panasonic HC-X929 Camcorder

38.28MP 1/2.3 417g Mar 2013
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17 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good Camcorder Reviews

Panasonic big sensor size video cameras have good reviews on average and across all camcorders Panasonic is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HC-X929 range from 2.3" to 7.6", and the average screen size is 3.1". With a screen size of 3.5 inches, the HC-X929 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the HC-X929.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the HC-X929, the Panasonic HC-X929 has an image stabiliser.

Alternative camcorders with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price].

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The HC-X929 has an HDMI port. Most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the HC-X929 also have an HDMI port.

It may also be worth considering one of the other camcorders with an HDMI port currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price].

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-X929 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the HC-X929 also are Full HD.

There are a number of other Full HD camcorders currently available which you might want to look at including the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price] which has better reviews.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The HC-X929 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than the SDHC memory card supported by most camcorders of this age and type. In addition, this Panasonic video camera supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type across all big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as the HC-X929.

Across comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MS Pro-HG.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic HC-X929 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released around the same time as the HC-X929 which are not 3D compatible.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The HC-X929 has a fairly high display resolution (1,152,000 pixel) compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to the HC-X929 the display resolutions range from 91,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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6016 X 3384 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum image resolution of 6016 x 3384 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Built-In Display

The HC-X929 has a built-in display, as do most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the HC-X929.

Alternative camcorders with a built-in display currently available that you might want to consider include the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p Video Mode

This video camera has a 1080p|540p video mode, which is typical of many big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Panasonic HC-X929 is more than most camcorders of a comparable age and type to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HC-X929. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this Panasonic video camera.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture

The minimum apertures of camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HC-X929 range from 1.1 to 11, and the average minimum aperture is 2.7. The Panasonic HC-X929 has one of the lower minimum apertures (only 1.5) amongst big sensor size video cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 960 x 540|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many big sensor size video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The bitrates at maximum video resolution of video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HC-X929 range from 5 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 25 Mbit/s. At 28 megabits per second, the Panasonic HC-X929 has a fairly big bitrate at maximum video resolution compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Minimum Illumination

The HC-X929 has a fairly small minimum illumination (only 1 lux) compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HC-X929. Big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HC-X929 have minimum illumination of between 1lx and 17lx.

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2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £95.74

In the last 58 days the HC-X929 has increased in price by £95.74.

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Panasonic HC-X929 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than two years also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of camcorders of a similar spec and age to the HC-X929 range from 2x to 1,500x, and the average digital zoom is 160x. At only 40 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HC-X929 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to the HC-X929.

If you want a video camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price] (1,500x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the HC-X929, the HC-X929 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Most big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are not waterproof. The HC-X929 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The HC-X929 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the HC-X929 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Quite Low Maximum Aperture Value

At only 2.8, the HC-X929 has a quite low maximum aperture value compared to most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago. The maximum aperture values of big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-X929 range from 1.6 to 10, and the average maximum aperture value is 4.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The HC-X929 has a greater number of included cables than most big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to it. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HC-X929. The cables included "AC" and "HDMI" are also found on this Panasonic video camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic HC-X929

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this video camera was released.

Average Weight

At 417 grams, the HC-X929 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the HC-X929 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the HC-X929.

If this Panasonic camcorder optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic HC-W850[plb_2203540_price] (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Megapixel Count
Movie Megapixel Count
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Exposure Mode
White Balance
Indoor White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shutter
Video Shutter Speed
Photo Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
On Screen Display
Minimum Illumination
On Screen Display Language
Design
Colour
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DC-In Jack
USB 2.0 Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
S-Video Out Port
Mini HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
WiFi Type
Bluetooth
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
Bundled Software
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Photo Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hcx929, panasonic hcx929e, panasonic hcx929eg, panasonic hcx929egk
Barcodes 00025232721306, 05025232721306

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