Close
Share on
Panasonic AG-AC130A
Panasonic AG-AC130A
8 Images

Loading image...

Panasonic AG-AC130A Camcorder

2.2MP 1/3 2.4kg Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Panasonic has excellent video camera reviews
Fairly large display diagonal
Full HD

Available from international sellers only

Tell Me When It Becomes Available See International Prices
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

Based on 339 user and expert reviews, Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders. Panasonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range compared to other manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this video camera was released.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.45 inches, the Panasonic AG-AC130A has one of the larger display diagonals amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. The display diagonals of video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder range from 0.24" to 3.5".

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Canon HF G40 (3.5").

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The AG-AC130A has an image stabilizer. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than a year also have an image stabilizer.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Very Small Digital Zoom

The AG-AC130A has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. The digital zooms of camcorders of this spec and age range from 1.5x to 3,000x.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99) (350x) which is also higher rated.

What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Optical Zoom

At 22 times zoom factor, the AG-AC130A has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99) (30x) which also has a higher rating.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Video

Full HD

Full HD

The AG-AC130A is Full HD, as are most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other Full HD camcorders currently available including the Canon Legria HF G25 which has better reviews.

What does "Full HD" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on camcorders of this spec and age.

What does "video resolutions" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The AG-AC130A supports HDMI, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.

We compared all the other camcorders which support HDMI to this video camera and we think the Canon Legria HF G25 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a DV Port

The Panasonic AG-AC130A has a DV port, as do most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than a year.

What is a DV port? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an XLR in

The AG-AC130A has an XLR in, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Headphone Outputs

The AG-AC130A has a headphone outputs. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a headphone outputs.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic AG-AC130A has an AC adapter included. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also have an AC adapter included.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic AG-AC130A has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also have a handheld remote control.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The AG-AC130A features USB connectivity. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera also feature USB connectivity.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The AG-AC130A does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a built-in flash.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AG-AC130A has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic AG-AC130A has a built-in microphone. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than a year ago also have a built-in microphone.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Viewfinder

Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The AG-AC130A has one of the largest viewfinder screen sizes (0.45 inches) amongst video cameras of this age. The average viewfinder screen size of video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder is 0.31".

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

Video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera have weights of between 55g and 2.4kg, and the average weight is 460g. The Panasonic AG-AC130A is very heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released one year ago.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the XA30 (£201.22) (765g), the XA35 (770g), or the XF205 (1.6kg) all from Canon.

What does "weight" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic agac130apj, panasonic agac130pj
Barcodes 00617689594975, 00885170050723, 00885170095786, 00885170095793

Panasonic AG-AC130A Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic AG-AC130A review we compared this camcorder to 575 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 138,449 product attributes, 23,573 camcorder reviews and 1,484,300 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

Other Camcorders to Consider

Canon XA30 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A

Canon XA30 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A
Canon XA30 Panasonic AG-AC130A
£ 201.22 £0.00
Smaller
2x Smaller
Three Times Lighter
Smaller Minimum Illumination
Hugely Lower Viewfinder Resolution
0.21" Smaller Viewfinder Screen Size

Legria HF G40 vs AG-AC130A

Canon Legria HF G40 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A
Canon Legria HF G40 Panasonic AG-AC130A
£ 775.00 £0.00
Two Times Smaller
Four Times Smaller Minimum Illumination
1.5kg Lighter
Bigger Digital Zoom
Smaller Viewfinder Screen Size
0.75" Smaller Screen Size

Sony HDR-CX450 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A

Sony HDR-CX450 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A
Sony HDR-CX450 Panasonic AG-AC130A
£ 219.99 £0.00
309.5mm Smaller
123mm Smaller
Significantly Smaller
9x Lighter
Lower Display Resolution
87% Bigger Minimum Illumination
Feedback