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Panasonic AGAC160A

67

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Panasonic AGAC160A

£2,999.00
Panasonic AG-AC160
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A good spec but 5 year old 22x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, representing only moderate value for money
22x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.2MP 1" Nov 2012
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Panasonic AG-AC160 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic AG-AC160 number 34 in shoulder camcorders and number 217 across all camcorders.
53
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
1: ag-ac160aej only. playback in 1080/60p mode not possible. 720p VFR not supported. class 6 or higher sdxc/sdhc/sd memory card required for VFR recording
2: DV files are recorded onto an SD memory card
Very small total megapixels
Heavier than average

Panasonic AG-AC160 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 417 owner and expert reviews (including 132 verified purchases) for Panasonic camcorders and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £2,999.00 it is in the most expensive 8% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic AG-AC160 and the United Kingdom price of £2,999.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,493.99 (£4,846.51).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since November 2012.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP. The AG-AC160's total megapixels of only 2.2MP is smaller than 89% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The AG-AC160's optical sensor size of 0.333" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 42% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Panasonic AG-AC160 of 2.4kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic AG-AC160's optical zoom of 22x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 36% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The AG-AC160 does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders do have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The AG-AC160 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Panasonic AG-AC160 of 3.45" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 76% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Panasonic AG-AC160's digital zoom of only 10x is smaller than 78% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The AG-AC160 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Hand Strap

The AG-AC160 has a hand strap. 93% of camcorders do not have a hand strap.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic AG-AC160 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic agac160a

Barcodes:

05025232636112

Panasonic AGAC160A

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