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Panasonic AG-AC160 Camcorder

£417.60
2.2MP 1/3 2.4kg Nov 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews
Quite large display diagonal
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Reviews

Panasonic Video Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 338 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic camcorders and found that on average Panasonic has excellent reviews. We also found that Panasonic has excellent reviews specifically within its small total megapixels video cameras range. 78% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

This small total megapixels video camera was released in November 2012.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

The AG-AC160 is Full HD. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also are Full HD.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x. At only 10 times zoom factor, the Panasonic AG-AC160 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 22 times zoom factor, the AG-AC160 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder is 2.9". At 3.45 inches, the AG-AC160 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Small total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago have display resolutions (numeric) of between 23,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 350,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the AG-AC160 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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2.2 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 2.2 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The AG-AC160 supports HDMI, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has a DV Port

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a DV port. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type do not have a DV port.

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Has an XLR in

The AG-AC160 has an XLR in. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have an XLR in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a hand strap, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The AG-AC160 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The AG-AC160 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The AG-AC160 has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AG-AC160 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The AG-AC160 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the AG-AC160 is one of the heaviest similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age. The average weight of video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder is 450g, and the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic bts agac160apjbts, panasonic panasonicagac160a, panasonic agac160apjbts
Barcodes 00008.8517E+11, 00662425834860, 00662425834877, 00662425834884, 00885170095762, 05025232636112

Panasonic AG-AC160 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic AG-AC160 review we compared this camcorder to 576 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 139,263 product attributes, 23,823 camcorder reviews and 1,763,100 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.

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