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Panasonic AGAC8EJ

£995.00
A 4 year old 8 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
8MP 1/4.5" Yes 2.3kg Dec 2013
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Panasonic AG-AC8 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic AG-AC8 number 23 in best selling camcorders and number 145 across all camcorders.
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3 Years Old
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Heavy
Does not have a built-in flash

Should You Buy it Now?

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Panasonic AG-AC8 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 382 user and expert reviews (including 98 verified purchases) for Panasonic video cameras and found that on average Panasonic has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has excellent reviews specifically for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £995.00 it is more expensive than 79% of video cameras.

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Free Next Day Delivery Voucher Available

There is a Wex Photographic voucher for £0 off available. Free Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic AG-AC8 and the United Kingdom price of £995.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,175.00 (£1,523.98).

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Features

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic AG-AC8 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic AG-AC8 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic AG-AC8 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic AG-AC8's optical zoom of 21x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Panasonic AG-AC8 of 9.4MP is quite high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 12% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavy

The average weight of all camcorders is 530g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The Panasonic AG-AC8's weight of 2.3kg is in the heaviest 5% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic AG-AC8's digital zoom of 50x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic AG-AC8 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other camcorders, the Panasonic AG-AC8 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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4752 X 3168 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic AG-AC8 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4752 x 3168. That's 96% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most common resolution supported by camcorders. This video camera also supports a still image resolution of 4096 x 2304 and 1440 x 1080. The best resolution of all video cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Panasonic AG-AC8 of 8MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Panasonic AG-AC8 of 20.4MP is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.8MP, with the lowest being 1.1MP and the highest being 26MP.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.5|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232758340, 05054230121931, 05054230723425

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