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Panasonic HC-WX970

A fully featured and fairly highly rated 18.91MP 0.43478260869565" video camera
18.91MP 1" Yes 360g Sep 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Panasonic HC-WX970 Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-WX970 number 167 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 59?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. Canon camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some great features:
Quite big total megapixels
Quite large optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

Panasonic HC-WX970 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Panasonic camcorder received a rating of 79% from camcorder expert review website techzilla.it.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 386 user and expert reviews (including 97 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent ratings for its video cameras. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HC-WX970 of 18.9MP is in the biggest 7% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Panasonic HC-WX970 of 360g is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 73% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Optical Sensor Size

The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The Panasonic HC-WX970's optical sensor size of 0.435" is in the largest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic HC-WX970 of 20x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 45% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Video Resolution

The HC-WX970's maximum video resolution of 1,920 pixels is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 67% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-WX970 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HC-WX970's digital zoom of 60x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 34% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic HC-WX970 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The HC-WX970 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5472 x 3648. That's over two times the resolution of a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most common resolution supported by camcorders. This camcorder also supports still image resolution of 3984 x 2656, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1152 plus 1 more value. The worst resolution of all camcorders is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HC-WX970's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 51% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-WX970 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the HC-WX970 of 8.29MP is in the highest 19% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The HC-WX970 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-WX970 features wi-Fi. 77% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic HC-WX970 has a built-in microphone. 52% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-WX970 is Full HD. 74% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Panasonic video camera has been on the market since September 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcwx970k

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 00885170229327, 05025232808144, 05025232808168

Panasonic HC-WX970

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