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Panasonic HCX1000E

£1,729.00
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Recommended
An award winning 1 Full HD camcorder with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
18.91MP 1/2.3" Yes 1.6kg Sep 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-X1000 number 96 across all camcorders.
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14 Reviews + 2 Awards
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has not bad expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. This camcorder has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com and a "Recommended" from Expert Reviews. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this Panasonic camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report design, excellent product quality and that it is reasonably priced.
The HC-X1000 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a histogram
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Does not support PictBridge
Very small digital zoom

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Panasonic HC-X1000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this Panasonic camcorder. This video camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com and it received a "Recommended" award from website Expert Reviews.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, thetechreviewer.com and reviewed.com this video camera has an overall expert rating of 78%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, HC-X1000 owners rated this camcorder as excellent. Over 87% of reviewers gave this camcorder the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the video cameras are ranked by average owner review score then this Panasonic camcorder is in the top 16%.

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Panasonic Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

Based on 385 owner and expert reviews (including 98 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners said in their reviews that this camcorder was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners agreed that the product was easy to use the menus.

  • It puts a strong set of manual controls and settings into an economical chassis that has a good set of lenses in front of it…
    Videomaker.com January 2015
  • Great color handling…
    VideoENG (Walmart.com) - December 2015
  • The manual controls on this camera allow you to capture the best picture possible given the available lighting conditions (auto settings work great as well…

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £1,729.00 it is more expensive than 84% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £20 (1%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic HC-X1000 and the United Kingdom price of £1,729.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,179.00 (£2,836.62).

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Features

Does Not Support PictBridge

The HC-X1000 does not support PictBridge, although this is within the context that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 450x. The digital zoom of the HC-X1000 of only 10x is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Has a Histogram

The Panasonic HC-X1000 has a histogram, unlike 100% of camcorders which do not have a histogram.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic HC-X1000 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The HC-X1000's total megapixels of 18.9MP is quite big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 7% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic HC-X1000 of 20x is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-X1000 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-X1000 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-X1000 features wi-Fi. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Panasonic HC-X1000's display diagonal of 3.5" is quite large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-X1000 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Heavy

The weight of the Panasonic HC-X1000 of 1.6kg is in the heaviest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Panasonic HC-X1000 of 8.85MP is in the highest 23% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Still Image Resolution

The HC-X1000 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's 8% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 3200 x 2400. In addition, this video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080. Across all camcorders the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Panasonic HC-X1000 of 8.85MP is in the highest 14% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the Panasonic HC-X1000 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most common resolution. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the HC-X1000 in September 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic manufacurer, panasonic panasonic, panasonic hcx1000k, panasonic hcx1000e, leica hcx1000e
Barcodes 00502523804238, 00885170219663, 05025232804238

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