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Panasonic HX-DC10

A 6 year old 1 camcorder with alright features and a giant 16.79MP total megapixels
16.79MP 1/2.3" CMOS 12x Aug 2011
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Panasonic HX-DC10 Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Panasonic HX-DC10 number 521 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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6 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4608 x 3456 still image resolution
Very high effective megapixels (image)
Does not support PictBridge
Only 1" optical sensor size

Panasonic HX-DC10 Video Reviews


Panasonic HX-DC10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

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 video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The HX-DC10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over two times the resolution of a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most common resolution supported by video cameras. In addition, this Panasonic video camera supports still image resolution of 4608 x 2592, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200 plus 2 more values. The best resolution of all video cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the HX-DC10 of 16MP is in the highest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (image) range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HX-DC10 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HX-DC10 of 12x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HX-DC10 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The HX-DC10's effective megapixels (movie) of 16MP is very high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HX-DC10's digital zoom of 120x is pretty standard 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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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the Panasonic HX-DC10 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HX-DC10's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic HX-DC10 has a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Panasonic HX-DC10 of 16.8MP is in the biggest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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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 frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HX-DC10 of 38mm is quite long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 18% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 1.8mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This video camera was released in August 2011.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic vwvbx070ew, panasonic vbx070ew
Barcodes 00885170047136, 05025232627783, 05053460597196
Significantly shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
494mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
40x bigger digital zoom
17% bigger total megapixels
A lot shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Significantly shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
A lot bigger optical zoom
15% larger display diagonal
11 times smaller digital zoom
Two USB 2.0 ports
15% larger display diagonal
3.29MP smaller total megapixels
Shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
1% higher effective megapixels (movie)
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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