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Panasonic HC-W850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Panasonic HC-W850. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the memory and zoom. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the viewfinder. There are some mixed comments about the price.

image quality, portability, usability, zoom, memory

viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-W850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 25 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-W850

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Panasonic HC-W850 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability. The portability is also mentioned favorably.

portability, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic HC-W850EB-K Full HD Camcorder with Twin Camera - Black (24MP, 50x Intelligent Zoom, Wi-Fi, NFC) (New for 2014)

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-W850

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Panasonic HC-W850 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the battery and memory are on the whole positive. The usability and zoom also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the image quality.

portability, zoom, usability, memory, battery

image quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic HC-W850K Digital HD Camcorder (Black)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: TopTenREVIEWS (toptenreviews.com)

Expert Review

 

In the world of HD camcorders , there is one main feature you need: 1080p resolution filming at a minimum of 30 frames per second. Beyond that, every other feature is extra. Sometimes, these extra features are extremely useful, and sometimes they are...

The Panasonic HC-W850 has a dial for manual focus

The second lens on the viewfinder is a gimmick with low functionality

Aug, 2014
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Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic HC-W850 review

 

Great image quality, but the secondary camera sensor may be of little interest to many

Mar, 2014

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Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic HC-W850

 

Panasonic's HC-W850 introduces a novel Twin Camera feature

Unique second lens lets you record yourself whilst shooting ; Comprehensive manual settings with control dial ; Excellent image quality

Relatively pricey ; Second lens picture-in-picture lacks customisation options

Aside from the second-lens gimmick, this is a decidedly high-end camcorder. While it only has a single CMOS on the main lens, it's relatively large, and there are plenty of manual settings available. The HC-W850 doesn't have the lens ring of...

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS / Unknown
Image Stabiliser:Electronical / Optical Image Stabiliser / Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
Smartphone Remote Control:No / Yes

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/60
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/8000

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:AVCHD Progressive
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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