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Panasonic HC-X800

Panasonic HC-X800
alaScore 90

43 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the color and battery. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, image quality, battery, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-X800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-X800

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 24 user reviews of Panasonic HC-X800 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, portability, battery, image quality, color

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic X800 Full HD 1920 x 1080p (50p) 3D Ready Camcorder - Black (3MOS Sensor, 23x Intelligent Zoom, SD Card Recording, Leica Dicomar Lens, and Ma

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Panasonic HC-X800

 

The Panasonic HC-X800 shoots great video, but it loses a lot of the features that made the X900 so brilliant.

Excellent image quality ; Great optical image stabilisation ; Lots of manual settings

Manual controls only available from menus ; Loses enthusiast features of X900

The standard optical zoom is 12x, but there's an Intelligent Zoom option that boosts this to 23x, using some of the spare sensor pixels so resolution isn't reduced. Image stabilisation comes in the form of Panasonic's excellent Hybrid OIS . This...

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Panasonic HC-X800 review

 

A great-value alternative to the HC-X900 if you don't need a viewfinder or mic input

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Consumer review by:

Panasonic HC-X800

 

easy to use

large heavy battery

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:3X 1/4.1''

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D:3D READY
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD 3D / Progressive
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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