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Panasonic HC-X900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the color and battery. The image quality and value for money are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the features and portability.

usability, value for money, image quality, battery, color

portability, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-X900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Panasonic HC-X900MCamcorder Review


The HC-X900M is the replacement for last year's HDC-TM900 flagship HD camcorder from Panasonic, but if you're looking for hot new features or exciting updates then you should prepare to be disappointed. Other than a few design alterations and some...

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Panasonic HC-X900MFirst Impressions Review


Fresh from the factory and here on display at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, the HC-X900 is Panasonic's newest flagship HD camcorder. The new model doesn't have an overwhelming amount of updates over its predecessor, the HDC-TM900, but Panasonic does claim...

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Panasonic HC-X900M


Looking for fancy new upgrades? Panasonic's latest flagship model is likely to disappoint.

Incredibly sharp video using 1080/60p mode; 3D recording with optional conversion lens

Few updates over its predecessor; Larger body and worse grip than previous Panasonics

Panasonic sure knows how to make a solid flagship camcorder with appeal to consumers and semi-pros alike, and, by all means, the new HC-X900M is exactly that—an excellent high-end camcorder. Unfortunately, the product still left us dissatisfied thanks...



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Panasonic HC-X900


Panasonic X900MK ranks captures high quality video in full 1080p HD and has a 32GB of integrated memory. Plus, it can shoot home videos in 3D – with the help of a separate 3D lens. Although this camcorder is a little bigger than most, it still weighs...

This HD camcorder sports 32GB of built-in memory and is capable of shooting video in 3D

The Panasonic X900MK is weighs a little more than other HD camcorders

This Panasonic X900 series camcorder is less portable than others, but it combines high quality video with useful extras like a large integrated memory.

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Panasonic HC-X900M Camcorder and 3D Conversion Lens Review


With outstanding performance in two dimensions or three, the HC-X900M, by Panasonic, is well worth the attention of anyone seeking quality HD at an affordable&h…

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Panasonic HC-X900M HD Camcorder - Updating the Best


The successor to the impressive 1080/50p-shooting HDC-TM900, the HC-X900M, sports improvements such as a wider lens with nano coating, a high-res, 3D-compatible LCD, and an improved 5-axis image stabilization system. Will Panasonic's latest offering...

Class-leading 1080p video qualityLens ring for controlling many shooting parametersEffective image stabilizationHigh-res, glasses-free 3D LCD

Requires separate conversion lens to record in 3DImage quality not vastly improved compared to last year's modelLackluster battery life

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Amazon review summary for Panasonic HC-X900


alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Panasonic HC-X900 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

image quality, color, usability, portability, viewfinder

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Best HD Camcorder I\'ve own so far...


Love this camera, image quality is excellent, specially shooting in 1080\/60p It feels good in your hand, it\'s a little bigger and havier than the TM700. And I love the wider angle lens.

Easy to Use","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound","Large Clear LCD","Zoom range\/performance

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pro quality results


was going to get the vixia g10 but is overpriced this camera gets same results for lot less....u will ve happy with this baby trust me

this is by far the best camcorder in my record , excellent image quality, stabilizer is great, low light is impresive...very very good product

mic quality isnt that good (who uses built in mic anyway) no too many audio options

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A word of warning


A word of WARNING : I have a Panasonic TM700 ( Not sold in Australia ) It is a magnificent camcorder but its durability is very poor. My cam is now 18 months old and I have had 3 problems with it. 1.. After 2 months the "Mode Dial" ( the switch on the...

Good Image Stabilization","Great Picture Quality

Poor durability


Product Specifications


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


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: 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

Format:Flash + Memory Card / Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000 / 1/8000


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