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Panasonic HX-WA3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Panasonic HX-WA3. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and design. The usability and battery are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the size and zoom.

portability, battery, usability, design, image quality

zoom, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HX-WA3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Panasonic HX-WA3 from 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 People really like the portability. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the size.

usability, portability


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

Nov, 2020


Expert review by : James Morris (

Panasonic HX-WA3


A waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof camcorder that takes great footage

Commendable image quality ; Waterproof to 5m, dustproof and freezeproof ; Creative settings ; Non-optical image stabilisation

Fewer manual settings than mainstream Panasonic camcorders ; Zoom divided into two portions

As with the WA2, the waterproofing is excellent, and this is one area where the Panasonic HX-WA3 shows marked improvement. Thanks to the double-locking door covering the SD card slot, battery, micro USB and micro HDMI ports, the WA3 is even tougher...

Apr, 2013

Techradar Recommended 2013

Expert review by : Matthew Bolton (

Panasonic HX-WA3 review


Shoots on the beach or up a mountain

Can offer detailed video ; Great battery life ; Waterproof and dustproof ; Handles motion brilliantly

Images can be a bit soft ; Image stabilisation can cause blurring ; Not super-ergonomic ; Big digital zoom no replacement for optical

If image quality was all that mattered here, we might give the Panasonic HX-WA3 a lower score than this. But context is vital, and the Panasonic HX-WA3 as a holiday package really stands out. It's capable of taking some great shots, with brilliantly...

May, 2013

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