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Panasonic HDC-DX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Panasonic HDC-DX1. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and image quality. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the battery. Opinions are divided on the memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-DX1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-DX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-DX1 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. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The image quality and portability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price.

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic - HDC-DX1 - High Definition Mini DVD CamcorderPanasonic - HDC-DX1 - High Definition Mini DVD Camcorder

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-DX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-DX1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the design and image quality are generally positive, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

price, image quality, design

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-DX1 AVCHD 3CCD High Definition DVD Camcorder with 12x Optical Image Stabilized ZoomPanasonic HDC-DX1 AVCHD 3CCD High Definition DVD Camcorder with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

An attractive offering from Panasonic, the HDC-DX1 is capable of delivering high definition video once its interface and menus have been mastered.

Sharp and clear images, vibrant colours

Design and interface make operation difficult and irritating at times

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Derek Fung (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-DX1

 

Panasonic's high-def DVD camcorder impresses, but its lack of storage capacity is a worry.

And as impressive as our first impressions of the Panasonic HDC-DX1 were, we are a little wary of the limited storage capacity offered by 8cm DVDs. The upcoming high-definition hard-drive models from other manufacturers or the HDC-SD1, along with some...

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:2
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.2cm
Height:9cm
Weight:0.68kg
Width:9.1cm/9.2cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display Resolution:250000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:HDC-DX1/HDC-DX1EB-S/HDC-DX1EG-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:12 / 700
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length range (f-f):4 - 48
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:48mm
Min Focal Length:4mm
Optical Zoom:12
Optical Zoom:12 / 700
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.5Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.5Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.7Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Lens system:Leica Dicomar
Photo mode: Yes
Power requirements:DC 7.9/ 7.2V

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DV port: No
HDMI: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50 - 1/8000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVCHD
Digital Zoom:700
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-R DL (8 cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.2
Height :9.02
Weight:680
Width:9.15