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Panasonic HM-TA2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Panasonic HM-TA2. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and price are overall positive. The size and portability are also appreciated. There are some negative opinions about the battery, while the reliability and memory get mixed comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HM-TA2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Panasonic HM-TA2 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the battery and durability are on the whole positive. The image quality and usability also get good comments. Many are negative about the reliability and size.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HM-TA2 HD Mobile Camera - Black (8MP Stills) 3-inch Touchscreen (Tripod Included)Panasonic HM-TA2 HD Mobile Camera - Black (8MP Stills) 3-inch Touchscreen (Tripod Included)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery voltage:3.7
Continuous video playback time:0.5
Video recording time:0.5


3D: No
Minimum illumination:9
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR


Colour of product:Black / Red / White
LED indicators: Yes


Display diagonal:7.62
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: No


Focus adjustment:Auto

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.93
Effective megapixels (movie):2.93
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:5.33

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):49
Focal length range (f-f):4.1
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):2.8
Auto Focus: Yes
Internal Memory:10
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.6
Power requirements:5.0V
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer PE 2.0 / HD Writer PE2.0
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/30

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3264 x 2448
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,3264 x 2448


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots:1


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 480p, 540p, 720p / 1080p, 480p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4 / MPEG4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 / 640 x 480,960 x 540,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.8 / 10.9

White balance

White Balance:Auto