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Panasonic HX-WA20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 161 reviews of Panasonic HX-WA20. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The size and portability also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the color. The memory and connectivity get critical views.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality

battery, connectivity, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HX-WA20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HX-WA20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Panasonic HX-WA20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and image quality. The portability and durability also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the design. Some have doubts about the connectivity and battery.

usability, durability, portability, image quality, size

battery, connectivity

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic WA20 Full HD MP4 Vertical Camcorder - White/Grey/Blue (16MP, 3M Waterproof, Dustproof, 15x Intelligent Zoom, 240fps Slow-Motion Recording, PPanasonic WA20 Full HD MP4 Vertical Camcorder - White/Grey/Blue (16MP, 3M Waterproof, Dustproof, 15x Intelligent Zoom, 240fps Slow-Motion Recording, P

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HX-WA20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Panasonic HX-WA20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

33% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.7

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:actioncam / Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR

Design

Colour of product:Anthracite, Orange / Blue, White / Grey / White

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.6
Display resolution (numeric):230400

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):8.3 / 9.9
Effective megapixels (movie):8.4 / 9.8
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.33
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:16.4

Lens System

Digital Zoom:120
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):28 - 280
Focal length range (f-f):4 - 20
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):14 / 28
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8
Optical Zoom:5

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
AV output:1 / Yes
Extra/Smart zoom:15
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4.2 / 4.5

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer VE2.0
Cables included:AV, USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Shutter speed (photo):1/2 - 1/1000
Shutter speed (video):1/30 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG / JPG
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3072 / 4608 x 3456
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2560 x 1440,2560 x 1920,3840 x 2160,4608 x 2592 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2560 x 1440,2560 x 1920,3840 x 2160,4608 x 2592,4608 x 3072 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2560 x 1440,2560 x 1920,3840 x 2160,4608 x 2592,4608 x 3456

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No

Video

Dual shot (video & photo): Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480p, 720p / 1080i, 480p, 720p
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,960 x 540,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.41
Height :12.6
Weight:256
Width:9.39

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Manual, Sunny