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Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ

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Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ review: specs and price

Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ
Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ

Why is Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ better than the average?

  • Video recording (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Battery power
    5400mAhvs1604.85mAh
  • Widest aperture
    f/1.6 vsf/2.111834319526631
  • Screen size
    3.5"vs2.83"
  • Minimum focal length
    28mmvs30.68mm

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Design

1.height

179.5mm

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22mm

2.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

3.weight

1.9kg

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30g

4.screen size

3.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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7.6"

5.width

154mm

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20mm

6.pixel density

201ppi

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490ppi

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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2160 x 150fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

5.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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Optics

1.megapixels

1.1MP

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30MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.has manual white balance
Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

4.widest aperture

f/1.6

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.2

5.has manual focus
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This allows to manually set the focus.

6.minimum focal length

28mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

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1.6mm

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Audio

1.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

3.has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Battery

1.battery power

5400mAh

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6600mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.can be controlled remotely
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

2.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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3

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Miscellaneous

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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