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Panasonic HX-WA2

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Panasonic HX-WA2 review: specs and price

Panasonic HX-WA2
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Panasonic HX-WA2

Why is Panasonic HX-WA2 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    14.3MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    238gvs563.67g
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1.48
  • Volume
    520.11cm³vs838.26cm³
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/10000svs1/3650s

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Panasonic HX-WA2
2.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

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3.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

520.11cm³

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Panasonic HX-WA2
5.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

238g

6.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Panasonic HX-WA2

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

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

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4.continuous shooting at high resolution
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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

1fps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

14.3MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Panasonic HX-WA2
3.has manual white balance
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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.

Panasonic HX-WA2
4.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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5.widest aperture
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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.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/3.50

6.has manual gain
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This allows to manually set the gain.

Panasonic HX-WA2

Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

2

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.

Panasonic HX-WA2

Battery

1.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

880mAh

2.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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

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

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5.internal storage
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Best

Drift Stealth 2 Action Cam

256GB

62.5MB

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Panasonic HX-WA2
2.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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