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Panasonic HX-WA30

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Panasonic HX-WA30 review: specs and price

Panasonic HX-WA30
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Panasonic HX-WA30

Why is Panasonic HX-WA30 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    16MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    720 x 120fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    290gvs563.67g
  • Thickness
    46.2mmvs125.69mm
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1.48
  • Volume
    567.68cm³vs838.26cm³
  • Minimum focal length
    ?

    28mmvs31.53mm

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.

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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

567.68cm³

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.

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5.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

290g

6.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

46.2mm

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

720 x 120fps

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.

For example

GoPro Hero7 White

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

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5.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

6.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

10Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

16MP

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.

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3.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.

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4.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.

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5.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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6.has a BSI sensor
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A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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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.

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Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

880mAh

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

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

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Features

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

GoPro Hero7 Silver

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2.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.

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3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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4.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

5.is DLNA-certified
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All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

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