Panasonic HX-WA2 reviews: Memory card storage Full HD camcorder

8 customer reviews

This camcorder is a good all rounder.

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8.4 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Panasonic HX-WA2: Pocket, 5x optical zoom camcorder using SDXC card. See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser Professional videographer

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
No lens cap , this rendered the camera useless for me.
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 7.0
Features 5.0
Sound quality 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Feb 2013

KATHARINE, Abingdon Keen amateur

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Feels substantial and well made
Bad points:
None that I have identified so far
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 7.0
Weight 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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5 of 7 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Jul 2012

Product Features

Resolution quality Full HD
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 5
Media format Memory card
Connections HDMI
Type of memory card SDXC
Shape of camcorder Pocket
Digital zoom ratio 120
Type of image stabiliser Electronical Image Stabiliser
Widescreen recording Yes
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1
Weight (g) 238
Screen size (Inches) 2.6
Maximum aperture telephoto 3.7
Maximum aperture wide 3.5
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 82.4
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 494.4
Type of chip CMOS
Release date 2012-04-04

Also known as: Panasonic HX-WA2EB-A, HX-WA2, Panasonic HX-WA2EB-D

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Manufacturer's Description

Active HD Camcorder

  • 3-Meter Waterproof* Design for Active Shooting
  • Intelligent 15x Zoom* & Active E.I.S. for Blur-free Shooting
  • Full HD (1920×1080), 14-Megapixel Still Picture Recording
  • Panorama Mode
  • HDR (Back Light Compensation, Paint)
  • Burst Shooting

Active HD Camcorder HX-WA2 – A Waterproof Full-HD Camcorder Designed for Active Use.

The waterproof design withstands immersion to 3 meters in depth for carefree shooting enjoyment on rainy days and in the water. *This camera’s waterproof rating complies with IPX8 and IP5X ratings. This doesn’t guarantee no destruction, no malfunction, or waterproofing in all conditions.

You can shoot motion images with a maximum 15x Intelligent Zoom and no image quality degradation. The E.I.S.(Electrical Image Stabilizer) also gives you beautiful zoom shots without blurring. * When using the 15x Zoom, switching is required by pressing the Double Range Zoom button. When the Active E.I.S. is turned on, the zoom is 12×. When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 5×.

You can catch those special moments in 14-megapixel high-resolution still pictures. Depending on the situation, you can shoot high-quality photos or videos — whichever you want.

It enables dynamic 360°/180° panorama shooting, just swing the camera up, down, left or right. And you can take vertical or horizontal images easily.

HDR (Backlight Compensation) gives three images taken at different exposures to combine to one optimal still image while suppressing blown highlights and blocked shadows. HDR (Paint) process gives still images an artistic, painting-like effect.


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