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Panasonic HX-WA2
7.5 out of 10

Panasonic HX-WA2

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
SENSOR SECTION
Total Pixels
14.4 Megapixels
Motion Image
11.9 Megapixels [16:9], 14.3 Megapixels [4:3]
Still Image
11.9 Megapixels [16:9], 14.3 Megapixels [4:3]
Image Sensor
1/2.33" MOS Sensor
LENS SECTION
F Value
F3.5(WIDE), F3.7(TELE)
Optical Zoom
5x
Focal Length
6.8 - 34.0mm
Motion Image
(W-Range Zoom W mode) 40.0- 240.0mm [16:9], 38.9- 233.4mm [4:3]*3 / (W-Range Zoom T mode) 82.4- 494.4mm [16:9], 80.9- 485.4mm [4:3]*3
Still Image
39.9 - 199.5mm [16:9], 38.6 - 193.0mm [4:3]
CAMERA SECTION
Standard Illumination
1400 lx
Minimum Illumination
9lx (Scene mode off: 1/30), 3lx (Low Light Mode: 1/15)
Image Stabilizer
Active E.I.S. [Electrical Image Stabilizer]
Focus
Auto/Manual
White Balance
Auto/ Manual (Sunny, Cloudy, Indoor1, Indoor2, Whiteset)
Motion Image
1/30 - 1/10000 / (Low Light Mode: 1/15 - 1/10000)
Still Image
1/2 - 1/1500
Iris
Auto
Optical Zoom
5x
Advanced Zoom / W-Range Zoom/i.Zoom (Only for Motion Image)
W-Range Zoom 12x, i.Zoom 15x
Digital Zoom 1
120x [Motion Image] , 50x [Still Image]
RECORDING SECTION
Media (Motion/ Still Image)
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, Built-in memory
Recording Format
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording/ Playback Mode*1
1080/ 60i , (1920 x 1080) / 1080/ 30p , (1920 x 1080) / 720/ 60p , (1280 x 720) / 720/ 30p , (1280 x 720) / 480/ 30p , (640 x 480) / 540/ 30p , (960 x 540)
Audio Recording System
AAC (2ch)
Microphone
2ch stereo
Speaker
Dynamic type
Media Remaining Indication
Yes
Signal System
1080/60i 、1080/30p 、 720/60p 、720/30p 、 480/30p 、540/30p
STILL IMAGE SECTION
Recording Format
JPEG(DCF/Exif2.2)
Simultaneous Recording
[16:9] 2 megapixels, (1920 x 1080) / 0.9 megapixels,(1280 x 720) / [4:3] 0.3 megapixels, (640 x 480)
Creating still picture from motion picture
Yes
Flash
Yes
Still Picture
[4:3] / 14 megapixels (4352 x 3264), 10 megapixels (3744 x 2808) / 5 megapixels (2560 x 1920), 3 megapixels (2048 x 1536) / 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480) / [16:9] / 10 megapixels (4352 x 2448), 7.8 megapixels (3744 x 2106) / 3.5 megapixels (2560 x 1440), 2 megapixels (1920 x 1080) / [PANORAMA] / 360° Panorama Horizontal (14400 x 720) / 180° Panorama Horizontal (7200 x 720) / 360° Panorama Vertical (1280 x 14400) / 180° Panorama Vertical (1280 x 7200)
SYSTEM SECTION
Power Supply  2
DC3.7V (Battery) / 5.0V (USB)
Power Consumption
4.1W (Recording) / 4.5W (Charging)
Without Battery and SD Card
approx. 238g (0.525lb)
With Battery and SD Card
approx. 259g (0.571lb)
AV
output
USB
2.0 Hi-Speed
Dimensions (W x H x D)
approx. 93.1 x 125.6 x 44.1mm (3.67 x 4.95 x 1.74inch)
HDMI
1
Monitor (LCD)
2.6" Wide LCD ( 230,400 dots)
STANDARD ACCESSORIES
AC Adaptor
Yes
Rechargeable Battery Pack
min. 880 mAh / Lithium-Ion
AV Cable
Yes
USB Cable
Yes
Included Software
HD Writer VE2.0
OTHERS
Tough Design
Waterproof 3m/ 10.0ft
On-Screen Display Language
English, Spanish
Further Specifications
NOTE
*1 In PAL regions, images are converted from 60i to 50i, 60p to 50p and 30p to 25p for playback. / *3 without active mode
Release Date
First seen
6 January 2012