The built-in MOS sensor captures detailed images and videos with 14.4 megapixels even in dimly lit conditions. The HX-DC1 captures Full HD videos at 1920 x 1080 dot pixel resolution in 1080/60i and 1080/30p. When it comes to clicking photographs, this Panasonic HX-DC1 handycam captures images in 4:3 aspect ratio with 14 megapixel resolution.The High-Quality Image Engine offers high-speed image and video processing. This camera comes with noise-reduction feature for shooting enhanced videos even in low-light conditions like indoors or at a party. The HX-DC1 captures remarkable videos in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format and has AAC (2ch) audio recording system. The HX-DC1's Electrical Image Stabilizer eliminates the blurs that occur due to camera shakes or when the subject shakes.
BodyThe pistol-grip Panasonic HX-DC1 camcorder offers a comfort hold and easy access to all the control buttons. One of the best design features of this digital camera is the 3 inch LCD which can be rotated 285 degrees and has 7 brightness levels. You can easily position the display screen according your convenience.
This Panasonic video recorder supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards for storing images and videos. A rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery powers this handycam, which weighs 181 g with the Battery and memory card.
PerformanceThe HX-DC1 camcorder comes with an optical zoom of 5x and digital zoom of 60x. With high image processing capability, the HX-DC1 does not make any compromises in video and image quality even at maximum zoom. The TTL contrast detection Auto Focus system comes with a Macro Focus Range of 0.4 in and saves a lot of time and trouble when recording videos or clicking photographs.
The aperture, ranging between f/3.5 - 3.7, controls the amount of light that falls on the image sensor while recording images and videos. The shutter speed of this digital camera ranges between 1/2 - 1/10000 seconds allowing you to capture still images of subjects even if they are in motion. The built-in flash in the HX-DC1 lets you shoot images even at late evenings or indoors.
Features & ConnectivityThe HD Writer VE1.0 Software facilitates easy sharing and uploading of images and videos on social networking sites. Another convenient feature in this camera is the twin shutter design. This feature allows you to capture still images while recording a video without even having to switch modes.
The Intelligent Scene Selector in the HX-DC1 automatically switches between different scene modes like Portrait, Spotlight, Scenery and Low Light; hence making this handycam easy to operate even by those who are not familiar with digital cameras. Additionally, the Face Detection feature of this camera automatically detects faces and adjusts the exposure and focus to optimize the image.The Panasonic HX-DC1 is USB 2.0 compatible and can be easily connected to your PC or laptop for transferring videos and images. You can also connect this handycam to an HDTV and watch all the images and videos with extreme clarity using an HDMI cable. Furthermore, the HX-DC1 also offers AV connectivity feature to connect with other AV compatible devices. Power-packed with features, the Panasonic HX-DC1 is one of the sleekest and most convenient handy cams to have hit the market.
31 Oct, 2012