Panasonic has just announced its HX-WA10 and Panasonic is branding the WA10 as a full HD dual camera as it enables you to capture videos and stills without having to switch between two different modes.Panasonic WA10 is waterproof up to depths of 3m which makes it suitable for recording by the beach or pool……..
Panasonic announced the release of the new waterproof Full-HD Camcorder HX-WA10 which allows easy, effortless photo and video shooting. The WA10 is also optimized for shooting outdoors and in rainy weather. It captures stunning, detailed images with Full-HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, thanks to Backside Illumination (BSI) technology for shooting in dimly lit conditions and 16-megapixel still image recording with top-class digital camera quality. This lets users easily enjoy authentic HD shooting in a wide range of situations.The MPEG-4 AVC file format (MP4) is convenient for uploading and editing images with a PC or the Internet. Blog and SNS handles are also easily used. Operation of the WA10 is very very easy thanks to the included HD Writer VE 1.0 software which is compatible with both YouTube and Facebook.
With the release of this new multi functional camcorder, Panasonic offers users the ability to shoot Full-HD videos and high-resolution photos, even during rugged outdoor, recreational and everyday activities. Some of the new video features of the new HX-WA10 include:
- Waterproof for Active Shooting : The WA10 can be used to a depth of 3 meters underwater for up to 60 minutes complying with IPX8 standards.
- Bright and Stunning Full-HD Video Shooting with BSI Sensor : The BSI (Backside Illumination) sensor technology has improved the sensitivity of the CMOS sensor, making it possible to shoot images with high-resolution Full-HD quality even in dimly lit areas. Full-HD video (1920 x 1080 pixels) can also be captured in all kinds of year-round outdoor conditions, not only in the rain or while swimming in a pool or the ocean, but also during marine sports6 such as snorkelling and surfing, and winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. The PC-friendly MPEG-4 AVC file format (MP4) makes it super easy to load and edit data with a PC. It’s also hassle-free to directly upload video clips to YouTube or Facebook with the included application after editing.
- 16-Megapixel Still Image Recording – Highest Class Resolution among Compact Digital Cameras: The WA10 captures 16-megapixel photos, in addition to Full-HD video shooting. By separating photo and video capture buttons: images can be captured by using only the thumb to press the desired button, without having to change modes. By pressing the still image button, even while shooting a movie will produce a photo with resolution of up to 2 megapixels.
Other features :
- Stylish, easy-to-hold vertical design
- 2.7 -inch wide TFT LCD monitor
- Capable of shooting faraway subjects with an optical 5x zoom/12x Advanced zoom for movie recording.
- Blur-free shooting with E.I.S (Electrical Image Stabilizer)
- Automatic optimal settings with iA (Intelligent Auto) mode
- Captures faces beautifully with Face Detection
- Clearly records sound with stereo microphones
- MP4 recording for easy PC networking
- Mini HDMI Terminal for enjoying even more beautiful Full-HD resolution
- Compatible with large-capacity recording media SDXC memory card
- Rechargeable via USB port: High-power mode