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conclusion:We like it

88

Sure, you can record passable HD video using just about any smartphone or digital camera. But if you're ready to upgrade to a camcorder that will give you the kind of sharp, detailed footage you'll want to watch repeatedly on a big screen, the HC-X920 is well worth considering. Pocket Lint calls its picture quality "astounding," with "1080p images that will look smashing on any TV." While the HC-X920 isn't cheap, Pocket Lint points out that it has "some features that you'd get on broadcast cameras that cost at least ten times as much." Trusted Reviews likes the HC-X920's "class-leading image quality," along with good manual controls, and WiFi features that include the ability to control the camcorder using your smartphone. According to Trusted Reviews, the HC-X920 is the "best 2D camcorder on the market" and Panasonic has "raised the bar" with the model.

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Critic reviews

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    8.0
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    7.6
  • Design and form factor
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Pocket-Lint Mar 20, 2013

This is a smashing little camera with some features that you'd get on broadcast cameras that cost at least ten times as much. If you have a family, or want to make proper video for YouTube then this is the camera you want.

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Digital Versus Mar 5, 2013

The HC-X920 is a great next step for Panasonic's prosumer camcorder line. The bigger, newer sensors make for great images and are excellent in low lighting.

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Reviewed.com Camcorders Jan 12, 2013

The X920 seems to be only a small update to the X900, which itself was only a small update to the TM900. That's fine, Panasonic's top camcorders have historically been great performers, after all.

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TrustedReviews Jan 10, 2013

The Panasonic X920 isn't a revolution in camcorder design but its solid feature set should still stand it in good stead for being one of the best high-end camcorders of this year.

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Expert Reviews Jan 7, 2013

These are all great improvements to an already excellent camcorder, but competition in this market is fierce and until we get both Sony and Panasonic's efforts (along with Canon's and Samsung's) in for testing it's far too early to call a winner.

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