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8.8
3 reviews
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    8.0
  • Audio recording quality
    8.0
  • Recording capacity
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    8.0
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Ease of use
  • Design and form factor
    6.7

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8.0
Pocket-Lint Jul 18, 2014

We like the wearable nature of the camera. It's practical and comfortable, but it does have some limitations when it comes to using the A500 in different roles. As a personal camera it's excellent, but it lacks the versatility that a more conventional design offers.

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Pocket-Lint Mar 24, 2014

The camera part weighs 31g, so won't weigh you down, and the operating unit it's attached to is 119g ... the preview content being shown by Panasonic looked good. We liked the predecessor and we can't wait to have a proper play with this new 4K version.

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