Panasonic HX-A500

84
Global
Score
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Consumer
Image stabilization
Digital

General

Type
Consumer

Video format

Native resolution
1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 720 x 480, 640 x 480
3D support
no

Shooting

Focus
Autofocus

Other features

Tripod mount
yes
Water resistant
yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
LCD

Optics

Image stabilization
Digital

Audio and microphone

Microphone type
Built-in

Connections

WiFi
yes (Internal)