Panasonic HC-VX1 4K HD Camcorder

BH #PAHCVX1 • MFR #HC-VX1K
Panasonic HC-VX1 4K HD Camcorder
Key Features
  • 4K30 MP4 HD Video & 26MP Stills
  • 1/2.5" Back-Illuminated MOS Sensor
  • 24x Leica Dicomar Optical Zoom
  • Wireless Multi-Cam Smartphone Function
The HC-VX1 4K Camcorder from Panasonic employs an f/1.8 to f/4 24x Leica Dicomar zoom and a back-illuminated 1/2.5" MOS sensor for optimal imaging, even at lower light levels. The HC-VX1 captures 4K video up to 30 fps, Full HD video at rates up to 1080p60, and up to 26MP still photos. A wireless Multicamera feature lets you record up to three camera angles at once, using one or two smartphones as your additional cameras. The HC-VX1's 24x optical zoom lens features a focal length of 25 to 600mm and a 32x Intelligent Zoom in 4K, expanding to 48x in HD. For steadier handheld shooting, the HC-VX1 features three optical stabilizer technologies including Panasonic's Hybrid OIS+, Ball OIS, and Adaptive OIS.
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Panasonic HC-VX1 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 24K and Full HD 1080p Recording
  • 324x Optical Zoom and 1/2.5" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 4Triple Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Systems
  • 5Wireless Multicamera Capture
  • 6Active Contrast and HDR Movie Modes
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The HC-VX1 4K Camcorder from Panasonic employs an f/1.8 to f/4 24x Leica Dicomar zoom and a back-illuminated 1/2.5" MOS sensor for optimal imaging, even at lower light levels. The HC-VX1 captures 4K video up to 30 fps, Full HD video at rates up to 1080p60, and up to 26MP still photos. A wireless Multicamera feature lets you record up to three camera angles at once, using one or two smartphones as your additional cameras. The HC-VX1's 24x optical zoom lens features a focal length of 25 to 600mm and a 32x Intelligent Zoom in 4K, expanding to 48x in HD. For steadier handheld shooting, the HC-VX1 features three optical stabilizer technologies including Panasonic's Hybrid OIS+, Ball OIS, and Adaptive OIS.

An Active Contrast feature smooths out gradations in high-contrast scenes, and an HDR Movie mode provides a wider dynamic range for more lifelike reproductions. Additional HC-VX1 features include integrated Wi-Fi, a 3" touchscreen LCD, SD/SDHC/SDXC recording, and multiple creative effects modes. The Panasonic HC-VX1 features an integrated 5.1-channel, wind-shielded zooming microphone for optimal audio capture plus a 3.5mm mic/line input.

4K and Full HD 1080p Recording
Captures 4K video up to 30 fps, Full HD video at rates up to 1080p60, and up to 26MP still photos. In-camera audio is recorded using a 5.1-channel, wind-shielded zooming microphone.
24x Optical Zoom and 1/2.5" BSI MOS Sensor
A Leica Dicomar 24x optical zoom lens (25 to 600mm 35mm-equivalent focal length) and a large 1/2.5" BSI MOS sensor provide impressive image capture, even in low light. With Intelligent Zoom, a 32x zoom is offered in 4K and a 48x range in Full HD.
Triple Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Systems
Three OIS technologies: 5-Axis Hybrid OIS Plus, Ball OIS, and Adaptive OIS work together, providing impressive stability in various shooting situations.
Wireless Multicamera Capture
Record up to three camera angles simultaneously, using one or two smartphones as your additional cameras.
Active Contrast and HDR Movie Modes
The Active Contrast feature smooths out gradations in high-contrast scenes, and an HDR Movie mode provides a wider dynamic range for more lifelike imagery.
UPC: 885170332362

Panasonic HC-VX1 Specs

Key Specs
Image Sensor
1/2.5"-Type MOS
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 8.57 Megapixel
Effective: 8.29 Megapixel
Image Stabilization
Optical & Digital
Zoom
Optical: 24x
Intelligent: 32x
Intelligent: 48x
Digital: 70x
Digital: 1500x
Built-In Mic
Yes
Built-In Speaker
Yes
Built-In Light/Flash
Light - No
Flash - No
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Mic/Line Input
Wireless
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack, 1940 mAh
Max Runtime: 1 Hours per Charge
Imaging
Image Sensor
1/2.5"-Type MOS
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 8.57 Megapixel
Effective: 8.29 Megapixel
Image Stabilization
Optical & Digital
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed
1/8000 to 1/60 Second in Video Mode
1/2000 to 1/2 Second in Photo Mode
Exposure Modes
Modes: Auto
Shooting Modes
Auto
Low Light
Miniature Effect
Movie
Night
Time-Lapse Movie
White Balance Modes
Auto
Cloudy
Indoor 1
Indoor 2
Outdoors
Overcast
Lens
Focal Length
4.12 to 98.9mm
35mm-Equivalent Focal Length
25 to 600mm at 16:9 4K/Full HD 24p Video: Level Shot function OFF or Normal
28.9 to 693.7mm at 16:9 Full HD 60p/60i/30p, Video: Level Shot function OFF or Normal
25 to 600mm at 16:9 Photo
30.6 to 734.4mm at 4:3 Photo
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8 to 4
Minimum Focus Distance
3.9" / 10.0 cm
Fixed Focus
No
Zoom
Optical: 24x
Intelligent: 32x
Intelligent: 48x
Digital: 70x
Digital: 1500x
Filter Size
62 mm
Recording
System
NTSC
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Internal Recording Modes
AVCHD
1920 x 1080p at 59.94 fps [28 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 59.94 fps [5 to 24 Mb/s]
MP4
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/29.97 fps [72 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 59.94 fps [24 to 50 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 23.98 fps [50 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 29.97 fps [9 Mb/s]
Video Format
3840 x 2160p at 30 fps (72 Mb/s MP4)
3840 x 2160 at 24 fps (72 Mb/s MP4)
1920 x 1080p at 60 fps (50, 28 Mb/s MP4)
1920 x 1080p at 24 fps (50 Mb/s MP4)
1280 x 720p at 30 fps (9 Mb/s MP4)
1920 x 1080p at 60 fps (28 Mb/s AVCHD)
1920 x 1080i at 60 fps (24, 17, 13, 5 Mb/s AVCHD)
Still Image Support
JPEG
25.9 MP (6784 x 3816)
JPEG
14 MP (4992 x 2808)
JPEG
2.1 MP (1920 x 1080)
JPEG
20.4 MP (5216 x 3912)
JPEG
10.9 MP (3808 x 2856)
JPEG
.3 MP (640 x 480)
Channels
5.1-Channel Stereo
Audio Format
Dolby Digital 2ch
Dolby Digital 5.1
LPCM
Monitor
Display Type
Articulating LCD
Display Size
3.0"
Resolution
460,000 Dot
Viewfinder
Size
.24"
Resolution
1,550,000 Dots
Features
Scene Modes
Preset: Yes
Creative Effects
Yes
Built-In Mic
Yes
Built-In Speaker
Yes
Built-In Light/Flash
Light - No
Flash - No
Accessory Shoe
1 x Cold
Tripod Mounting Thread
1/4"-20 Female
Input/Output Connectors
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Mic/Line Input
Other I/O
1x Micro-USB (USB 2.0) Output
Wireless
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
General
Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack, 1940 mAh
Max Runtime: 1 Hours per Charge
Charging Method
AC Adapter
Charging Time
2.3 Hours
Power Adapter
110 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60Hz
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Humidity: 10 to 80%
Dimensions (W x H x D)
5.6 x 3 x 2.7" / 142 x 77 x 68 mm
Weight
15.9 oz / 450 g (Body Only)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.905 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.25 x 5.8 x 4.05"

Panasonic HC-VX1 Reviews

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The camera have Bluetooth and WiFi

The camera have Bluetooth and WiFi
Asked by: Anonymous
The Panasonic HC-VX1 4K HD Camcorder will only have Wi-Fi.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-30

question

Does the Hybrid image stabilization work in 4k or only in 1080p?
Asked by: Shahed
It works in all video shooting modes.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2020-11-18

External mic input?

External mic input?
Asked by: Allen
This microphone terminal will NOT power a microphone that requires power from the camera, however. I just learned this the hard way.
Answered by: Kevin
Date published: 2022-08-01

Is the camera also WiFi

Is the camera also WiFi
Asked by: Anonymous
The Panasonic HC-VX1 4K HD Camcorder will have Wi-Fi capabilities.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-29

Can still images be extracted from 4K video or ...

Can still images be extracted from 4K video or only by the still photo button?
Asked by: Daniel
Hi, Daniel! Simultaneously performing the action is not feasible. However, you can extract a still image from the video using software. -M
Answered by: Panasonic Team
Date published: 2024-02-13

What settings are recommended to avoid flickering ...

What settings are recommended to avoid flickering or trails when shooting Christmas lights video with the Panasonic HC-VX1K 4K camera?
Asked by: Humberto
In general, the intensity of flickering can be decreased by using a slower shutter speed. Similarly, the flicker frequency can sometimes be decreased by using a shutter speed which is as close as possible to a known safe shutter speed.
Answered by: Panasonic Team
Date published: 2021-08-19

Can this camera be controlled using a macbook ...

Can this camera be controlled using a macbook pro?
Asked by: William
Hi! The camera cannot be controlled using a computer (Mac or Windows).
Answered by: Panasonic Team
Date published: 2021-08-13

Does the4k Panasonic camcorder wifi have an app ...

Does the4k Panasonic camcorder wifi have an app to control cam functions via smartphone
Asked by: Frank
Yes it does. This camcorder does have WiFi and it can be connected to an App for control with an iOS or Android Device.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-11-18
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