PANASONIC HC-W850EB-K Full HD Camcorder - Black

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  • Optical zoom: 20x
  • CMOS BSI sensor
  • 3” LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in WiFi & NFC
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The Panasonic HC-W850EB-K Full HD Camcorder brings you exciting new home movie possibilities with amazing shooting functions and a powerful new imaging engine.

Twice as fun as regular camcorders

You'll love the new Twin Camera function, sure to offer double the fun. Whether you want to capture lively action shots or beautiful portraits, the Panasonic HC-W850EB-K lets you accomplish both.

There's also a rotatable sub camera that lets you shoot at any angle you like, opening up all manner of creative possibilities. Shoot from the side or rear of the camera simultaneously as this intelligent technology combines with the Crystal Engine PRO+ processor.

Capture an image of a sidelong subject, grab a dynamic selfie or achieve both a tele- and a wide-angle shot from the front of the camera. Data is recorded into a sub window, which can be moved by simply dragging and dropping.

Premium photo quality

Achieve outstanding image quality, as the HC-W850EB-K Full HD Camcorder employs a responsive 1/2.3”-type BSI MOS Sensor with a 12.76 megapixel resolution. This sensor teams with the Crystal Engine PRO+ processor for stunning results every time.

The camera also includes an f/1.8 - f/3.6 lens with a 4.08 – 81.6 mm focal length, allowing you to faithfully capture a wide range of different subjects with superior detail levels and rich colours.

Enjoy Full HD 1920 x 1080 50p movie recording and 24 megapixel still image capture thanks to this powerful technology.

Steadier videos and photos

The Panasonic HC-W850EB-K offers a Level Shot function which automatically detects and corrects for tilting in captured images by using hybrid processing based on an acceleration sensor plus a gyro sensor.

Tilt tracking is improved by 30% for more stable shooting, giving you images that are more level even when you're in an unstable or awkward position, such as low or high angles.

Hybrid O.I.S.+ uses five-axis correction to completely eradicate blurring in everything from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots. Capture crisp, clear images without blurring in almost every video and photo situation.

Powerful zoom

Achieve the results you're after and capture tricky, distant or inaccessible subjects with an intelligent 50x zoom and optical 20x zoom range that really expands the breadth of photographic expression.

The camera can extend from a 29.5 mm wide angle to intelligent 50x zooming. Whether it's panoramic scenery or a telephoto image, you'll be able to pull off dynamic images of subjects at a distance.

Fantastic shooting features

There are multiple things you can achieve with the Panasonic HC-W850EB-K Camcorder. Because it has built-in WiFi you'll be able to check on your baby using a smartphone or tablet in another room, making it a great monitor as well as a creative tool.

A Push Notification function activates the smartphone or tablet if the voice sensor detects that the baby has woken up and made a noise – you'll even be able to speak to the child over the monitor.

In Night Mode, the camcorder employs Infrared rays and IR-LED lighting so that you can shoot in the dark (0 lux). Capture night-time images without waking the baby up or disturbing your subject.

The Full-HD Slow Motion Video feature records Full HD 1920 x 1080 movies at 120 fps, and with Intelligent Frame Creation, the New Crystal Engine Pro+ can interpolate to an equivalent of 240 fps for smoother slow motion.

Using the handy wide 3” LCD touchscreen, you can switchto slow motion while shooting by touching the onscreen icon.

Wireless camcorder

As well as WiFi, the Panasonic HC-W850EB-K boasts One-Touch Connection with NFC.

Without needing bother with complex initial settings or setup, NFC allows you connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder with a single touch. You'll be able to use a QR code to adjust WiFi settings quickly and easily if NFC isn't available.

The Panasonic HC-W850EB-K Full HD Camcorder opens up a wide range of new possibilities for personal video and photo capture.

Product code: 094929

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Camcorder type Digital camcorder
Resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p
Sensor 1/2.3-type BSI MOS sensor
Sensor (pixels) 12.76 megapixels
Image stabilisation Hybrid O.I.S.+ with Active Mode, O.I.S. Lock, Level Shot Function
Sensitivity 2 lux
Shutter speed - Auto slow shutter on: 1/25 - 1/8000 [50p / 50i]
- Auto slow shutter off: 1/50 - 1/8000, 1/2 - 1/2000 [50p / 50i]
White balance Auto, Indoor1, Indoor2, Sunny Cloudy, White set
Lens f/1.8 - f/3.6
Focal length 4.08 - 81.6 mm
35 mm equivalent 29.5 - 612 mm [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function off)
Focusing Manual and autofocus
Screen 3" LCD touchscreen
Screen features Resolution: 460,800 dots
Photo mode Yes
Image resolution 6528 x 3672p
Sound Dolby Digital 5.1 ch / 2ch
Video file formats - AVCHD progressive
- MP4
Audio file formats iFrame, MP4: AAC (2ch)
Optical zoom 20 x
Digital zoom - 60 x
- Intelligent zoom: 50x
Memory card SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal memory 90 MB
Number of memory card slots 1
Interface USB 2.0
Wireless function Yes
NFC Yes - Without NFC, use QR code to make Wi-Fi settings quickly and easily
App compatible Panasonic Image App
- Use a smartphone or tablet as a live-view remote controller
- Operate the camcorder from a distance
- View videos and photos in the camera on a smartphone or tablet
- Upload to an SNS site
Microphone input Yes
Audio output 3.5 mm jack
Battery type 3.6 V, 1940 mAh VW-VBT190 rechargeable
Battery life - 1080 / 60p: 1 hour 25 minutes
- [PH],[HA],[HG],[HE]: 1 hour 30 minutes
- iFrame: 1 hour 40 minutes
- Charging time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Compatible platforms Windows & Mac
Filter diameter 49 mm
Built-in light / flash Yes
Other features - Twin Camera function for simultaneous recording
- Sub camera shoots at any angle
- Night Mode
- Full-HD slow motion video
- Level Shot function
Colour Black
Hard copy manual supplied Yes
Accessories included - Rechargeable battery pack
- AC adaptor
- DC cable
- Shoe adaptor
- USB cable
- Software
Supplied software HD Writer AE 5.1
Dimensions 72.4 x 65 x 138.8 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 352 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year