PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black

Product code: 158162

Product features

  • CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 20 x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Image stabilisation

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Product features

  • CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 20 x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Image stabilisation

With expert service from Knowhow

  • Monthly protection of your PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black for only £4.49 More info
Product information
Top features:

- Crystal clear video thanks to LEICA lens and BSI sensor

- Wireless multi camera with remote control through your smartphone

- Easy to use, taking the hassle out of filming

Enjoy crystal clear 4K definition and convenient wireless capabilities with the Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder.

Crystal clear video

Thanks to its impressive LEICA Dicomar lens and advanced BSI CMOS sensor, the HC-VX980EB-K is capable of producing crisp and detailed images with minimal distortion.

The HDR (High Dynamic Range) movie function creates clearer videos by supressing highlights and shadows. Shoot even in difficult lighting conditions and capture natural videos without the need to adjust settings. What's more, the VX980E lets you record videos in stunning 4K definition. High speed, high precision autofocus technology makes 4K filming easy for everyone.

Wireless multi camera
With WiFi built-in, you can wirelessly shoot videos and take pictures remotely using your smartphone.

Connect to up to three smartphones and shoot from a variety of angles and viewpoints to create a unique and professional-looking home video.

Easy to use

The HCVX980EBK takes the hassle out of every day filming. The smooth zoom lets you focus on off-centre subjects without having to adjust the camera angle, while minimising blur.

You can even pan in and out with extra precision, simply by selecting the exact start and end points.

With optical image stabilisation built-in, enjoy clear and stable recording every time.



Technical specifications for PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black

Type Digital camcorder
Resolution 3840 × 2160p (25 fps)
Other resolutions Full HD 1920 x 1080p (50 fps)
Sensor CMOS
Image stabilisation Optical
Sensitivity 2 lux
Shutter speed 1/25 - 1/8000
White balance Auto, White set, Sunny, Cloudy, Indoor1, Indoor2 (TTL system)
Focal length 4.08 - 81.6 mm
35 mm equivalent 30.8 - 626 mm
Aperture range f/1.8 - f/3.6
Minimum focusing distance 3 cm
Focusing Manual & autofocus
Screen 76.2 mm LCD vari-angle touchscreen
Screen features Resolution: 460,800 dots
Viewfinder No
Time-lapse function Yes
Slow motion Yes
Scene modes Miniature effect, Silent movie, 8 mm movie, Time lapse recording
Photo mode Yes
Image resolution 6784 x 3816
Video file formats - AVCHD
- iFrame
- MP4
Audio file formats - AVCHD Dolby Digital (5.1 ch / 2 ch)
- iFrame
- MP4
- AAC (2 ch)
Optical zoom 20 x
Digital zoom 60 x
Memory card - SD
Internal memory 128 MB
Interface - mini HDMI
- USB 2.0
- AV
- Microphones (stereo mini)
- Headphone (stereo mini)
TV output Yes
WiFi connectivity Yes
App available Yes
Microphone input Yes
3.5 mm headphone port Yes
Battery type Lithium-ion
Battery life 1.5 hours
Compatible platforms Windows & Mac
Filter diameter 49 mm
Built-in light / flash Yes
Colour Black
Box contents - Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K Traditional Camcorder
- AC adaptor
- DC cable
- Rechargeable battery pack
- USB cable
- Lens hood
Dimensions 73 x 65 x 139 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 351 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years
Customer reviews

Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K Traditional Camcorder - Black reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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(8.3 out of 10)
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Scores 8.3 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
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(9 out of 10)


Tamworth GB Experienced amateur
4K quality video is excellent.
Photos taken from video are very good.
Sound quality improved.
Slot for the HDSD card is under the camcorder. I had wanted it to be on the side so that it could not be accidentally opened.
Confirmed purchase: 26 July 2018
Published on: 18 August 2018
(9 out of 10)


GB Experienced amateur
Brilliant picture quality
Its quite difficult to negotiate the memory.
Confirmed purchase: 05 August 2017
Published on: 24 August 2017
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PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black