Panasonic Canada has announced three new Full HD camcorders for spring – the HC-W570, HC-V270, and HC-V160. All three models are equipped with a 2.2 megapixel back-illuminated sensor (BSI), long optical zoom (50x in W570 and V270, 38x in V160) and wide angle lens (28mm in W570 and V270, 32.3mm in V160). The HC-W570 also features Twin Camera, where a rotatable second camera on the side of the LCD screen allows you to shoot different angles (capturing two scenes simultaneously) and layer the images onto one file with a Picture-In-Picture effect (PIP).
Panasonic’s new Full HD camcorders combine outstanding zoom performance and a host of innovative shooting options
Take your amateur movies to the next level with 50x optical zoom and easy-to-use creative features
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 5, 2015) – Panasonic today added three models to its range of Full HD camcorders – the HC-W570, HC-V270, and HC-V160. All three models provide zoom capability normally associated with top-of-the-range video cameras, while added Image Stabilization functionality means even beginners can capture stunning, professional-looking video. Each new camcorder incorporates an array of easy-to-use features, making filming friends and family more enjoyable and creative than ever.
Clarity, zoom and stability
All three models are equipped with a 2.2 megapixel back-illuminated sensor (BSI) that enables you to capture those special moments in stunning Full HD. With a 28mm wide angle lens (32.3mm in V160) you’ll be able to include more in the frame for truly cinematic results.
Panasonic’s new Full HD camcorders also incorporate amazing zoom performance compared to other camcorders in their class. The HC-W570 and HC-V270 models boast a remarkable 50x optical zoom and 90x Intelligent Zoom, allowing you to get closer to the action, whether you’re shooting beautiful scenery or recording your family playing sports. Users of the HC-V160 can also join in on the action, with access to 38x optical and 77x Intelligent Zoom.
With such powerful zoom capability, it’s important that footage remains level and vibration-free. The Level Shot function, which automatically detects tilting and levels the image, is available with both the HC-W570 and HC-V270 models. The setting can be adjusted to one of three levels (OFF, Normal, Strong) depending on the shooting conditions.
Similarly, five-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Optical Image Stabilizer) counteracts the effect of hand vibrations, which is especially useful when taking shots at the highest level of zoom. You can be confident that those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities won’t be ruined as a result of blurring.
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