Panasonic HX-WA03H Active Lifestyle Full HD Camcorder, Grip Design, Waterproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof, 16-Megapixel Still Pictures - Black/Orange
Comfortable Pistol Grip Design Fits Firmly In Your Hand
This active lifestyle HD camcorder will work as hard as you and is ready to go anywhere. You are free to actively shoot in various outdoor situations without worrying with the HX-WA03 Full HD Camcorder. The comfortable pistol grip design, with a flip-out LCD, gives it the power to follow your every adventure.
Waterproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof Sealed Body Suits An Active Lifestyle
The HX-WA03 video camcorder is waterproof, freezeproof, dustproof and is designed to fit firmly in your hand to deliver exceptional performance. The HX-WA03 is tougher than ever. It's waterproof down to 16ft / 5m, freezeproof down to -14°F / 10°C, and dustproof with a sealed body to meet the demands of your active lifestyle. Take it out shooting even in the harshest environments and it's ready to perform.
16-Megapixel Photo Capture Mode For Great Looking Pictures
The Panasonic HX-WA03 HD camcorder captures even the tiniest details in 16-megapixel high-resolution still pictures. Depending on the situation, you can flexibly shoot either high-quality 16-megapixel photos or Full-HD videos. You can also capture 2-megapixel still images while recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting Button (varies depending on the video mode used for shooting).
Intelligent 18x Zoom and Active Image Stabilizer In Stunning Full-HD Video
In addition to an optical 5x zoom, the High-Quality Image Engine of the HX-WA03 video camcorder gives you the power to shoot videos with a maximum 18x Intelligent Zoom with no image quality degradation when the Active Image Stabilizer is turned on and the zoom is 12x. When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 5x (2-megapixel / 16:9). The Active Image Stabilizer enables handheld zooming without blurring so you can achieve a flexible shooting range from wide-angle to a dynamic zoom.
Express Yourself with Cool Creative Controls and Panorama Mode
Inspire your creativity with the Panasonic HX-WA03's Creative Control features. Discover 9 filters — One Point Color, Old Movie, Fish-Eye Effect, HDR Paint (not available for video recording), Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid, and Soft — for highly creative still and video images. Recorded data can also be retouched with eight filters: One Point Color, Old Movie, Fisheye Effect, Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid and Soft. Panorama Mode of the camcorder makes it possible to shoot a wide horizontal/vertical panoramic image with consecutive shots taken by overlaying the previous picture. The multiple images are stitched together to create one single wide image capturing your scene.
HDR Backlight Compensation for Optimal Exposures
With the Panasonic HX-WA03H HD video camcorder you can easily take photos with the optimal exposure. Three images taken at different exposures are combined to record one optimal still image while suppressing blown highlights and blocked shadows. Natural-looking images can be captured even when shooting against the light.
Active Lifestyle Camcorder Comparison Chart
1/4.1" BSI MOS Sensor
1/2.33" MOS Sensor
Approx. 14.4 megapixels
|Effective Pixels|| |
2.8 megapixels (Wide Mode), 1.62 megapixels (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer OFF), / 1.31 megapixels (Standard Mode, Image Stabilizer ON) [16:9]
One Point Color, Old Movie, Fish-eye Effect, Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid, Soft
[16:9] / 5.3 megapixels (3072 x 1728), 3 megapixels (2304 x 1296)
[16:9] / 10 megapixels (4352 x 2448), 7.8 megapixels (3744 x 2106) / 3.5 megapixels (2560 x 1440), 2 megapixels (1920 x 1080) / [4:3] / 16 megapixels (4608 x 3456), 14 megapixels (4352 x 3264) / 7 megapixels (3072 x 2304), 3 megapixels (2048 x 1536) / 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480) / [PANORAMA] / 360° Panorama Horizontal (14400 x 720) / 180° Panorama Horizontal (7200 x 720) / 360° Panorama Vertical (1280 x 14400) / 180° Panorama Vertical (1280 x 7200)
Image Stabilizer, Level Shot Function
Active Image Stabilizer
Auto / Manual
|W-Range Zoom / Extra Zoom / Intelligent Zoom (Only for Motion Image)|
W-Range Zoom : 12x , Intelligent Zoom : 18x
|Digital Zoom 1|
120x (Motion Image), 50x (Still Image)
2.4 GHz band
1.5m / 5 ft (IPX8 compliant)
16ft / 5m (IPX8 compliant)
14°F / -10°C
Yes (IP5X compliant)
Yes (IP6X compliant)