Panasonic outs HX-A500, 4K 25fps wearable camera

Panasonic has announced a new wearable camera that is capable of shooting 4K videos at 25fps – the HX-A500.

The Panasonic HX-A500 aims to be the companion of a frequent traveler or outdoorsman who want to record their activities in ultra high-def. While the GoPro seems to be the more popular choice, the HX-A500 takes the advantage at being able to record 4K videos at a smoother 25fps compared to the GoPro’s 15fps. Lower down the resolution and you can capture videos in slow motion: 1920 x 1080 at 50fps, 1280 x 720 at 100fps, 848 x 480 at 200fps.

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However, unlike the GoPro, the HX-A500 isn’t totally wireless as the camera lens is wired to a body that houses a 1.5-inch LCD monitor and a slew of controls. Other features include a dustproof and waterproof body, EIS Image Stabilisation, Level Shot, WiFi connectivity, and NFC. Users can also connect the HX-A500 to an iOS and Android device via the Panasonic Image app and broadcast live to UStream.

The Panasonic HX-A500 will arrive in May with a price tag of £379.99 (around Php28,000).

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5 Comments on this Post

  1. gumo-GoPro! Hehe

    • yep, naka-fisheye din. but i think this is more ergonomic than GoPro

    • And more expensive. Or hindi lang ako ang market nito hehe.

  2. P28,000 for this vs P18,000 for the Gopro. No brainer. Gopro pa din.

  3. ngeks, bigger than go pro? is it even water proof?


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