Panasonic HDC-SD800 Camcorder

Panasonic HDC-SD800 Camcorder

- Average rating of 3.5 stars from 8 reviews.
- Released 4 years 8 months ago (Apr 2011).

  • Key Features
  • " data-original-title="Camcorder Type" > Camcorder Type Digital
  • CCD Quantity 3.0
  • Memory Still Resolution 2.63 MegaPixels
  • Optical Zoom 12.0 x
  • Recordable Media Flash Media, High Definition
  • Recording Format Flash Media, High Definition
  • Recording System NTSC
  • Use Video
  • CCD
  • Sensor Pixels 3050.0 K pixels
  • CCD Quantity 3.0
  • Sensor Size 1/4.1
  • Image Sensor Type CMOS
  • LCD / Viewfinder
  • Color Viewfinder Not Color Viewfinder
  • Display Type With LCD Panel, Touchscreen
  • LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
  • Lens
  • Digital Zoom 700.0 x
  • Filter Diameter 46.0 mm
  • Lens Focal Length 3.45 mm - 41.4 mm
  • Video Modes
  • Image Stabilizer Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Low Lux 1.0 Lux
  • Night Shot Night Shot
  • Recommended Illumination 1.6 Lux
  • Recording Speed HE, HX, HG, HA
  • Audio
  • Audio Format Stereo
  • Memory Photography
  • Digital Still Shot Mode Digital Still Shot Mode
  • Max Still Image Size 4864 x 2736
  • Memory Card Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • MPEG Movie Mode MPEG Movie Mode
  • MPEG Movie Mode Resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces
  • Input Interfaces HDMI, USB 2.0, A/V
  • Microphone Type Built-in
  • Output Interfaces HDMI output, Hi-Speed USB, Component video output
  • Power Supply
  • Battery Type Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1250 mAh
  • Dimensions
  • Depth 5.24 in.
  • Height 2.6 in.
  • Weight 0.73 lb.
  • Width 2.48 in.
  • Warranty
  • Warranty 1 Year
  • Miscellaneous
  • Family Line Panasonic HDC
  • Included Accessories AC Adaptor, AC Cable, USB Cable, Stylus Pen, CD-ROM, Lens hood, Rechargeable Battery Pack, IR Remote, AV Multi Cable
  • Product ID 106617246
  • ReviewGist ID 64458,106617246
  • Manufacturer Description

    The Panasonic HDC-SD800 High Definition Camcorder is a high-end HD offering from Panasonic. Right off the bat a few of the camera's most desirable features include: 1920 x 1080/60p recording, an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot, the option to record in 3D and a quality image sensor system. These features alone give you detailed, beautiful images, a plethora of recording space and the ability to shoot fun and unique movies in 3D with an optional lens. Panasonic's proprietary '3MOS' is a 3 sensor CMOS that adds up to 9.15MP (3 x 3.05MP). These sensors work together with another Panasonic technology, Crystal Engine PRO. This engine is a fast processor which writes those gigantic HD files to the HDD or SD card quickly and efficiently. It also allows for high-res zooming when exceeding the optical range. In addition, the engine works to reduce image noise, rendering beautiful, like-like images. These two work together to produce 1080/60p footage. The "p" means progressive; when recording in a progressive frame rate the footage captures is more vibrant and detailed than even "i", or interlaced, HD recording. Of course the sensor and engine wouldn't be able to do their job without a high-quality lens. The SD800 comes with a 35mm Leica Dicomar lens that sports a 3.45-41.4mm focal length, 12x optical zoom range, 46mm filter diameter and a 1.5-2.8 f/stop. Lens can zoom up to 20x using the Intelligent Zoom; and it features a manual ring for more control and creativity with your shooting. Another way in which the camera works to create clean video is with HYBRID O.I.S. (optical image stabilization). This O.I.S. keeps your shots steady when hand-holding the camera. It reduces the effects of hand-shake for an easy-to-view, clean shot. Other useful tools of the camera include a 3.0" touch screen LCD. This screen provides you with options like, "Touch Zoom" and "Touch Shutter". The zoom function allows you to zoom in by dragging your finger across
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