Panasonic introduces new professional camcorders for seamless video creation
Panasonic today introduces two new 4K professional camcorders, Panasonic HC-X2 and HC-X20 for the growing community of videography specialists in India. Integrated with 20x optical zoom, 24.5mm wide angle for both UHD and FHD, 4K high-precision AF with new face detection, and higher precision with a 1.0-Type (1.0-inch) sensor, the new versatile camcorders offer enhanced video performance and expandability. The range comprises of two models of camcorders – HC-X2 priced at INR 2,69,990 and HC-X20 at INR 2,29,990, both models are available across all Panasonic brand shops in India.
Mr. Hardeep Sarna, Business Chief, Imaging Business Group, Panasonic Life Solutions India said, “Panasonic has strengthened its professional offerings in line with user needs with the launch of HC-X2 and HC-X20 camcorders. The new models support highest quality of video production with next-generation technology, which seamlessly fits into the workflows of professional videographers. These easy-to-use and balance camcorders are ideal for film-making, wedding and event coverage, news organizations, for live streaming purposes as it is loaded with rich features and superior performance that is demanded by professionals today.”
The camcorders support 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 30p/25p internal video recording, an extensive variety of recording formats including Super Slow Motion (100/120fps) and Variable Frame Rate (2fps to 60fps), and HEVC recording for more efficient storage. Further, it also delivers 4K 60p High-Efficiency Video Coding along with versatile modes and excellent weight balance. Packed with technology and numerous features such as simultaneous display on the LCD monitor and EVF, Triple Manual Rings, 2-Channel XLR audio input terminals, ND filter, dual SD card slots, unlimited time shooting, built-in Wi-Fi, and more to meet various needs in the professional video production field. In addition, the new designs also have wireless connectivity built in. The camcorder can also be accessed remotely from HC-ROP application to control functions like record start, stop record mode, and frame rate. The HC-X2, a higher end model, additionally offers HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) and 13-stop V-log recording for creating 4K HDR content, as well as Ethernet connectivity and simultaneous SDI/HDMI output and HD live streaming capabilities via a range of streaming protocols.
HC-X2 and HC-X20 are the ideal offerings for professionals looking for new-age innovations that meet diverse requirements for videography. Designed with consistent results, HC-X2 and HC-X20 offer simplicity and flexibility with all the desired professional inputs and outputs. BCS Bureau