Panasonic HC-W850 Twin Recording HD Camcorder

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The Panasonic HC-W850 Twin Recording HD camcorder features a twin camera function enabling users to capture two scenes at once. The HC-W850 with versatile f1.8-f3.6, 20x optical zoom lens comes with a rotatable sub-camera on the flip-out LCD which can also record while shooting with the main camera at the same time. This innovative feature is great for situations where it's not always possible to capture everyone in the frame. Now you can incorporate yourself into the shot for a more in-depth recording for the entire family to play back and enjoy later. In addition to the above, the Panasonic HC-W850 also offers Wi-Fi connectivity for wireless control, slow motion recording, and an easy to use design for simple one-handed shooting.

The Key Features:

  • Twin camera: Capture two scenes at once
  • 280-degree rotatable sub-camera
  • 20x optical zoom lens
  • 6.03 MP MOS main sensor
  • 3.8 MP secondary camera on flip-out LCD
  • Full HD 1080p recording
  • Full HD slow-motion recording at 120 fps
  • 5-axis Image Stabilisation
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity
  • Level Shot Function

The Twin Camera Doubles Your Fun
Which do you want to capture? Lovable animals at play or the ear-to-ear smiles of your children watching them? Until now, you had to choose only one, but the Twin Camera gives you both. And the sub camera can shoot at any angle you want.

Twin Camera Function
This model Series includes a rotatable sub camera. Parallel 2-system processing with the Crystal Engine PRO+ lets you shoot from the side or rear at the same time. You can catch a shot of someone at the side, a self portrait, or both a tele and wide-angle shot from the front. The sub camera records into a sub window, which you can move by dragging and dropping.

Premium Picture Quality
An all-new lens, sensor and engine combine for powerful zooming and high sensitivity.

Level Shot Function
The Level Shot function automatically detects and corrects the tilting of captured images. 2014 models use hybrid processing based on an acceleration sensor plus a gyro sensor to improve tilt tracking by 30% for more stable shooting. Images are more level even when shooting in an unstable or awkward position, such as low angle or high angle.

Baby Monitor
Using Wi-Fi, you can check on the baby with a smartphone or tablet in another room. The Push Notification function alerts the smartphone or tablet if a voice sensor detects the baby waking up and making a sound, and you can even speak to the baby over the monitor.

4-Drive Lens System
For the first time* in a consumer video camera, four lens groups are driven to achieve both high picture quality and a compact size. * As of January 6th, 2014

New BSI Sensor
The effective area is increased* to achieve the high image quality of 6.03M effective pixels. This gives you bright, beautiful shots even in dark places.

Crystal Engine Pro+
The information processing speed has advanced to about 1.5 times* the conventional speed. New Noise Reduction has reduced noise for crisp, vibrantly colorful Full-HD images.

Intelligent 50x Zoom / Optical 20x Zoom
The wide shooting range expands the breadth of photographic expression, extending from 29.5mm wide angle to Intelligent 50x zooming. This makes it possible to capture everything from panoramic scenery to telephoto images for obtaining dynamic images of subjects at a distance.

5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+
HYBRID O.I.S. + uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring all the way from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots. This lets you capture crisp, clear images, without blurring, in almost every shooting situation.

High Quality Sound Recording
Wind Shield Zoom Microphone: A special damping material is provided in the space between the mic and the mic net to suppress wind noise to less than 1/3 that of conventional models*, for clear recording always. * Compared to the HC-V720 Series.

High-Quality Audio Parts
Four 6mm-diameter, high-S/N mics and aluminum electrolytic capacitors reduce sound distortion and increase clarity.

Remote Shooting / Remote View
The “Panasonic Image App” lets you use a smartphone or tablet as a live-view remote controller and operate the camcorder from a distance. Videos and photos inside the camera can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet, and uploaded to an SNS site.

Home Monitoring
When you are away from home, you can monitor and record there with high-quality live video, and speak to your family or pets using your smartphone or tablet.

Highlight Playback
You can enjoy Highlight Playback with a smartphone or tablet right after shooting. Favorite scenes can be shared on SNS with simple drag and drop operation. Highlight Photo Collage: Create a highlight photo collage with the best scenes picked out automatically from video.

One-Touch Connection with NFC
Without bothersome initial settings, NFC lets you connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder in one touch. Even without NFC, you can use QR code to make Wi-Fi settings quickly and easily.

Real Time Broadcasting with Full HD Recording
You can live-stream events on USTREAM as they are being recorded in Full-HD resolution.

Full-HD Slow Motion Video
Records Full-HD (1920 x 1080) at 120 fps.* And the Intelligent Frame Creation of the New Crystal Engine Pro+ interpolates to an equivalent of 240 fps,* for smooth slow motion. Switches to slow motion while you touch the icon on the LCD screen during shooting. *For NTSC area:60/120/240fps *For PAL area:50/100/200fps

Night Mode
Infrared rays and IR-LED lighting let you shoot in the dark (0 lux). You can capture nighttime images without waking the baby up.

Creative Control
Filter effects - Miniature Effect, 8mm Movie, Silent Movie and Time Lapse Recording - makes it possible to shoot impressive video recordings that are matched to the shooting situation.

Multi Manual Dial
By pushing or rotating the manual dial, you can easily adjust allocated functions, like focusing and changing the iris.

Adjustable Items:

  • Focus
  • White Balance Mode
  • Shutter Speed
  • Iris
  • Sharpness
  • Color Saturation
  • White Balance Fine
  • Brightness

iA(intelligent Auto)/iA Plus Mode
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that deliver optimal results. In addition, the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust exposure compensation and white balance by just pressing the button on the LCD.

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Product Specification

Battery Model 3.6V Battery
Connectivity Hi-Speed USB 2.0, AV, HDMI
Digital Zoom (x) 1500
Included Accessories AC Adapter, DC Cable, Battery Pack, HDMI Cable, Shoe Adapter, USB Cable, HD Writer Software
Maximum Resolution 24MP
Optical Zoom (x) 20
Recording Format AVCHD Progressive, MP4
Recording Media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Screen Size (Inches) 3
Size (mm) 65 x 73 x 139 mm
Still Image 24MP
Weight (g) 360
Manufacturer Link Panasonic
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Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £519.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £519.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £20.32
Final Instalments £20.23
Total Amount Payable £731.43
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

Are you eligible for finance?

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.

Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

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Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

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