Panasonic launched its new 4K Ultra HD HC-X1000 camcorder for the India customers. It is available for a price of Rs 179,990.
It is the world’s first camcorder capable of recording 4K 60p/50p images onto an SD card.
The camcoder supports different recording formats, like 4K/Cinema 4K/Full-HD, frame rates including 60p/50p/24p and a host of professional functions.
The HC-X1000 records in 4K (3,840 x 2,160) and Cinema 4K (4,096 x 2,160) formats. The Leica Dicomar lens renders sharp and crisp images and also produces the distinctive nuances and subtle shading.
The camcoder have features such as a focus ring, zoom ring, and iris ring on the lens barrel. This high-speed LSI processes the massive volume of 4K data quickly and accurately.
The AVCHD recording format is joined by MOV and MP4 for quick and easy editing. Full-HD recording employs ALL-Intra compression for a maximum bit rate of 200 Mbps.
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“The launch of this camcorder reinstates our commitment towards further expanding our presence in the professional camera segment. As 4K leverages the latest technology in our industry, we are offering 4K recording to our users and help them get equipped with this new offering from Panasonic.” said Manish Sharma, managing director, Panasonic.
Panasonic India will continue to launch such offerings for its customers and the roadmap is to develop synergy within various 4K offerings from the company, so as to establish a control in the complete category rather than just a particular segment, the company said.