If you are looking for a light and compact “action” camera, you will probably find that the Panasonic HX-A1 suits your tastes. It is jam packed with high-tech features yet it won’t bust your budget. Plus we’ve even got five to give away! This wearable camera comes with three accessories but a myriad of other add-ons are also available should you decide that you would like to customize your shots even further.
Plenty of extreme sports fanatics and other adventurers have fallen in love with the Panasonic HX-A1. It is quite diminutive so it won’t get in the way while you are doing your thing. You can strap it right onto your backpack, shirt, coat, helmet or other garment / equipment without a problem. It is hardly noticeable on your body thanks to its amazingly low weight. The camera is waterproof (without any extra housing required), shockproof, dust proof and even freeze proof. If you want to snap some epic night shots, this camera can make it happen thanks to its infrared shooting mode that creates some amazing night vision footage. The HX-A1 even connects to your smartphone so you can control it via remote control. You’ll be able to share your personal action videos on social media seconds after they happen thanks to this high-tech compatibility.
Open up the box and you will find more than just the HX-A1 camera. The camera comes with three accessories. The best of the three is the GoPro accessory adapter. It will prove quite valuable in your quest to capture jaw-dropping footage as you take to the slopes, trails, skate park or other action environment. A number of other after-market accessories are available as well, empowering you to customize this nifty little camera in exactly the manner you desire.
The HX-A1 is incredibly small and light. It weighs a mere 45 grams (1.59 ounces). It measures 3.3 inches by 1.02 inches by 1.02 inches. It is quite shocking that it produces such high-quality video. You will immediately fall in love with its night vision capability. There is no other action camera on the market that allows you to shoot in complete darkness. The addition of the GoPro mount adapter is an excellent touch that really puts the HX-A1 in the top tier of diminutive action cameras. It is also worth pointing out that the camera looks pretty cool to boot. Most buyers adore its cute cylindrical shape. It doesn’t look like a camera in the slightest yet it functions quite nicely.
The HX-A1 is awfully tempting because of its tiny size, ease of use and reliability. Its competitive price (RRP$199) pushes it over the edge for most shoppers. You won’t find many better action cameras in this price range. It is less than half the cost of the $400 GoPro Hero4 Session and provides similar functionality to the Sony AS200V yet costs around $50 less. The bottom line is that the HX-A1 is well worth your money, especially if you are a budget-minded buyer.
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