Get Active with Quad
Active Style Camcorder with Quad Proof Rugged Design, Wi-Fi
Compatibility and Expanded Shooting Functions.
Quad Proof Rugged Design
The HX-WA30 has advanced further with a considerable increase in
toughness. It is waterproof down to 10m / 33ft, shockproof up to
1.5m / 5ft, freezeproof down to -10°C / 14°F, and
dustproof. This makes shooting possible in harsh
Ergonomic Design with Free-angle
LCD This unique grip form minimizes shooting
fatigue. Shooting is stable
because you can easily hold the HX-WA30 with one hand.
Single-handed shooting also makes it easy to capture sudden
shooting opportunities. The HX-WA30 also features a 6.7 cm /
2.6-inch wide-screen LCD monitor with 7-level brightness
adjustment. It also rotates through approximately 285° so you
can easily position it at your preferred angle. This lets you keep
your subject clearly in view, whether you’re shooting high,
low, or at yourself.
High Image Quality
The sensitivity of the CMOS sensor has been improved by BSI
(Backside Illumination) sensor technology, so you can record clear
images even in dimly lit places - like indoors or at parties. The
High-Quality Image Engine enables both excellent image quality and
a compact body. Its image-processing algorithms and architecture
are designed for high-speed processing, signal processing systems
are optimized for noise reduction, and power consumption is
UNWIRE YOUR CREATIVITY
with Wi-Fi ®
With the “Panasonic Image App”, you can utilize a
smartphone as a liveview remote controller and operate the
camcorder from a distance.
Remote Browsing and Easy Share on SNS
You can upload and share your images on SNS or save them on a
smartphone just by drag and drop a thumbnail.
Using wireless access point at home, you can enjoy watching your
images on the big screen.
*DLNA wireless playback is not available depending on the Recording
Mode. Compatibility may vary depending on the TV.
28mm Wide-Angle Lens
with Intelligent 18x Zoom
The 28mm wide-angle (35mm camera equiv.) on the HX-WA30 fits more
people and background into a frame. This comes in handy especially
when you want to take a group shot in a small room. It fits your
subjects in even when you shoot from up close.
In addition to an optical 5x zoom, the High-Quality Image Engine of
the HX-WA30 lets you shoot videos with a maximum 18x Intelligent
Zoom* with no image quality degradation.
* When the Active Image Stabilizer is turned on, the zoom is 12x.
When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 10x (2-megapixel /
Creative Control comprises 12 filters in all — Miniature
Effect, One Point Color, Old Movie, Time Lapse Rec,* Ghost Effect,*
Fish-eye Effect, HDR Paint,** Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid,
and Soft — for highly expressive still and video images.
Recorded data can also be retouched.***
* Not available for photo recording.
** Not available for video recording.
*** Retouching can be used with eight types: One Point Color, Old
Movie, Fisheye Effect, Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid and
iA (intelligent Auto) Mode
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and
automatically makes the settings and activates functions that will
deliver optimal results. iA does the bothersome settings for you
and makes it easy to capture beautiful, well-focused images.
･ The functions included in iA may not be applied when
conditions do not call for them.
Full-HD Recording in MP4
The HX-WA30 renders images in breathtaking Full-HD (1920 x 1080)
beauty, so you can save your memories in stunning image quality and
watch them on a big screen TV.
･ “Full-HD video with 1920 x 1080 pixels” in
Panasonic Camcorder refers to video recordings with 1920 pixels in
the horizontal direction and 1080 pixels in the vertical
Slow Motion Video in HD
Even fast-moving scenes that can‘t be followed by the naked
eye are sharply recorded in HD image quality.
• 1280 x 720 / 120 fps
• 640 x 360 / 240 fps
• 320 x 180 / 480 fps
Active Image Stabilizer
Active Image Stabilizer enables handheld zooming without blurring.
You get a flexible shooting range, from wide-angle to dynamic
The HX-WA30 captures even tiny details in 16-megapixel
high-resolution still pictures. Depending on the situation, you can
flexibly shoot either high-quality 16-megapixel photos or Full-HD
videos. You can also capture 2-megapixel still images while
recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting
* Varies depending on the video mode used for shooting.
Panorama makes it possible to shoot a horizontal / vertical
panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the
HDR Backlight Compensation
Easily take photos with the optimal exposure. Three images taken at
different exposures are combined to record one optimal still image
while suppressing blown highlights and blocked shadows.
This function lets the camcorder snap up to 10 consecutive
3-megapixel still images, which are fired off at 1-second intervals
for a total of 12 continuous images in about 1.2 seconds. You can
use it to get good shots of subjects in fast motion. Just fire off
a number of shots without stopping, then keep the best ones and
delete the rest.
* 16M burst shooting: Approx. 1 image/sec. Consecutive shooting of
up to 10 images. 3M burst shooting: Approx. 10 images/sec.
Consecutive shooting of up to 12 images.