Take It in Your Pocket to
Wherever You Go
Compact and Stylish Active Style Camcorder
Compact and Slim Design
Weighing Only 6oz / 162g
Filled with versatile functions, this stylish, compact body is fun
and easy to carry around. The unique grip form minimizes shooting
fatigue. Shooting is stable because you can easily hold the HX-DC3
with one hand.
Recording The HX-DC3
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
16-megapixel Still Picture
The HX-DC3 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.
Control 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
Intelligent 15x Zoom with Active
In addition to an optical 5x zoom, the High-Quality Image Engine of
the HX-DC3 lets you shoot videos with a maximum 15x Intelligent
Zoom* with no image quality degradation. Active Image Stabilizer
enables handheld zooming without blurring. You get a flexible
shooting range, from wide-angle to dynamic zooming.
* When the Active Image Stabilizer is turned on, the zoom is 12x.
When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 5x (2-megapixel /
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.
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.
You can use Burst Shooting 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 8 images. 3M burst shooting: Approx. 10 images/sec.
Consecutive shooting of up to 40 images.
Eye-Fi Compatible By using
the Eye-Fi card, you can save files recorded on the card on a PC,
or upload them to SNS via a wireless network. You can also directly
transport the data to your device (smartphone, tablet etc.) without
connecting another access point.
* The functions of the Eye-Fi card (including wireless
transmission) are not guaranteed to work on this product. In the
case of a malfunction of the card, please contact the card
* To use the Eye-Fi card, permission from the national or regional
government is required. Do not use if you have not obtained
permission. If you are unsure as to whether use is permitted,
please check with card manufacturer.
* Install the software supplied with Eye-Fi card in advance on your
PC, and configure the Eye-Fi settings. (for settings methods etc.,
please read the card operating instructions or consult the card