It’s a bad habbit from Panasonic, most of its rugged digital cameras are designed in fat body, like this new camcorder, Panasonic HX-WA10. the gadget is waterproof down to as deep as 3 meter.
The gadget is having a pistol style grip design as you seen in Toshiba Camelio S30, but in fatter. Although it’s fat, the gadget shows redefined edges and beauty of the chosen color that make more sensual and sexy looking.
No matter you choose picture or video shooting (the button video and photo are placed separately) mode, the result is guaranteed by a 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS Sensor and a new Panasonic’s High-Quality Image Engine. Thus, the camcorder has 5x optical zoom and 12x advanced zoom to give you a clear, pure Full HD video recording and 16MP picture still recording even for far way objects.
In addition, the HX-WA10 camcorder features a 2.6-inch 230,400 dot TFT LCD monitor, EIS, Panasonic’s iA mode, Face Detection, stereo microphone and support SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. Thanks to mini HDMI port, you can play your record to your big screen HDMI TV.
Dressed in 92(W)x123.7(H)x41.2(D)mm dimension, Panasonic Hx-WA10 camcorder will come to US market in June 2011 in three available colors: orange, blue and black. Based on Amazon UK, the gadget will have price around $495. Is it too expensive? [Dandy Gadget Source]