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Panasonic HC-VXF990

Panasonic HC-VXF990
alaScore 90

32 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Panasonic HC-VXF990. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the usability and portability are overall positive. The image quality and design also get good feedback.

design, image quality, portability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-VXF990 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-VXF990EBK 4K Camcorder with Wireless Multi Camera FunctionPanasonic HC-VXF990EBK 4K Camcorder with Wireless Multi Camera Function

Aug, 2017

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Expert review by: James Morris (

Panasonic HC-VXF990EBK


The HC-VXF990EBK is Panasonic's new flagship consumer camcorder for 2016. The conventional camcorder market has contracted considerably of late, and is now about 30% smaller than it was at the end of 2013. As a result, manufacturers have been looking...

Great 4K image quality ; New slow-motion modes ; Capable manual controls and the return of the EVF

Lens control ring hasn't returned ; Accessory shoe cover ungainly ; Not a full camcorder/stills camera hybrid

Some elaborate new features and the return of the EVF make the Panasonic HC-VXF990EBK the most capable consumer camcorder on the market, assuming a standard camcorder is what you want.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Epicsacademy (

Great Camera-with 4K!!


I teach people how to speak to a camera and I use this camera for the main demonstrations. It has great quality, very adaptable and has many advanced features for full control. I recommend this camera now on my site,, and I use it on a...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Christian8 (

Stunning VideoCam


Having used a broadcast quality video camera for my film projects - this Panasonic is my favourite videocam as it is small, slight, excellent quality with a really good feel-good factor. This is the second same cam I purchased last year and gave it to...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Moaner (

Terrific camera


Just what I'd been looking for . plus teriffic service

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: Amanda (

Panasonic HC-VXF990EBK


Amazing that so much technology fits into the tiny & lightweight camera! Still learning about the many features but the PDF handbook decent!

Too soon to say :-)

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Number of Batteries Supported:1


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:7.62
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes


Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in light: Yes


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):7
Effective megapixels (movie):8.29
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:18.91

Lens System

Digital Zoom:250
Filter Size:4.9
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):37 - 752.8
Focal length range (f-f):4.08 - 81.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: Yes
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):75.3
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.08
Optical Zoom:20


Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

USB Connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:HDMI
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPEG XR
Maximum image resolution:6784 x 3816
Still image resolution(s):6784 x 3816, 4992 x 2808, 1920 x 1080, 5472 x 3648, 3984 x 2656, 1728 x 1152, 5216 x 3912, 3808 x 2856, 640 x 480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

USB charging: Yes


HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p, 2160p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.8