The Panasonic W580 Full HD 1080p handheld camcorder brings the joy of video creation to life with innovative features like multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording via a second built-in camera, or by adding a WiFi link to a mobile device the camera to increase creative possibilities. A 50x optical zoom with 5-axis image stability and up to 90x intelligent zooming get you close to the action, plus an exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode brings imaging to life by reclaiming the highlights and shadows lost by most compact camcorders.
Capture the Moment
Equipped with Intelligent 90x zoom and Optical 50x zoom, this model lets you easily shoot distant subjects that are two far away to capture clearly with a conventional zoom.The 28 mm Wide-Angle function (35 mm camera equivalent) makes it possible to fit more people and more of the background into the frame, which is especially handy when you want to take a group shot in a small room. It fits objects in, even when you shoot from up close, and makes it possible to pick up even small sounds with MIC.
Twin Camera Function
This model includes a rotatable sub camera that lets you take shots from two angles at once. For example, you can capture the family and a selfie, or both tele and wide-angle shots. A Backup function records a picture in picture image and a main camera image without a sub window for backup. The sub camera image is recorded into any one of various sub windows, and its display position can be changed by touch operation.
Wireless Multi Cam
Enjoy a new kind of shooting style that lets you add even more emotion to your movies. Using Wi-Fi, you can link to as many as three smartphones and simultaneously record up to two of them as sub-windows. These sub-window images can be interchanged, and their display positions can be switched. This lets you shoot from a variety of angles and viewpoints, to capture a higher level of emotional impact.
Enjoy crisper, clearer videos thanks to the HDR Movie function. It combines two images taken with different exposures to suppress blown highlights and blocked shadows. Even in difficult shooting situations, such as backlighting, you can easily capture natural videos with excellent gradation. A dedicated HDR button enables quick mode changes when necessary.
Clear, Blurless Results
HYBRID O.I.S.+ uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted shake – whether you are shooting with a wide angle or at high zoom. This lets you capture crisp, clear images in virtually every shooting situation.