Panasonic HX-WA2 HD Waterproof Dual Camcorder, 14.4 Megapixel, 1/2.33" CMOS Sensor, 5x Optical Zoom, USB, micro HDMI, Orange

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About the Panasonic HX-WA2

Ready to go where you are even underwater, the Panasonic HX-WA2 HD Waterproof Dual Camcorder (Orange) is a high-definition powerhouse disguised in a sleek and stylish form. With best-of-class features such as 15x Intelligent Zoom, intelligent scene modes and Face Detection--all in the service of a sensitive, 14MP backlit CMOS sensor--the WA2 lets you capture and share HD memories with unprecedented ease. Video and photos are equally well served by this waterproof (up to 9.8 ft) wonder. Whether shooting HD video or 14MP stills, you're assured of capturing impressive high-quality images. The 15x Intelligent Zoom lets you get closer to your subject with no image degradation.

Panasonic HX-WA2 Includes

  • Panasonic HX-WA2 HD Waterproof Dual Camcorder
  • AC Adaptor
  • 880 mAh Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AV Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Software (HD Writer VE 2.0)
  • Panasonic Warranty

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Panasonic HX-WA2 Features

  • Waterproof to a Depth of 3 Meters: Take the HX-WA2 underwater as deep as 9.8 feet (3 meters) and get some great still or moving images in a pool or the ocean. Swim along with tropical fish, capture shots of a beautiful coral reef, or get action footage of a friend snorkeling
  • Bright HD Movie Recording: Even with its light weight and slim design, the HX-WA2 renders images in breathtaking, high-definition beauty. You can record clear images even when in dimly lit places--like indoors and at parties. You can preserve precious memories in stunning image quality
  • 15x Intelligent Zoom for Motion Image Shooting: In addition to an optical zoom, the HX-WA2 lets you shoot motion images with a maximum 15x Intelligent Zoom with no image quality degradation. You can get a flexible shooting range, from wide-angle to dynamic zooming
  • iA (Intelligent Auto): This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that will deliver optimal results. With both motion and still images, iA does the bothersome settings for you and makes it easy to capture beautiful
  • Intelligent Scene Selector: The Intelligent Scene Selector function analyzes the shooting situation and automatically switches the Dual Camera to the suitable scene mode that will give you optimal results. Scene modes are Portrait, Scenery, Spotlight and Low Light, for a range of exposure options
  • E.I.S. (Electrical Image Stabilizer): The E.I.S. system helps to correct the kind of hand-shake blurring that often happens with compact cameras. Record all the images you want, whether you're shooting while walking, or taking self-portraits, without having to worry about blurring
  • 14MP Still Picture Recording: Shoot high-quality still images with 14MP resolution. Depending on the situation, you can flexibly shoot either high-quality photos or movies
  • Easy Web Uploading (HD Writer VE 2.0): It's so easy to upload your images onto YouTube or Facebook. The included HD Writer VE 2.0 software (Windows OS only) lets you post movies with easy operation

Panasonic HX-WA2 Specifications

Image Sensor 1/2.33" MOS Sensor
Total Pixels 14.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
11.9 Megapixels [16:9], 14.3 Megapixels [4:3]

11.9 Megapixels [16:9], 14.3 Megapixels [4:3]
F Value F3.5 (WIDE), F3.7 (TELE)
Optical Zoom 5x
Focal Length 6.8 mm - 34.0 mm
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent
Standard Illumination 1400 lx
Minimum Illumination 9 lx (Scene Mode off: 1/30), 3 lx (Low Light Mode: 1/15)
Image Stabilizer Active E.I.S. [Electrical Image Stabilizer]
Focus Auto/Manual
White Balance Auto/Manual (Sunny, Cloudy, Indoor1, Indoor2, Whiteset)
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1/10000
(Low Light Mode: 1/15 - 1/10000)

1/2 - 1/1500
Iris Auto
Optical Zoom 5x
W-Range Zoom / i.Zoom
W-Range Zoom 12x, i.Zoom 15x
Digital Zoom
Media (Motion / Still Image) SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, Built-in memory
Recording Format [MP4] MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
[iFrame] MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording / Playback Mode 1080/60i, (1920 x 1080/60i)
1080/30p, (1920 x 1080/30p)
720/60p, (1280 x 720/60p)
720/30p, (1280 x 720/30p)
480/30p, (640 x 480/30p)
540/30p, (960 x 540/30p)
Audio Recording System AAC (2ch)
Microphone 2ch stereo
Speaker Dynamic type
Media Remaining Indication Yes
Recording Format JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
Recording Image Size
10 Megapixels (4352 x 2448)
7.8 Megapixels (3744 x 2106)
3.5 Megapixels (2560 x 1440)
2.0 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
14 Megapixels (4352 x 3264)
10 Megapixels (3744 x 2808)
5.0 Megapixels (2560 x 1920)
3.0 Megapixels (2048 x 1536)
0.3 Megapixels (640 x 480)

360deg. Panorama Horizontal (14400 x 720)
180deg. Panorama Horizontal (7200x720)
360deg. Panorama Vertical (1280x14400)
180deg. Panorama Vertical (1280x7200)
Simultaneous Recording [16:9]
2.0 Megapixels, (1920 x 1080)
0.9 Megapixels, (1280 x 720)
0.3 Megapixels, (640 x 480)

Flash Yes
Power Supply 3.7 V (Battery) / 5.0 V (USB)
Power Consumption 4.1 W (Recording) / 4.5 W (Charging)
Interface AV output, HDMI Yes (micro), USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Monitor (LCD) 2.6" Wide LCD ( 230,400 dots)
Dimension (W x H x D) 93.9 x 125.6 x 44.1 mm / 3.70 x 4.95 x 1.74 inch
Weight 238 g / 0.53 lb (w/o Battery)
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