Panasonic has announced the new HC-X1000 4K camcorder. It features a 1/2.3″ sensor and a 20x optical zoom Leica Dicomar lens (30.8-626mm equivalent).
The HC-X1000 is a traditional camcorder form factor with a tilt-up color EVF and a pull out, articulating LCD touchscreen. It features two XLR inputs with phantom power available.
The camera records 4K and HD video to SDXC card rated as UHS-I U3 for capturing video at the highest bit rates. It will capture video at up to 200Mbps in MP4 and MOV formats using all intra frame codec.
The camera also features built-in ND filters at 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64th ND for outdoor shooting. It also sports built-in WiFi and NFC connectivity for controlling and monitoring the camera via the Panasonic Image App on a smartphone or tablet.
The Panasonic HC-X1000 retails for $3499.99. Check it out here at B&H Photo.