Product Code: 1564805

Panasonic HX-A500E Wearable Camera - Orange


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The Panasonic HX-A500E is a hands-free, wearable camera that lets you record your daily adventures at eye-level. This lightweight, portable device supports high quality 4K recording, delivering stunning movies with resolution four times better than Full HD. The HX-A500E features an integrated LCD screen for playback and easy adjustment of settings. Without bothersome initial settings, NFC lets you connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder in one touch. In addition, using Wi-Fi you can use a smartphone or tablet to remotely control recording, and manage easy share to Social Media.

Product Highlights:

  • Small and Lightweight
  • 4K Video Recording at up-to 30fps
  • Waterproof / Dustproof
  • Media: micro SD / micro SDHC
  • Recording Format: MPEG-4 AVC file format compliant(.MP4)/Video Recording System MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Small and Lightweight
The lens unit weighs in at just 31 grams. This A500 wearable camera lets you record whatever is in your line of sight, whenever, wherever. Wearing the lightweight lens unit on the Head Mount, you can record scenes that put viewers right there in the midst of the action. Providing 4K capability, the camera can capture four times more detail than Full HD. Creating memories of exquisite beauty, naturally, you can capture the fleeting moments of everyday life.

High Quality 4K Recording
With image quality four times better than Full HD resolution, you can shoot crisper and more beautiful movies. Excellence of the picture quality is delivered by Crystal Engine Pro+, which provides outstanding image processing.

Easy to Use
HX-A500 comes with an LCD on the main unit. As well as enabling you to check your movies on location, it also makes it easy to change various settings. Operations are performed using the Joystick beneath the LCD. With visual feedback from the LCD, control soon becomes and fumble-free.

Easy Share
Without bothersome initial settings, NFC lets you connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder in one touch. In addition, using Wi-Fi you can use a smartphone or tablet to remotely control recording, and manage easy share to Social Media.

Waterproof and Dustproof
The A500 is designed to enable underwater recording for 30 minutes at 3 meters. Dustproofing also allows you to actively use the camera at the beach and other places.

Crystal Engine Pro+
In the A500, Crystal Engine Pro+ is capable of processing 4K ultra HD video that has four times more data than full HD. This powerful imaging engine records 25 fps (frames per second) ultra HD video 1.5 times faster than in previous products*. This means you can capture fast-moving sports or activities and promptly enjoy a beautiful action replay. *Compared to the HX-A100

BSI Sensor
The effective area is increased* to archive the high quality of 9.03M effective pixels. This gives you bright, beautiful shots even in dark places. * Compared to the HX-A100

Level Shot and Image Stabilizer
Tilted shots are automatically leveled and fine blurring is suppressed. Images are always easy to see.

Slow Motion Video
Impressive slow-motion videos are easily recorded in HD quality.

One touch Connection
If you have a smartphone or tablet with NFC (near field communication) capabilities, just install and run our app. Without bothersome initial settings, you can connect your smart device to A500 in one-touch.

Wi-Fi Features:

Create Highlights and Easy Share with Image App.
Only the highlighted scenes can be easily edited in one clip with automatic selection.

Real-time Broadcasting
Memorable scenes are distributed as videos on the Internet while recording. Live relays can be seen anywhere in the world.

Optional Accessories:

Multi Mount
You will find it useful in all kinds of outdoor situations. For example, you can mount the lens unit on goggles or a backpack strap.

Tripod Mount
The tripod mount will hold the lens unit on screw mounting platforms, such as tripods. Ideal for fixed-point shooting.

Clip Mount
The lens unit can be easily mounted to a cap or other object.

Wind Jammer
By shielding the mic, you can get a clear sound track when shooting on a bicycle, motorbike, or in windy conditions.

Multi Case
The case lets you keep the camera, cable, and main unit all together. *Accommodates either HX-A500 or HX-A100.

Multi Belt
Neatly holds the main unit and cable. In different situations, you can wear it around the waist, across your body from the shoulder, or any way you like.

Video Camera Mount (For Handlebar)
Mounting the lens unit on your handlebars is a great way to capture cycle rides. *Used together with Tripod Mount VW-CTA100, which holds the lens unit.

Suction Cup Mount
Helps when you want to fix the lens unit to a boat or other flat surface. *Used together with Tripod Mount VW-CTA100, which holds the lens unit.


  • Image Sensor: 1/2.3-type BSI MOS Sensor
  • Total Pixels: 12.76 megapixels
  • Motion Image: 9.03 megapixels (16:9) (Shooting Mode: Normal shooting mode, Pixels / Frame rate: 1920x1080/25p, Angle of view: Wide)
  • Still Image: 8.34 megapixels (16:9) (Shooting Mode: Picture Recording Mode, Angle of view: Wide)


  • Lens Brand: Panasonic Lens
  • F Value: F2.8
  • Optical Zoom: Nope
  • Focal Length: 3.4mm
  • Angle of View: Approx. 160° (Shooting Mode: Normal shooting mode, Pixels / Frame rate: 1920x1080/25p, Angle of view: Wide)
  • Minimum focus distance: Approx. 50cm


  • Standard Illumination: 1400 lx
  • Minimum Illumination: 6 lx , 1 lx (Colour Night Rec.)
  • Image Stabilizer: Image Stabilizer, Level Shot Function
  • Focus: Fixed
  • White Balance: Auto / Indoor1 / Indoor2 / Sunny / Cloudy / White set
  • Shutter Speed: 1/25-1/12000


  • Media (Motion / Still Image): micro SD / micro SDHC
  • Recording Format: MPEG-4 AVC file format compliant(.MP4)/Video Recording System MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Recording Mode: (Normal Recording Mode) /3840x2160/25p (Max. 72Mbps / VBR)/1920x1080/50p (Max. 28Mbps / VBR)/1920x1080/25p (Average 15Mbps / VBR)/1280x720/50p (Average 15Mbps / VBR)/1280x720/25p (Average 9Mbps / VBR)/848x480/25p (Average 4.5Mbps / VBR)/(Slow Motion Mode)/1920x1080/50fps/25p (Average 15Mbps / VBR)/1280x720/100fps/25p (Average 9Mbps / VBR)/848x480/200fps/25p (Average 4.5Mbps / VBR)
  • Audio Recording System: AAC
  • Microphone: Monaural
  • Speaker: Dynamic type


  • Recording Format: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
  • Recording Image Size: Still Image (16:9) 16.3M 5376 x 3024 , 8.3M 3840 x 2160 , 5.3M 3072 x 1728
  • Intermitting Recording: Yes (3 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec, 30 sec, 60sec)


  • Power Supply: 3.7V (Battery) / 5.0V (Portable Power Supply*)
  • Power Consumption: Max. 4.3W (Recording) / 5.3W (Portable Power Supply*, Charging), 2.3W (PC, Charging)
  • Weight: Without SD Card: (Camera) Approx. 31g(0.069lb)/(Body)Approx. 128g(0.282lb) / With SD Card (Camera,Body and Cable) Approx.185g(0.408lb)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): (Camera) Approx.f26.5 x 68.5 x - mm (1.04 x 2.70 - inch)/(Body) Approx.59.5 x 94 x 26.7 mm(2.34 x 3.70 x 1.05 inch)
  • LCD Monitor: 1.5" Wide LCD monitor (115,200 dots)
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Frequency: 2.4 GHz band
  • Tough Design: Waterproof 3.0 m / 10 ft (IPX8 compliant)
  • Dustproof: Yes (IP5X compliant)

NOTE: * Portable Power Supply availability depends on the sales area.

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Product Specification

Battery Model 3.7V (Battery)
Colour Orange
Connectivity 2.0 Hi-Speed USB, Wi-Fi
Included Accessories Headmount, Headband, Armband Case
Recording Media micro SD, micro SDHC
Size (mm) 26.5 x 68.5mm (camera) 59.5 x 94 x 26.7mm (body)
Still Image 16.3M
Weight (g) 185
Manufacturer Link Panasonic
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Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £349.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £349.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £13.66
Final Instalments £13.75
Total Amount Payable £491.85
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

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  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
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    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

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