Panasonic's HC-W850 does something we thought impossible: It makes us excited to shoot with a traditional camcorder again.
The W850 achieves this feat thanks to its innovative picture-in-picture recording mode, made possible by the addition of a secondary, smaller camera built into the flip-out LCD.
Sure, this may seem like overkill, but after spending some time with the W850 we found it's actually quite useful. The secondary camera sits on a rotating hinge, capturing wide video of the scene in front of you, the reaction of someone sitting to your side, or even your own face for some selfie-in-picture action.
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