Filled with versatile functions, this stylish, compact body is fun and easy to carry around. The unique grip form minimizes shooting fatigue. Shooting is stable because you can easily hold the HX-DC3 with one hand.
The HX-DC3 renders images in breathtaking Full-HD (1920 x 1080) beauty, so you can save your memories in stunning image quality and watch them on a big screen TV.
The HX-DC3 captures even tiny details in 16-megapixel high-resolution still pictures. Depending on the situation, you can flexibly shoot either high-quality 16-megapixel photos or Full-HD videos. You can also capture 2 megapixel still images while recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting Button.*
Creative Control comprises 12 filters in all — Miniature Effect, One Point Color, Old Movie, Time Lapse Rec,* Ghost Effect,* Fish-eye Effect, HDR Paint,** Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid, and Soft — for highly expressive still and video images. Recorded data can also be retouched.***
In addition to an optical 5x zoom, the High-Quality Image Engine of the HX-DC3 lets you shoot videos with a maximum 15x Intelligent Zoom* with no image quality degradation. Active Image Stabilizer enables handheld zooming without blurring. You get a flexible shooting range, from wide-angle to dynamic zooming.
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that will deliver optimal results. iA does the bothersome settings for you and makes it easy to capture beautiful, well-focused images.
Panorama makes it possible to shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture.
Easily take photos with the optimal exposure. Three images taken at different exposures are combined to record one optimal still image while suppressing blown highlights and blocked shadows.
You can use Burst Shooting to get good shots of subjects in fast motion. Just fire off a number of shots without stopping, then keep the best ones and delete the rest.
By using the Eye-Fi™ card, you can save files recorded on the card on a PC, or upload them to SNS via a wireless network. You can also directly transport the data to your device (smartphone, tablet etc.) without connecting another access point.