The camera weights just 45 grams and is shockproof, waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof. What makes it different from its rival action cameras is its 0lux night-vision mode.  This facility lets you record in pitch darkness scenario, provided there is an infrared light source illuminating the scene

The following are the specifications of the camera:

  • The HX-A1 wearable camera packs in a 3.5-megapixel, 1/3-inch MOS sensor with an f/2.8 aperture.  
  • It has the ability to shoot full-HD resolution videos at 30fps, HD slow-motion videos at 60fps or 480p video at 120fps.
  • You can add more storage of up to 128GB through a microSD card slot.
  • The HX-A1 works with Panasonic's accompanying smartphone app, which lets you preview your pictures and share them instantly.
  • You can also use Wi-Fi to pair it with its 2015 range of camcorders for a twin-cam setup or connect it to your computer and use it as a webcam.
  • The loop recording mode lets you continuously record for more than an hour by retaining the most recent scenes and deleting the older ones.

The wearable action camera comes with Wi-Fi and can be mounted to a Multi Mount and then onto goggles, shoulder bags or helmets or onto a tripod using the Tripod Mount. Panasonic has ensured that plenty of optional accessories are available, including a handlebar mount, extended battery, twin mount for a light source, clip mount and head mount.