Panasonic has introduced its new compact Panasonic HM-TA20 HD mobile camera, named as Panasonic HM-TA20, which adopts a triple tough design – waterproof (3m), dustproof and shockproof (1.5m). In addition to the tough design, the Panasonic TA20 is featured with Night View mode for effortless shooting in dim lit areas, thanks to the frame rate of 1/15, capable of capturing 8 megapixel still shots and full HD (1920×1080 pixels) movie.

Key features of Panasonic HM-TA20:

  • 3.0-inch LCD display with touch operation
  • Night View mode for bright video shooting
  • iA (Intelligent Auto) mode for automatic optimal settings
  • Built-in USB terminal for easy connecting to your computer
  • MPEG-4 AVC file format (MP4) for easy uploading to Facebook, YouTube and more
  • E.I.S (Electrical Image Stabilizer)
  • 3 variants of playback effects – sepia, monochrome and soft skin
  • Comes with a tripod stand for self-portraits

The new ultra-compact Panasonic HM-TA20 digital camcorder will be offered in orange and blue colors, but no words on its exact availability date and pricing info yet.