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HX-WA03: Active Lifestyle Full HD Camcorder

  • Comfortable grip design fits firmly in your hand
  • Waterproof, Freeze-proof, Dustproof sealed body suits an active lifestyle
  • 16 Megapixel photo capture modes for sharp looking pictures


The HX-WA03 is the perfect travel companion for your next outdoor adventure or journey. This active lifestyle camcorder will work as hard as you and is ready to go anywhere. The HX-WA03 is waterproof, freezeproof, dustproof and is designed to fit firmly in your hand to deliver exceptional performance. Capture the tiniest details in 16-megapixel high-resolution still pictures and even 2-megapixel still images while recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting Button.

Comfortable Pistol Grip Design Fits Firmly In Your Hand

You are free to actively shoot in various outdoor situations without worrying with the HX-WA03 Full HD Camcorder. The comfortable pistol grip design, with a flip-out LCD, gives it the power to follow your every adventure.

Waterproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof Sealed Body Suits An Active Lifestyle

Triple Proof Tough Design

The HX-WA03 is tougher than ever. It's waterproof down to 16ft / 5m, freezeproof down to -14°F / 10°C, and dustproof with a sealed body to meet the demands of your active lifestyle. Take it out shooting even in the harshest environments and it's ready to perform.

16-Megapixel Photo Capture Mode For Great Looking Pictures

The HX-WA03 captures even the tiniest 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.*

* Varies depending on the video mode used for shooting.

Stunning Full-HD Video Recording

The HX-WA03 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.

* Full-HD video with 1920 x 1080 pixels refers to video recordings with 1920 pixels in the horizontal direction and 1080 pixels in the vertical direction.

High-Quality Image Engine

This High-Quality Image Engine enables both excellent image quality and a compact body. The image-processing algorithms and architecture are designed for high-speed processing, while the signal processing systems are optimized for noise reduction and reduced power consumption.

Creative Control

Inspire your creativity with the HX-WA03's Creative Control features. Discover 9 filters — One Point Color, Old Movie, Fish-Eye Effect, HDR Paint,** Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid, and Soft — for highly creative still and video images. Recorded data can also be retouched.***

** Not available for video recording.
*** Retouching can be used with eight filters: One Point Color, Old Movie, Fisheye Effect, Soft Skin, Monochrome, Sepia, Vivid and Soft.

Intelligent 18x Zoom and Active Image Stabilizer

In addition to an optical 5x zoom, the High-Quality Image Engine of the HX-WA03 gives you the power to shoot videos with a maximum 18x Intelligent Zoom* with no image quality degradation. The Active Image Stabilizer enables handheld zooming without blurring so you can achieve a flexible shooting range from wide-angle to a dynamic zoom.

* When the Active Image Stabilizer is turned on the zoom is 12x. When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 5x (2-megapixel / 16:9).

Panorama Mode

Panorama Mode makes it possible to shoot a wide horizontal/vertical panoramic image with consecutive shots taken by overlaying the previous picture. The multiple images are stitched together to create one single wide image capturing your scene.

Take the next step in capturing your memories and turn 360° while shooting. You'll capture expansive scenery in a single still image.

HDR Backlight Compensation

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.

Natural-looking images can be captured even when shooting against the light.

State-Of-The-Art Features And Technologies

  • iA Mode
  • Macro Shooting
  • Nine-point Auto Focus
  • Mpeg-4/H.264
  • iFrame Mode
  • Eye-Fi™ Card Compatibility

SpecificationsExpand All

    • Image Sensor
    • Total Pixels
    • Effective Pixels
    • Motion Image
    • Still Image
    • Lens Brand
    • F Value
    • Optical Zoom
    • Focal Length
    • 35 mm Film Camera Equivalent
    • Motion Image
    • Still Image
    • Filter Diameter
    • Standard Illumination
    • Minimum Illumination
    • Image Stabilizer
    • Focus
    • White Balance
    • Shutter Speed
    • Motion Image
    • Still Image
    • Iris
    • Zoom
    • Optical Zoom
    • W-Range Zoom / Extra Zoom / Intelligent Zoom (Only for Motion Image)
    • Digital Zoom
    • Creative Control
    • Motion Image
    • Still Image
    • Media (Motion/ Still Image)
    • Signal System
    • Recording Format
    • Recording/ Playback Mode
    • Audio Recording System
    • Microphone
    • Speaker
    • Media Remaining Indication
    • Recording Format
    • Recording Image Size
    • Still Image
    • Simultaneous Recording
    • Creating still Image from motion Image
    • Flash
    • DPOF
    • Power Supply
    • Power Consumption
    • Weight
    • Without Battery and SD Card
    • With Battery and SD Card
    • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • Interface
    • AV
    • HDMI
    • Microphones (stereo mini)
    • Headphone (stereo mini)
    • USB
    • AV Multi
    • Monitor
    • EVF
    • Monitor (LCD)
    • AC Adaptor
    • AC Cable
    • DC Cable
    • Rechargeable Battery Pack
    • AV multi Cable
    • AV Cable
    • IR Remote
    • Shoe adaptor
    • USB Cable
    • SD Memory Card
    • Included Software
    • Lens hood
    • Stylus pen
  • Wi-Fi
    • Standard
    • Frequency
    • Tough Design
    • Waterproof
    • Shockproof
    • Freezeproof
    • Dustproof
    • LED Video Light
    • Accessory Shoe
    • On-Screen Display Language
  • Further Specifications
    • NOTE
    • UPC



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