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June 13, 2014 - With main recording unit separate from lens unit, Model HX-A500 enables user to mount lens at eye level for hands-free shooting. Camera features 4K/30p image quality, allowing capture of crystal clear video that can be played back with realism of 4K technology. Tilted shots are automatically leveled and fine blurring is suppressed. Equipped with LCD on main unit, A500 produces low-noise videos that can be uploaded and shared via Smartphone or tablet.

Panasonic A500 Captures Rare "Two-Point Goal" by Soccer Superstar Neymar Jr.

Panasonic Co.
1 Panasonic Way
Secaucus, NJ, 07094

Press release date: June 5, 2014

NEWARK, N.J., -- Panasonic teamed up with Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (aka Neymar Jr.) to promote the launch of the new HX-A500 Wearable 4K Video Camera -- the world's first 4K/30p (25p) Wearable Camera. During a recent video shoot with the A500, Neymar Jr. captured his own amazing skills from a unique point-of-view perspective.

During the shoot, the production team challenged Neymar Jr. to score a different kind of goal on a different kind of net taking a stunning display of skills to a whole new level. Panasonic today released 4K footage taken by the A500 from Neymar Jr's own perspective as he took on the challenge. You can see what happened next - and view exclusive behind the scenes footage of the entire video shoot - at

Available now at, Panasonic's HX-A500 enables you to shoot scenes that put viewers right there, in the thick of the action. The main recording unit is separate from the lens unit, allowing the user to mount the lens at eye level for hands-free shooting. Small and lightweight, the lens unit is comfortable to wear, making it easy to shoot casual sports action or to capture the expressions of your family at play. The HX-A500 features stunning 4K/30p (25p) image quality, allowing you to capture crystal clear video you can play back with the heightened realism of 4K technology.

The A500 also enables the user to quickly and easily upload and share their videos via their Smartphone or tablet. Designed to produce clean and clear low-noise videos, the A500 comes standard with an LCD and other key features that improve operability making every adventure easy to capture.

About Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including products from VIERA Smart Life+ Screen, Blu-ray players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Wellness and Personal Care products and more. To learn more about our products, visit Follow Panasonic on Twitter @panasonicUSA.

CONTACT: Chris De Maria (Panasonic), 201-348-7182, ; Web Site:
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