Panasonic HC-V270 vs Panasonic HC-W570

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Panasonic HC-V270
Panasonic HC-W570

Top Prices

Techno Outlet Site
Delivery unknown
B&H Photo
Standard delivery: $9.01
In stock
eBay
In stock, only 4 left!
Factory Outlet Store
In stock
6ave
Delivery unknown
In stock, only 5 left!

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HC-V270 is a 1lxlx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 3lx smaller than the Panasonic HC-W570 (4lxlx).
24% lighter Edit
The Panasonic HC-V270 has a weight of 216gg, however the Panasonic HC-W570 is a 266gg weight camcorder (50g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Vastly better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Panasonic HC-V270 is 100%, however the average rating of the Panasonic HC-W570 is 80% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
0.3" larger screen size Edit
The Panasonic HC-W570 has a screen size of 3"", whereas the Panasonic HC-V270 is only a 2.7"" screen size camcorder (0.3" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

A lot higher display resolution Edit
The Panasonic HC-W570 has a display resolution of 460,800 pixels pixels, however the Panasonic HC-V270 is only a 230,400 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder (230 pixels lower). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

$86 cheaper
The Panasonic HC-W570 is $86.42 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-V270.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
12% smaller screen size Edit
The Panasonic HC-V270 is a 2.7"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.3" smaller than the Panasonic HC-W570 (3""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Lower display resolution Edit
The Panasonic HC-V270 is a 230,400 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 230 pixels lower than the Panasonic HC-W570 (460,800 pixels pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

More expensive by $86
The Panasonic HC-V270 is $86.42 more expensive than the Panasonic HC-W570.
Less retailers
The Panasonic HC-V270 is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Panasonic HC-W570 is stocked by 7 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
Older by four months
The Panasonic HC-V270 is four months older than the Panasonic HC-W570.
3 Reasons Against
Significantly bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HC-W570 has a minimum illumination of 4lxlx, whereas the Panasonic HC-V270 is a 1lxlx minimum illumination camcorder (3lx smaller).
50g heavier Edit
The Panasonic HC-W570 is a 266gg weight camcorder. That's 50g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V270 (266gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Panasonic HC-W570 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Panasonic HC-V270 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 20 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
2.51MP 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/5
 1/5
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Megapixel Count
2.2MP 2.2MP
Movie Megapixel Count
2.2MP 2.2MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
50x 50x
Digital Zoom
3,000x
BEST
150x
Image Stabiliser
 Hybrid
 Hybrid
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2
Focal Length
33.6 - 1740 28 - 1740
Focal Length Range
2.06 - 103 2.06 - 103

Storage

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/8000 - 1/25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1/2 0.5 - 0.0005
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.04 - 0.000125

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display Resolution
230,400 pixels 460,800 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Minimum Illumination
1lx
BEST
4lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 Mbit/s
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Still Image Resolution
 3408 x 2272
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 4224 x 2376
 3408 x 2272
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 4224 x 2376
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Mini HDMI Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,940mAh 1,940mAh
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Continuous Video Playback Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,940h

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
216g
BEST
266g
Height
59mm 62mm
Depth
116mm 129mm
Width
530mm 60mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
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