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HP F500L

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HP F500L

$75.00
HP F-500
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The top scoring video camera under $500, with terrific features
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HP F-500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the HP F-500 number 2 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
309 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
98
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 98?

It has very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This HP camcorder has some great features:
Supports HDMI
Has a night mode
Full HD
Features photo mode

HP F-500 Video Reviews

HP F-500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Amazingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $75.00 it is still cheaper than 87% of video cameras.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the HP F-500 of only 2.1MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 90% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HP F-500 of 0.333" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 47% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HP F-500 of only 1x is in the smallest 24% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The HP F-500's weight of 455g is heavier than 73% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the HP F-500 of only 0.167h is in the shortest 2% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.16h and 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HP F-500 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is the most commonly supported resolution on camcorders.

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Has a Night Mode

The HP F-500 has a night mode. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HP F-500 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the HP F-500 of 1.9 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 31% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Photo Mode

The HP F-500 features photo mode, unlike 79% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the HP F-500 of only 1.9 is lower than 94% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HP F-500 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the HP F-500 of 1.5m is in the biggest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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