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HP F-500G Camcorder

$54.99
2.1MP 460g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Supports HDMI
Full HD
Very short battery life (max)
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Full HD

Full HD

The HP F-500G is Full HD. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also are Full HD.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative Full HD video cameras currently available including the Canon Vixia HF M40 which has better reviews.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HP F-500G supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras which support HDMI and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, and the Sony HVR-Z7 ($3,999.99) is also worth considering.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The HP F-500G features USB connectivity. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also feature USB connectivity.

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Has a Night Mode

The HP F-500G has a night mode, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other camcorders with a night mode to this camcorder and we think the Panasonic HC-V500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Features Photo Mode

The HP F-500G features photo mode, as do most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HP F-500G has a built-in microphone. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this camcorder also have a built-in microphone.

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Lens System

Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 44mm. At only 3.8 millimeters, the HP F-500G has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

Video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.6. The HP F-500G has one of the lower maximum aperture numbers (only 1.9) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Video cameras that have been available for more than two years have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.5mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 1,000mm. At only 3.8 millimeters, the HP F-500G has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this video camera.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of camcorders of this type and age is 1.9, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 3.1. With a minimum aperture number of 1.9, the HP F-500G has one of the higher minimum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of video cameras of this type and age is 0.083h and the longest is 150h. With a battery life (max) of only 0.16666666666667 hours, the HP F-500G has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 0.16666666666667h battery life video cameras and we think the HP F-500 ($43.53) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camcorder with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the Zoom Q4 ($199) (3h), or the Canon Legria HF R56 (145h) which is also higher rated.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg. The HP F-500G is quite heavy (460 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

Alternative camcorders with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony HDR-XR200 (470g and higher rated), or the HP F-500 ($43.53) (455g and higher rated).

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Still Image

Only 2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HP F-500G is 2304 x 1536. That's 30% less still image resolution than the most common still image resolution(s) of 2592 x 1944. Across all video cameras of this age and spec the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Focusing

Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than two years is 0.78m. At 1.5 meters, the HP F-500G has a fairly big closest focusing distance compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this HP video camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f500g

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