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HP F-500G

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HP F-500G

HP F-500G
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A good spec but 4 year old 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.1MP 460g Jul 2013
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HP F-500G Review

With very good features, we have ranked the HP F-500G number 516 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2304 x 1536 still image resolution
Has a night mode
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical zoom

HP F-500G Video Reviews

HP F-500G In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The HP F-500G's total megapixels of only 2.1MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 90% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the HP F-500G of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 78% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The HP F-500G's weight of 460g is in the heaviest 27% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The HP F-500G's maximum battery life of only 0.167h is very short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The battery life (max) of camcorders range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The HP F-500G supports a maximum still image resolution of 2304 x 1536. That's 71% higher resolution than a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. Camcorders still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Has a Night Mode

The HP F-500G has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a night mode.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HP F-500G supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The HP F-500G's closest focusing distance of 1.5m is very big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The minimum aperture number of the HP F-500G of 1.9 is higher than 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HP F-500G has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HP F-500G is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

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

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Features Photo Mode

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

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