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Panasonic HCV250K

92

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Panasonic HCV250K

$418.39
Panasonic HC-V250
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An impressive value for money and high-quality 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP video camera
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Feb 2014
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Panasonic HC-V250 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V250 number 37 across all camcorders.
95
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 92?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 85%.
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 video cameras 2018.
This Panasonic camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
Has a night mode
Intelligent 90x zoom / optical 50x zoom
Power o.i.s
One-Touch connection with NFC
Baby monitor

Panasonic HC-V250 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 53% of video cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $418.39 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HC-V250 of only 2.51MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 21% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the HC-V250 of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 86% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HC-V250's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 6% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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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 camcorders.

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Very Light

The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Panasonic HC-V250 of only 216g is in the lightest 35% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V250 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Has a Night Mode

The HC-V250 has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution

The HC-V250 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4224 x 2376. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080. The worst resolution of all camcorders is 640 x 360 and the best is 4912 x 3680.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HC-V250's digital zoom of 150x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 47% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V250 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The HC-V250's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 20% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic HC-V250 of only 28mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 29% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic HC-V250 of 1,740mm is longer than 81% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 58mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 930mm.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V250 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V250 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-V250 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V250 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv250eps, panasonic 141mp, info hcv250ebk, TX-L47ET50B

Barcodes:

05025232670246, 05025232726189, 05025232771271, 05025232771301, 05025232771318, 05025232771325, 05025232771349, 05054230893586

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