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Panasonic HC-V250

$480.99
An average value for money 2.51 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
2.51MP 1" Yes 216g Mar 2014
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Panasonic HC-V250 Review

With good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V250 number 66 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 68?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 85%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This Panasonic camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Quite low minimum aperture number
Only 1" optical sensor size
Does not have a built-in flash

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Panasonic HC-V250 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $480.99 it is more expensive than 55% of video cameras.

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Features

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic HC-V250 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of video cameras range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. At 1,740 millimeter, the HC-V250 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of camcorders is 2.2, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22. The HC-V250 has one of the lower minimum aperture numbers (only 1.8) amongst camcorders of this age.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution

The HC-V250 supports a 4224 x 2376 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution supported by most camcorders. In addition, this video camera support still image resolution of 3408 x 2272 and 1728 x 1152 and 640 x 480. The worst still image resolution of all camcorders is 2.07 MP and the best is 5472 x 3648.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V250 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic HC-V250 has a pretty standard digital zoom (150 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 216 grams, the HC-V250 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Night Mode

The HC-V250 has a night mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic HC-V250 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of camcorders is 8.2MP. At only 2.51 megapixels, the Panasonic HC-V250 has a fairly small total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-V250 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". At only 2.7 inches, the HC-V250 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V250 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V250 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 25x. With an optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HC-V250 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hcv250kbdl, panasonic hcv250eps, summer hcv250ebk, panasonic 141mp, TX-L47ET50B
Barcodes 00616348050562, 00885170178007, 05025232670246, 05025232726189, 05025232771271, 05025232771301, 05025232771318, 05025232771325, 05025232771349, 05054230893586

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