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Panasonic HC-V700EF-K Camcorder

15.3MP 1/2 270g MOS Jun 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Good quality
Good quality lens
PC Mag Editor's Choice

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Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site decided that this camcorder was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This Panasonic camcorder received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This video camera received a rating of 80% from video camera expert review website PC Mag.

Panasonic Has Excellent Camcorder Reviews

Based on 339 expert and user reviews (including 85 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent reviews for its video cameras. Panasonic also has excellent reviews specifically for its big total megapixels video cameras compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V700EF-K has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the HC-V700EF-K has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this big total megapixels camcorder was released.


Image Sensor

Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The HC-V700EF-K has one of the lower effective megapixels (image) (only 3.55 megapixels) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age. Big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera have effective megapixels (image) of between 2MP and 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 11MP.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

At only 3.55 megapixels, the Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has a fairly low effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera is 1.1MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 9.5MP.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.33" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as it.

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Networking

Does Not Support Bluetooth

The HC-V700EF-K does not support bluetooth. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera also do not support bluetooth.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 960 x 540|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has a batteries included. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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White Balance

Features Indoor White Balance

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K features indoor white balance, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Design

Good Quality

Two people said that it was good quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Excellent video quality”.

Well Made

Two people who purchased it thought it was well made. Pc Mag wrote “Solid image stabilization”.


Flash

Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-V700EF-K has a built-in flash, as do most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The HC-V700EF-K supports On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Illumination

At only 1 lux, the HC-V700EF-K has a fairly small minimum illumination compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera. Across all the big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder the minimum illuminations range from 1lx to 17lx, and the average minimum illumination is 4.9lx.

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Other Features

Features Auto Focus

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K features auto focus. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera also feature auto focus.

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Features Manual Focus

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K features manual focus. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago also feature manual focus.

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Features Photo Mode

The HC-V700EF-K features photo mode, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this camcorder.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has a DC-in jack, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Has a Microphone in

The HC-V700EF-K has a microphone in. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder also have a microphone in.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera, the HC-V700EF-K does not support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V700EF-K has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 21 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age. Across all the camcorders of this spec and age the optical zooms range from 1x to 25x, and the average optical zoom is 13x.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 728.7 millimeters, the HC-V700EF-K has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders of this age and type is 260mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.7mm to 730mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 60 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HC-V700EF-K has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic HC-V700EF-K owner said in their reviews that it had good features. Five years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The Panasonic HC-V700M lacks some of the useful Wi-Fi features found on competing consumer camcorders.” in their review of the Panasonic HC-V700EF-K and gave it a rating of 5 stars.


Good Quality Lens

One Panasonic HC-V700EF-K reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic HC-V700EF-K had a good image stabiliser. One Panasonic HC-V700EF-K owner considered that it had a good zoom.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The HC-V700EF-K has a fairly standard weight (270 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hcv700k, 5025232661558, hcv700efk, hcv700epk
Barcodes 05025232661534, 05025232661558

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