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Panasonic HC-V720K

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Panasonic HC-V720K

Panasonic HC-V720K
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A good spec and multi award winning 21x optical zoom, 17.52MP camcorder
21x 17.52MP 1" 277g Apr 2013
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Panasonic HC-V720K Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V720K number 252 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
13 Reviews + 4 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 13 reviews.
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 2018.
This Panasonic camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Real time broadcasting with full-hd recording
NFC (near field communication)
Remote shooting
Creative control
Level shot automatically corrects the horizon for A more natural looking video
High sensitivity sensor
Crystal engine pro
1080 TV lines horizontal resolution
IA (intelligent auto) / IA plus
3.0-inch wide touch LCD

Panasonic HC-V720K In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the HC-V720K of 17.5MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HC-V720K of 0.429" is in the largest 31% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Average Weight

The HC-V720K's weight of 277g is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 43% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-V720K of 21x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 62% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V720K has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HC-V720K's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 50% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V720K supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HC-V720K has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The HC-V720K has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 95% of camcorders do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Photo Mode

The HC-V720K features photo mode, which is unusual. 80% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-V720K features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-V720K supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic HC-V720K has a built-in flash, which is unusual. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-V720K is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V720K has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pageattrs hcv720k, panasonic hcv720k

Barcodes:

00885170115163

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