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Panasonic HCV770K

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Panasonic HCV770K

$658.03
$499.99 $158 cheaper than 56 days ago
Panasonic HC-V770
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An award winning and impressive value for money 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with great features
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12.76MP 1" Jan 2015
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Panasonic HC-V770 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V770 number 27 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
15 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
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 great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Optical 20x and high sensitivity
HDR (high dynamic range) movie
Wireless twin camera

Should You Buy it Now?

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Panasonic HC-V770 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 59% of video cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $499.99 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic HC-V770 of £399.00 ($399.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $100.99.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The HC-V770's total megapixels of 12.8MP is in the biggest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HC-V770 of 0.435" is in the largest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Average Optical Zoom

The HC-V770's optical zoom of 20x is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 53% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Panasonic HC-V770 of 353g is heavier than 68% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera 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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Shorter Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The battery life (max) of camcorders range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The maximum battery life of the HC-V770 of only 1h is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V770 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The HC-V770's digital zoom of 1,500x is in the biggest 9% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic HC-V770 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 43% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V770 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V770 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-V770 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Shorter Than Average Video Recording Time

The Panasonic HC-V770's video recording time of only 1h is shorter than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average video recording time of all video cameras is 14h, with the shortest being 0.67h and the longest being 95h.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V770 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-V770 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The HC-V770 does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Panasonic HC-V770 of 6.03MP is higher than 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-V770 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The HC-V770 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 95% of video cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic HC-V770 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic apanhcv770k4, panasonic hcv770k11, panasonic hcv770epk, panasonic hcv770k12, panasonic hcv770k10, panasonic hcv770k5, panasonic hcv770k6, panasonic hcv770k3, panasonic hcv770k9, panasonic hcv770k7, panasonic hcv770k4, panasonic hcv770k2, panasonic hcv770k8

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 00616639698909, 00636983487622, 00636983487639, 00636983487646, 00636983487653, 00636983487660, 00636983487677, 00636983487684, 00636983487691, 00636983487707, 00636983487714, 00636983487721, 00636983487738, 00646791355600, 00885170229303, 05025232808021, 05025232808069, 05025232808083, 05025232808137

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