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Panasonic HC-V770
HCV770

$447.99
Panasonic HC-V770
94
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175 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
82
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very popular 20x optical zoom, 353g video camera, with an affordable price and a very good spec.
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20x 353g 12.76MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mar 2015
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V770 number 19 across all camcorders.

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94
Reviews
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Features
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
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 is one of the best selling video cameras currently on the market. View best selling video cameras October 2018.
The HC-V770 has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the camcorder is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec camcorders come to market, the older camcorders will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (175 reviews).

59%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Panasonic HC-V770?

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Six Out of Ten People Wrote in Their Review That This Camcorder Was Reasonably Priced.
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Most Customers Wrote in Their Review That it Was of an Excellent Quality.
The Majority of Purchasers Thought it Was Reliable.
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Strong and Durable
Six Owners Said That the Panasonic HC-V770 Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time.
Eight Out of Ten Customers Said That This Camcorder Was Good in Terms of Size.
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Compact
Thick
The Vast Majority of Customers Said That the Panasonic HC-V770 Had a Good Design.
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Smooth
53 Customers Wrote in Their Review That This Camcorder Was Not Difficult to Use.
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The Vast Majority of Customers Mentioned That it Had Well Executed Technical Features.
Some People Wrote in Their Review That it Had Superior Technical Guidance.
The Vast Majority of Owners Wrote in Their Review That the Panasonic HC-V770 Was a Bit Noisy.
Seven Out of Ten People Mentioned That it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder.
28 Purchasers Wrote in Their Review That the Panasonic HC-V770 Had a Lens That Was Good.
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Good Image Stabiliser
Good Autofocus

How Good Are Panasonic Camcorders?

We have checked 2,761 expert reviews and 36,535 user reviews for camcorders and used these reviews to determine an average rating for Panasonic camcorders of 82%. This makes Panasonic the 3rd best camcorder brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
Average Optical Zoom
Heavier Than Average
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution
Very Short Maximum Battery Life
Has an Image Stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Average Display Diagonal
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Panasonic HC-V770 of 12.8MP is in the biggest 20% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average total megapixels of all video cameras is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Video cameras have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the HC-V770 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 22% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-V770 of 20x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 39% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 550g. The HC-V770's weight of 353g is heavier than 68% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders. §.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of video cameras range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.2h. The maximum battery life of the HC-V770 of only 1h is in the shortest 6% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-V770 has an image stabilizer. 60% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI
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The HC-V770 supports HDMI. 63% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the HC-V770 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 52% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-V770 of 1,500x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 93% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average digital zoom of all video cameras is 400x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 3,500x.

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Has a Microphone in

The HC-V770 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-V770 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 90% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (Movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.8MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Panasonic HC-V770 of 6.03MP is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 33% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HC-V770 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 92% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The HC-V770 has a wireless connection, which is unusual. 88% of video cameras do not have a wireless connection.

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Has a Built-in Microphone
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The Panasonic HC-V770 has a built-in microphone, as do 51% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V770 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 78% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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The Panasonic HC-V770 is Full HD, as are 57% of video cameras.

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Features Manual Focus

The HC-V770 features manual focus, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature manual focus.

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Has a Built-in Flash

The HC-V770 has a built-in flash, unlike 85% of camcorders which do not have a built-in flash.

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Features Photo Mode

The HC-V770 features photo mode, unlike 80% of video cameras which do not feature photo mode.

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Popularity

The Panasonic HC-V770 is currently ranked number 19 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price has dropped from $515.99 to $447.99 in the last 62 days.

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Manufacturer's Description

Catch the scenes you want with easy zooming and excellent quality. Use the world's first HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie technology to get clear shots even with backlighting. And take sub camera shots with a smartphone. Premium Picture Quality With Advanced Lens, Sensor and Engine The lens system drives each of four lens groups separately, reducing the drive ranges to result in high image quality, high-powered zooming, and a compact camera body. This combines with the BSI sensor, which features 6.03M effective pixels, and the high-speed Crystal Engine, for crisp, clear pictures. HDR (High Dynamic Range) Movie Clear Shots with Excellent Detail in Both Bright and Dark Areas. By combining two images taken with different exposure times, the HDR Movie function suppresses blown highlights and blocked shadows for crisper, clearer videos. This is the worlds first* consumer camcorder to feature the HDR Movie function.* In a consumer Full.

HD video camera. As of January 5th, 2015. Wireless Twin Camera.

Use Your Smartphone as a Sub Camera Using your smartphone with Wi.

Fi operation as a sub camera, you can shoot from two angles at the same time. Since you are shooting with different cameras, you can use one at a distance, or at any angle you choose. This gives you a wide variety of Picture in Picture images. 20x Optical Zoom with 4.

Drive Lens System By driving each of four lens groups separately, the drive ranges are reduced, resulting in high image quality, high-powered zooming, and a compact camera body. BSI Sensor The Back Side Illumination Sensor has a large effective area with 6.03M effective pixels, suppressing noise even when shooting in dimly lit places, such as indoor scenes or nightscapes. Crystal Engine Panasonics unique, high-speed engine lets you shoot and play smooth Slow Motion Video in Full.

HD. Its Noise Reduction function reduces noise for crisp, vibrantly colorful Full.

HD images. 5.

Axis HYBRID O.I.S. + HYBRID O.I.S. + uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring all the way from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots. This lets you capture crisp, clear images without blurring, in almost every shooting situation. Full.

HD Slow Motion Video Records Full.

HD (1920 x 1080) at 120 fps.* And the Intelligent Frame Creation of the Crystal Engine interpolates to an equivalent of 240 fps,* for smooth slow motion. Switches to slow motion while you touch the icon on the LCD screen during shooting. *For NTSC area:60/120/240fps *For PAL area:50/100/200fps iA (intelligent Auto) / iA Plus Mode This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that deliver optimal results. In addition, the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust exposure compensation and white balance by just pressing the button on the LCD. One-touch Connection Without bothersome initial settings, NFC lets you connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder in one touch. QR codes are also provided for use by those who do not have an NFC phone. Remote Shooting / Remote View The Panasonic Image App lets you use a smartphone or tablet as a live-view remote controller and operate the camcorder from a distance. Videos and photos inside the camera can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet, and uploaded to an SNS site. Baby Monitor* You can check on the baby with a smartphone or tablet in another room. The Push Notification function alerts the smartphone or tablet if a voice sensor detects the baby waking up and crying. * A wireless access point (router) is required.

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Panasonic HC-V770 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Total Megapixels
Max Video Resolution
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Image Stabilizer Type
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Wide Angle Lens System
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (Image)
Effective Megapixels (Movie)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
Light Exposure Modes
White Balance
Indoor White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-in Flash
Built-in Light
Shutter
Shutter Speed (Video)
Shutter Speed (Photo)
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-in Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (Numeric)
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Camera
3D
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Design
Colour
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Microphone Connectivity
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Port
Headphone Outputs
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out
Mini HDMI Port
USB Connector Type
USB Connectivity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Other Features
Manual Focus
Wireless Connection
Photo Mode
I/O Ports
Audio Output
Focus
Internal Memory
Light Exposure Control
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB Port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Video Compression Formats
Other Features
Picture Effects
USB 2.0 Connectors
Low Light Sensitivity
Accessories Included
Technical Details
Microphone Operation Mode
USB Charging
Audio Output Channels

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

panasonic codehcv770ebk, panasonic hcv770k10, panasonic hcv770k11, panasonic hcv770epk, panasonic hcv770k12, panasonic hcv770k6, panasonic hcv770k2, panasonic hcv770k3, panasonic hcv770k9, panasonic hcv770k7, panasonic hcv770k8, panasonic hcv770k4, panasonic hcv770k5, panasonic pan1577, pan1577 hcv770ebk, panasonic 5axis, panasonic 3quot, panasonic 24mp

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