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Panasonic HCV770K Camcorder

$597.99
$497.99 $100.00 cheaper than 47 days ago
12.76MP 1/2 353g Mar 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Very big digital zoom
Full HD
15 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at Trusted Reviews decided that concluded that they would recommend this big total megapixels video camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Panasonic camcorder received a rating of 90 out of 100 from expert review site Trusted Reviews. Experts think this camcorder is one of the better big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 14 user reviews this video camera has an overall user rating of 81%. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Panasonic Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

Based on 249 user and expert reviews, Panasonic has excellent ratings for its camcorders. Panasonic also has excellent ratings specifically within its big total megapixels video cameras range compared to other brands.

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Lens System

Very Big Digital Zoom

When compared to other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HC-V770, the digital zoom of the HC-V770 of 1,500 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The digital zooms of big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as the HC-V770 range from 2x to 1,500x, and the average digital zoom is 170x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HC-V770, the HC-V770 has an image stabilizer.

It is worth considering other camcorders which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony FDR-X1000.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.1 and the highest is 11. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.8, the HC-V770 has a fairly low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HC-V770 has a pretty standard optical zoom (20 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HC-V770.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago, the HC-V770 is Full HD.

If you are looking for a camcorder that is Full HD then you might also want to look at the Sony FDR-X1000.

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Fairly Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

Across all the video cameras of this age and type the bitrate at maximum video resolutions range from 5 Mbit/s to 72 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 34 Mbit/s. The HC-V770 has a fairly big bitrate at maximum video resolution (72 megabits per second) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the HC-V770.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080|960 x 540 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HC-V770, the HC-V770 supports HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in alternative video cameras which also support HDMI including the Sony FDR-X1000.

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Still Image

5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution(s)

The HC-V770 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5472 x 3648. That's over nine times the still image resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080 (which is also supported by this video camera). In addition, this Panasonic video camera support still image resolution(s)s of 6528 x 3672, 4736 x 2664, 3984 x 2656, 1728 x 1152, 4896 x 3672 and 3264 x 2448 and 640 x 480.

This camcorder's still image resolution (5472 x 3648) is in fact the best supported still image resolution across all comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the HC-V770.

Across similar types of camcorder the worst supported still image resolution is 640 x 480.

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6528 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Panasonic HC-V770 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 6528 x 3672 pixels. That's 18% more maximum image resolution than a 6016 x 3384 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution.

This video camera's maximum image resolution (6528 x 3672 pixels) is actually the best maximum image resolution amongst all camcorders of this spec and age.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst maximum image resolution amongst comparable types of video camera.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

The smallest minimum illumination of camcorders that are a similar age to the HC-V770 is 1lx, the biggest is 17lx, and the average minimum illumination is 4.9lx. At only 1 lux, the HC-V770 has a fairly small minimum illumination compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the HC-V770.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by $100 (17%)

The price has dropped from $597.99 to $497.99 in the last 47 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 60% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 40% chance that the price will actually go back up. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

Camcorders of this type and age have battery life (max) of between 0.5h and 40h. With a battery life (max) of only 1 hour, the Panasonic HC-V770 has one of the shorter battery life (max) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Average Video Recording Time

At 1 hour, the HC-V770 has a relatively average video recording time compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Not Waterproof

The Panasonic HC-V770 is not waterproof. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

Camcorders which are waterproof that might be worth considering include the Sony FDR-X1000.

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Image Sensor

Quite Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

With an effective megapixels (movie) of only 6.03 megapixels, the HC-V770 has a fairly low effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the HC-V770. The average effective megapixels (movie) of similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 9.5MP, and the effective megapixels (movie) range from 1.1MP to 17MP.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the HC-V770.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the HC-V770 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 353 grams, the Panasonic HC-V770 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hcv770ebk32gbcase, panasonic panhcv770ebk, panasonic hcv770egk, panasonic hcv770ebw, panasonic p636742k, panasonic bmr4zs00, panasonic bmr4za00, panasonic hcv770k, canon hcv770ebk, canon hcv770ebw, panasonic v770, code hcv770ebk, hcv770epk
Barcodes 00635131601132, 00635131601149, 05025230000000, 05025232808021, 05025232808069, 05025232808083, 05025232808137, 05055189024519

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