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Panasonic HCVX870K

78

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Panasonic HCVX870K

$874.99
Panasonic HC-VX870K
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A high image quality and award winning 20x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with great features and a reasonable price
20x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 18.9MP 1" Feb 2015
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Panasonic HC-VX870K Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-VX870K number 114 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
13 Reviews + 1 Award
72
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 60% 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 camcorders 2018.
This Panasonic camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Full HD

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Panasonic HC-VX870K In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $874.99 it is in the most expensive 36% of video cameras.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Panasonic HC-VX870K of 18.9MP is in the biggest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Heavier Than Average

Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the HC-VX870K of 353g is heavier than 66% 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-VX870K of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 72% of all video cameras when sorted 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 Optical Zoom

The HC-VX870K's optical zoom of 20x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 55% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The HC-VX870K has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this Panasonic video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all video cameras the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-VX870K is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcvx870k

Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00885170229464

Panasonic HCVX870K

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