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Panasonic HC-V770 vs Panasonic HC-V777

Panasonic HC-V770 vs Panasonic HC-V777

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Panasonic HC-V770
Panasonic HC-V777

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1,450x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1,500x (digital) camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HC-V777 is only a 50x (digital) camcorder (1,450x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

A bit lighter Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a weight of 353g, but the Panasonic HC-V777 is a 354g weight camcorder (1g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Cheaper by £93
The Panasonic HC-V770 costs £331.18, whereas the Panasonic HC-V777 is £423.90.
20 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Panasonic HC-V770 ranks No. 33645 by number of sales, but the Panasonic HC-V777 ranks No. 612240.
3 Reasons For
A lot bigger total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic HC-V777 has a total megapixels of 24MP, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is only a 12.76MP sensor camcorder (11.24MP smaller). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Higher effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HC-V777 is a 24MP camcorder. That's 17.97MP higher than the Panasonic HC-V770 (24MP).
Vastly higher effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Panasonic HC-V777 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 12.6MP, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is only a 6.03MP (movie mode) camcorder (6.57MP lower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Smaller total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a total megapixels of 12.76MP. That's 11.24MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-V777 (24MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

17.97MP lower effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has an effective megapixels (image) of 6.03MP, but the Panasonic HC-V777 is a 24MP camcorder (17.97MP higher).
2x lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 6.03MP. That's 6.57MP lower than the Panasonic HC-V777 (12.6MP).
6 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Panasonic HC-V777 is a 50x (digital) camcorder. That's 1,450x smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (50x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

1% heavier Edit
The Panasonic HC-V777 is a 354g weight camcorder. That's 1g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V770 (354g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

£93 more expensive
The Panasonic HC-V777 is more expensive than the Panasonic HC-V770 by £92.72.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Panasonic HC-V777, however 21 sellers sell the Panasonic HC-V770. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Panasonic HC-V777 is older than the Panasonic HC-V770 by one month.
Worse selling
The Panasonic HC-V777 ranks No. 612240 by sales volume, but the Panasonic HC-V770 ranks No. 33645.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 27 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
12.76MP 24MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/1.6
 1/1.6
BEST
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
6.03MP 24MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (movie)
6.03MP 12.6MP
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 20x
Digital Zoom
1,500x
BEST
50x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
 Hybrid
BEST
 Hybrid
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
3.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
49mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
29.5 - 612 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.08 - 81.6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
Camera File System
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Cold
 Cold

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
1/25 - 1/8000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo)
1/2 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1/8000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
460,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Minimum Illumination
1lx Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
72 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 540p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 540p
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 6528 x 3672
 6528 x 3672

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 MP4
 MP4
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,940mAh 1,940mAh
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source
 USB
 USB

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
353g
BEST
354g
Height
73mm 65mm
Depth
139mm 139mm
Width
65mm 73mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Bundled Software
HD Writer AE 5.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

USB Charging
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB charging
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