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Overall Score

HP F-500G

A 4 year old 2.1MP Full HD video camera with not very good features and high running costs
2.1MP Yes 460g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date

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HP F-500G Review

Released 4 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the HP F-500G number 548 across all camcorders.
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder is missing some features:
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Heavy
Quite low maximum aperture number
Very small total megapixels

HP F-500G Video Reviews


HP F-500G In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HP F-500G of only 3.8mm is quite short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.5mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Features Photo Mode

The HP F-500G features photo mode, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Heavy

The weight of the HP F-500G of 460g is in the heaviest 24% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The HP F-500G's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 3.8mm is in the shortest 11% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Night Mode

The HP F-500G has a night mode, unlike 94% of camcorders which do not have a night mode.

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Quite Low Maximum Aperture Number

The HP F-500G's maximum aperture number of only 1.9 is in the lowest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HP F-500G supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The HP F-500G's total megapixels of only 2.1MP is in the smallest 11% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Fairly Big Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.43m. The closest focusing distance of the HP F-500G of 1.5m is in the biggest 4% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HP F-500G is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max) of video cameras range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The battery life (max) of the HP F-500G of only 0.167h is very short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 3% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the F-500G in July 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f500g

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