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Panasonic HC-V130

Panasonic HC-V130
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A fully featured but 4 year old 38x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
38x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Mar 2014
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Panasonic HC-V130 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V130 number 370 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
3 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Very light
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
3968 x 2232 still image resolution

Panasonic HC-V130 Video Reviews

Panasonic HC-V130 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Video Camera Reviews

Based on 417 owner and expert reviews (including 132 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Panasonic camcorder was released in March 2014.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The HC-V130's total megapixels of only 2.51MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 79% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on video cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the Panasonic HC-V130 of only 181g is in the lightest 26% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Panasonic HC-V130's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HC-V130's optical zoom of 38x is in the biggest 15% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-V130 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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3968 X 2232 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic HC-V130 is 3968 x 2232. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. The resolution of all camcorders ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V130 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The HC-V130's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic HC-V130 of 2,500x is bigger than 96% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V130 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-V130 does not have a microphone in. 75% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V130 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The HC-V130 does not support bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 98% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic HC-V130's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,650mm is longer than 79% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other camcorders, the HC-V130 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic HC-V130 of 32.9mm is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 72% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HC-V130 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv130ebr, panasonic hcv130ebk

Barcodes:

05025232771370, 05025232771387, 05025232771394

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