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Panasonic HC-V270 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 55?
It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. Canon camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical sensor size
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Panasonic HC-V270 Video Reviews
Panasonic HC-V270 In-Depth Analysis
Panasonic Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews
Based on 386 expert and user reviews (including 97 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £278.09 it is more expensive than 54% of camcorders.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic HC-V270 and the United Kingdom price of £278.09 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $405.41 (£529.99).
Very Small Total Megapixels
The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the Panasonic HC-V270 of only 2.51MP is quite small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 21% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Very Small Optical Sensor Size
Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The HC-V270's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is in the smallest 15% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the Panasonic HC-V270 of 50x is in the biggest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical zoom of all video cameras is 25x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 78x.
The HC-V270's weight of 216g is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 42% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Average Maximum Video Resolution
The Panasonic HC-V270's maximum video resolution of 1,920 pixels is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 26% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The HC-V270 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.
Very Big Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the Panasonic HC-V270 of 3,000x is in the biggest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 430x.
3408 X 2272 Still Image Resolution
The Panasonic HC-V270 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3408 x 2272. That's 1% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 camcorder, which is the most common resolution supported by camcorders. This camcorder also supports still image resolution of 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1152 and 640 x 480.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11". The display diagonal of the HC-V270 of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 25% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
The HC-V270 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The HC-V270 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.
The HC-V270 is Full HD, as are 74% of camcorders.
The HC-V270 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The HC-V270 has a built-in microphone, as do 52% of camcorders.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Panasonic HC-V270 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Released Over Two Years Ago
This camcorder was released in May 2015.
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