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55

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Panasonic HCV270EFK

£278.09
A 2 year old and inferior value for money 2.51MP 0.17241379310345" camcorder
2.51MP 1" Yes 216g May 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Panasonic HC-V270 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V270 number 118 across all camcorders.
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Poor
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
55
Average

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

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £179.99 at Holmans 4 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Panasonic HC-V270 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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).

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Features

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.

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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.

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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.

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Average Weight

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.

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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.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V270 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V270 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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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.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V270 is Full HD, as are 74% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V270 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V270 has a built-in microphone, as do 52% of camcorders.

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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).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camcorder was released in May 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv270efk, panasonic hcv270ebk, panasonic pan1575

Barcodes:

05025232807680, 05025232807697, 05025232807741

Panasonic HCV270EFK

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