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Panasonic HCV270EBK

75

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Panasonic HCV270EBK

£278.09
£234.99 £43 cheaper than 90 days ago
Panasonic HC-V270
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An enormous optical zoom and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP video camera, with lots of owner recommendations but representing only middle of the road value for money
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" May 2015
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Panasonic HC-V270 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V270 number 150 across all camcorders.
63
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Very light
Very big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

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 is a 81% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic HC-V270 Video Reviews

Panasonic HC-V270 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 52% of video cameras, it has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £234.99 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Panasonic video camera has been on the market since May 2015.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The HC-V270's total megapixels of only 2.51MP is smaller than 81% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Very Light

The Panasonic HC-V270's weight of only 216g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 35% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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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 typical of many camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Panasonic HC-V270 of only 0.172" is smaller than 77% of all camcorders when ranked 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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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The HC-V270's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 5% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V270 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V270 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HC-V270's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 68% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-V270 of 3,000x is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 97% 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 460x.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is the most commonly supported resolution on camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HC-V270 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V270 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V270 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V270 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv270efk, panasonic hcv270ebk, panasonic pan1575

Barcodes:

05025232807680, 05025232807697, 05025232807710, 05025232807727, 05025232807734, 05025232807741, 05025232807758

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