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Panasonic HCV270EFK Camcorder

£278.09
2.51MP 1/5 216g May 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Panasonic has excellent camcorder reviews
Good quality lens
Good technical features
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Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Camcorder Reviews

We checked 339 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic video cameras and found that on average Panasonic has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has excellent reviews specifically for its small total megapixels camcorders. 78% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Lens

One Panasonic HC-V270 reviewer said in their reviews that this camcorder had a good image stabiliser. Amauch said “I really enjoy the shaking stabilizer since my hands shake non-stop” in their Panasonic HC-V270 review.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer considered that the product had good features. Amauch mentioned “Our original VHS camera was extremely outdated and needed to be replaced, this camera was great for features included and our budget”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Panasonic released the HC-V270.


Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than a year ago is 950x. At 3,000 times zoom factor, the HC-V270 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor, the HC-V270 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago. The optical zooms of camcorders of this age and spec range from 10x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 33x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V270 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

It is worth also looking at other camcorders which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99).

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V270 is Full HD. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year also are Full HD.

Video cameras which are Full HD that might be worth considering include the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HC-V270 supports HDMI, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago.

It is worth also looking at other camcorders which also support HDMI including the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99).

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of camcorders of this type and age is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 3.5". The HC-V270 has a quite small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99) (3").

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Has a Touchscreen

The HC-V270 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

At only 216 grams, the Panasonic HC-V270 is quite light compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera. The lightest camcorder of a similar spec and age to this camcorder is 55g weight and the heaviest is 2.4kg.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this video camera, the Panasonic HC-V270 does not have a built-in flash.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V270 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also feature wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic HC-V270 supports near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic HC-V270 has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic HC-V270 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Panasonic HC-V270 features USB connectivity, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic HC-V270 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V270 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Still Image

4224 X 2376 Pixels Image Resolution

The HC-V270 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 4224 x 2376 pixels. That's over four times the maximum image resolution of the most frequently found maximum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 4224 x 2376 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best maximum image resolution across all small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera.

Across comparable types of video camera the worst maximum image resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232807680, 05025232807697, 05025232807741

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