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2.51MP 1/5.8 225g May 2013
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20 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 112 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic camcorders and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its small total megapixels video cameras.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the HC-V510 is 10x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 31x. At 62 times zoom factor, the Panasonic HC-V510 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V510 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age are not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic AG-AC160[plb_1827518_price].

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HC-V510, the HC-V510 has an HDMI.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative video cameras with an HDMI currently available including the Sony HDRPJ410[plb_2697188_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative video cameras which also have an HDMI which you might also want to look at including the Panasonic AG-AC160[plb_1827518_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V510 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon 800[plb_2494042_price], and the Sony HDRPJ410[plb_2697188_price] is also worth considering.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The HC-V510 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most video cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it support an SD compatible memory cards. This Panasonic video camera also supports an SDHC compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC compatible memory cards is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HC-V510.

Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Lithium Battery Technology

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is the most frequently found battery technology on small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 1,748 millimeter, the Panasonic HC-V510 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the HC-V510. Across all the camcorders of this spec and age the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 22mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 1,200mm.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Panasonic HC-V510 has a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to the HC-V510 also have a built-in display.

We compared this video camera to all the other camcorders with a built-in display and we think the Canon 800[plb_2494042_price], and the Sony HDRPJ410[plb_2697188_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Alternative video cameras which also have a built-in display that you might want to look at include the Panasonic AG-AC160[plb_1827518_price].

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Not Available Viewfinder Type

This video camera has a Not available viewfinder type, which is the most commonly found viewfinder type on video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Panasonic HC-V510 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (460,800 pixels) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. Camcorders that are a similar age to the HC-V510 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1.2 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 330,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 960 x 540|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on camcorders of this type and age.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution(s)

The highest still image resolution supported by the HC-V510 is 4224 x 2376. That's over four times the still image resolution of a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most common still image resolution supported by video cameras of a comparable age and type to the HC-V510. 1920 x 1080 is also supported by this Panasonic video camera.

This video camera's still image resolution (4224 x 2376) is in fact the best supported still image resolution across all small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the HC-V510.

Across similar types of video camera the worst supported still image resolution is 640 x 360.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the video cameras of this age and type the effective megapixels (movie)s range from 0.41MP to 1,300,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 19,000MP. With an effective megapixels (movie) of 2.25 megapixels, the HC-V510 has one of the higher effective megapixels (movie)s amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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4224 X 2376 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the HC-V510 is 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 in fact the best maximum image resolution across all small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst maximum image resolution amongst similar types of video camera.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

With an effective megapixels (image) of 2.25 megapixels, the HC-V510 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image)s amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. Camcorders of a comparable age and type to the HC-V510 have effective megapixels (image)s of between 1.1MP and 10MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 2.4MP.

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JPG Image Formats Supported

This camcorder has a JPG image formats supported, which is typical of many video cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of camcorders of a similar type and age to the HC-V510 range from 10mm to 44mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm. The HC-V510 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 28 millimeters) compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Three White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the HC-V510 is more than most camcorders of this age and spec. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HC-V510. The white balances "Cloudy" and "Sunny" are also found on this camcorder.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Panasonic HC-V510 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Panasonic HC-V510 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 150 times zoom factor) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. The digital zooms of small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the HC-V510 range from 1.5x to 3,500x.

If this small total megapixels video camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony HDRPJ410[plb_2697188_price] (350x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HC-V510 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the HC-V510 also do not have a night mode.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years, the HC-V510 is not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

The HC-V510 is not waterproof. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The HC-V510 does not have a built-in projector, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders of this age and type also do not have a built-in projector.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders with a built-in projector and we think the Sony HDRPJ410[plb_2697188_price] is also worth considering.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic HC-V510

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this video camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Panasonic HC-V510 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 225 grams, the Panasonic HC-V510 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to the HC-V510.

Other video cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic AG-AC160[plb_1827518_price] (2.4kg).

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabilizer Type
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shutter
Shutter Speed (video)
Shutter Speed (photo)
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
Minimum Illumination
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Design
Colour of Product
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Bundled Software
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Warranty Card
Other Features
Photo Mode
Windows Operating Systems Supported
AV Output

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hcv510egk, hcv510ebr, panasonic hcv510, panasonic hcv510e, panasonic hcv510eb, panasonic hcv510ebr, panasonic hcv510ebk
Barcodes 05025232723027, 05025232723034, 05025232723072, 05025232723102

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