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Overall Score

Panasonic HC-V510

A 4 year old 2.51MP 1 camcorder with good features but high running costs
2.51MP 1" Yes 225g May 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Panasonic HC-V510 Review

With good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V510 number 365 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Very small total megapixels
Only 1" optical sensor size

Panasonic HC-V510 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 385 user and expert reviews (including 98 verified purchases), Panasonic has excellent ratings for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-V510 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 790mm, with the shortest being 0.5mm and the longest being 2,700mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HC-V510 of 1,750mm is quite long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 13% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V510 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Average Weight

The HC-V510's weight of 225g is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 44% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The HC-V510's total megapixels of only 2.51MP is in the smallest 22% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-V510 of 150x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic HC-V510 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4224 x 2376. That's 31% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 3200 x 2400. In addition, this Panasonic video camera supports still image resolution of 3408 x 2272, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1152 plus 1 more value. The resolution of all camcorders ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Photo Mode

The Panasonic HC-V510 features photo mode, unlike 76% of video cameras which do not feature photo mode.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V510 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x. The optical zoom of the Panasonic HC-V510 of 62x is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 3% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HC-V510 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 74% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Panasonic video camera was released in May 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv510ebk, panasonic hcv510ebr, hcv510egk

Barcodes:

05025232723027, 05025232723034, 05025232723072, 05025232723102

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