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Kagoo Score

Panasonic HC-V720
HCV720EBK

£609.95
Panasonic HC-V720
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Our Verdict:
A high image quality and fully featured 21x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
21x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 17.52MP 1" May 2013
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Panasonic HC-V720 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V720 number 198 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
5 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Newly developed high sensitivity sensor and crystal engine pro
28mm wide-angle with intelligent 50x zoom and optical 21x zoom
Real time broadcasting with simultaneous full-hd recording
Home monitoring and NFC (near field communication)
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ and level shot function

Panasonic HC-V720 Video Reviews

Panasonic HC-V720 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 495 user and expert reviews (including 128 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its video cameras. 87% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera was released in May 2013.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.9MP. The total megapixels of the Panasonic HC-V720 of 17.5MP is in the biggest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HC-V720's optical zoom of 21x is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 37% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on video cameras.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HC-V720 of 0.429" is in the largest 30% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Average Weight

The HC-V720's weight of 277g is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 43% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V720 has an image stabilizer. 67% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-V720 of only 60x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 29% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of video cameras is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 480x.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Panasonic HC-V720 does not support HDMI, unlike most other video cameras. 67% of video cameras support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HC-V720's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The HC-V720 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). Video cameras still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic HC-V720 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the HC-V720 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V720 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-V720 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 74% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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The Panasonic HC-V720 is Full HD, as are 67% of video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-V720 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 74% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-V720 has a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcv720ebk

Barcodes:

00025232721429, 05025232721375, 05025232721412, 05025232721429, 05025232721443, 05025232721467, 05025232721474, 05053973017358, 08421152734674, 08594031680307

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