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Panasonic HC-V727

A 4 year old 17.52MP 1 video camera with not bad features and one of the biggest total megapixels on the market
17.52MP 1/2.33" Yes 277g Mar 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Panasonic HC-V727 Review

With good features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V727 number 319 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
30
4 Years Old
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

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:
Has a built-in flash
Features wi-Fi
Only 1" optical sensor size

Panasonic HC-V727 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

We checked 385 user and expert reviews (including 98 verified purchases) for Panasonic video cameras and found that on average Panasonic has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-V727 has a built-in flash, unlike 86% of video cameras which do not have a built-in flash.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V727 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-V727 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic HC-V727 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic HC-V727's weight of 277g is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 61% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic HC-V727 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Photo Mode

The Panasonic HC-V727 features photo mode. 76% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-V727 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic HC-V727's optical zoom of 21x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 50% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HC-V727's digital zoom of 60x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 31% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The HC-V727's display diagonal of 3" is in the largest 24% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The HC-V727's total megapixels of 17.5MP is quite big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 9% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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4752 X 3168 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HC-V727 is 4752 x 3168. That's 96% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 3200 x 2400. This Panasonic video camera also supports still image resolution of 3456 x 2304, 1920 x 1080 and 1728 x 1152. Across all video cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The Panasonic HC-V727's minimum aperture number of only 1.8 is fairly low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 17% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.33|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-V727 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since March 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic 5025232721382, hcv727eg-s, hcv727egt, hcv727es
Barcodes 00025232721382, 00025232721405, 05025232721382, 05025232721399, 05025232721405

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11x smaller optical zoom

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