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Panasonic HC-V727

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Panasonic HC-V727

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Panasonic HC-V727
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A fully loaded but 5 year old 21x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with a giant 17.52MP total megapixels but representing only average value for money
21x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 17.52MP 1" Feb 2013
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Panasonic HC-V727 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-V727 number 151 across all camcorders.
51
Value for Money
Average
93
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

Panasonic HC-V727 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 413 expert and user reviews (including 124 verified purchases) for Panasonic camcorders and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews. 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 February 2013.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HC-V727 of 17.5MP is in the biggest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average total megapixels of all video cameras is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic HC-V727's weight of 277g is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 56% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of video cameras range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the Panasonic HC-V727 of 0.429" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 69% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-V727 of 21x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 37% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-V727 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The HC-V727's digital zoom of only 60x is smaller than 71% 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 460x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HC-V727 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 34% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Panasonic HC-V727 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Only 1728 X 1152 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic HC-V727 is 1728 x 1152. That's 4% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 4912 x 3680 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Features Photo Mode

The HC-V727 features photo mode. 79% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic HC-V727 of only 28mm is in the shortest 29% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 32mm, with the shortest being 10mm and the longest being 110mm.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic HC-V727 has a microphone in. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-V727 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-V727 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-V727 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic 5025232721382, hcv727eg-s, hcv727egt, hcv727es

Barcodes:

00025232721382, 00025232721405, 05025232721382, 05025232721399, 05025232721405

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