Close
Panasonic HCVX980EBK

75

Overall Score

Panasonic HCVX980EBK

£528.99
Panasonic HC-VX980
7 Images

Loading image...
A top-quality but moderately out of date 20x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution camcorder, with a huge 18.91MP total megapixels but representing only moderate value for money
20x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 18.91MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Compare
Share on

Panasonic HC-VX980 Compare Cheapest UK Prices

You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
PC World Business
PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black
£528.99
Go to Store
Currys
PANASONIC HC-VX980EB-K Traditional Camcorder - Black, Black
Out of stock
£529.00
Go to Store
Bristol Cameras
£549.00
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K 4K Camcorder with Wireless Multi Camera Function - Black
£549.00
Go to Store
Wilkinson Cameras
£549.00
Go to Store
Wex Photographic
Panasonic HC-VX980 4K Camcorder
£549.00
Go to Store
Lets Go Digital UK
£559.99
Go to Store
Firstcall Photographic
£619.00
Go to Store
Littlewoods
Panasonic Lumix Hc-Vx980Eb-K 4K Hdr Camcorder - Black
£749.99
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
9 Prices from 9 Stores | £528.99-£749.99
 Show All Prices - Show Fewer Prices Get Price Alerts

Panasonic HC-VX980 Compare UK Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Loan
Setup
Fee
Deposit Pay
Nothing
For
Loan
Period
Total
Cost
Estimated
Monthly
Payment
Littlewoods
Littlewoods
Buy now pay later - 24 months
Purchase price £749.99. APR 34.9%.
- No
Deposit
12
months
24
months
£1,052.37
£43.85*
Go to Store
Littlewoods
Littlewoods
Buy now pay later - 36 months
Purchase price £749.99. APR 34.9%.
- No
Deposit
12
months
36
months
£1,219.83
£33.88*
Go to Store
Currys
Currys
Simply 10
Purchase price £529.00. APR 26.3%.
- £52.90 - 10
months
£588.25
£53.54*
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £549.00. APR 16.9%.
- No
Deposit
- 12
months
£600.54
£50.05*
Go to Store
Currys
Currys
Pay in Parts - 24 months
Purchase price £529.00. APR 19.9%.
- £52.90 - 24
months
£633.90
£24.21*
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £549.00. APR 16.9%.
- No
Deposit
- 24
months
£650.82
£27.12*
Go to Store
Currys
Currys
Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £529.00. APR 19.9%.
- £52.90 - 36
months
£689.00
£17.67*
Go to Store
Currys
Currys
Buy now pay 6 months later
Purchase price £529.00. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £52.90 6
months
36
months
£733.46
£18.90*
Go to Store
Littlewoods
Littlewoods
52 weeks interest free credit
Purchase price £749.99. APR 0%.
- No
Deposit
- 12
months
£749.99
£62.50*
Go to Store

* Monthly payments are estimates only and you should verify the finance payment amounts on the retailer's website.

Finance may not be available on this product and you should verify on the retailer's website whether finance options are available for the Panasonic HC-VX980.

Credit is subject to eligibility. You will need to apply through the retailer's application process.

Our website is completely free for you to use but we may receive a commission from some of the companies we feature. How our site works.

Panasonic HC-VX980 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-VX980 number 10 in 4K camcorders, number 45 in best selling camcorders and number 64 across all camcorders.
50
Value for Money
Average
96
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report good product quality.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Has an image stabilizer

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 47% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic HC-VX980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

Based on 413 expert and user reviews (including 124 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its camcorders. 87% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

One person said in their reviews that this camcorder was good quality. Jay Bee rated this camcorder as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Uk/dp/B01AAGIR8A/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_0 offers amazing quality” in his review of this camcorder.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. In October this year Jay Bee wrote “So far, am very pleased though the cost was a definite consideration !” in his review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £226 (43%)

There was a cheaper price of £303 on Amazon UK 91 days ago.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the HC-VX980 in January 2016.

View the latest 2018 camcorders

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The Panasonic HC-VX980's total megapixels of 18.9MP is bigger than 95% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

What does "total megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Average Optical Zoom

The HC-VX980's optical zoom of 20x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 57% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The HC-VX980's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 19% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

What does "optical sensor size" mean? Less Edit

Heavier Than Average

The HC-VX980's weight of 351g is in the heaviest 35% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.

What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The Panasonic HC-VX980 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Video cameras resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

What does "max video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic HC-VX980 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-VX980 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What is HDMI? Less Edit

Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x. The HC-VX980's digital zoom of 1,500x is in the biggest 8% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HC-VX980 of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 40% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the HC-VX980 of 8.29MP is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 73% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "effective megapixels (movie)" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-VX980 has a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The HC-VX980's effective megapixels (image) of 7MP is in the highest 34% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.7MP.

Chart Hide Chart What does "effective megapixels (image)" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-VX980 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in microphone? Less Edit

Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic HC-VX980 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What does "Full HD" mean? Less Edit

Features Wi-Fi

The HC-VX980 features wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

Chart Hide Chart What is wi-Fi? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hcvx980ebk hcvx980ebk, panasonic manufacurer, panasonic hcvx980ebk, panasonic n158162w, canon hcvx980ebk, leica hcvx980ebk, panasonic 77c49

Barcodes:

00635131601101, 05025232837175, 05025232837212

Panasonic HC-VX980 - Other Camcorders Worth Considering

£20 Cheaper
0.48" larger display diagonal
Shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Best Available Price
Digibroadcast 508.80

(757 reviews)
549.97
Better brand
33% higher effective megapixels (image)
15% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
£21 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Park Cameras 549.97

(201 reviews)
495.00
£34 Cheaper
Lighter
Better brand
Best Available Price
Bristol Cameras 495.00

(60 reviews)
569.00
Better brand
0.5" larger display diagonal
0.4mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
£40 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Park Cameras 569.00
£79 Cheaper
74g lighter
11% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 449.99

Today's Best Camcorder Deals

9% Price Drop
{Ricoh WG-M2
£151.18
Was £167 (21 days ago)
Optical Zoom
1x
Max Video Resolution
3264 X 2448 Pixels
Optical Sensor Size
1"
25% Price Drop
{Vivitar DVR786
£37.49
Was £50 (16 days ago)
Optical Zoom
1x
Max Video Resolution
2592 X 1944 Pixels
Total Megapixels
12.1MP
25% Price Drop
{GoPro Hero
864 reviews
£89.00
Was £119 (85 days ago)
Optical Zoom
1x
Max Video Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels
5MP
20% Price Drop
{Ricoh Theta S
430 reviews
£199.00
Was £249 (28 days ago)
Optical Zoom
1x
Max Video Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels
14MP
12% Price Drop
{Canon LEGRIA HF R88
£264.00
Was £299 (54 days ago)
Optical Zoom
32x
Max Video Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels
3.28MP
View More Camcorder Deals