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Panasonic HCVXF990EBK

£675.00
A highly rated 1 Full HD camcorder with good features and a massive 18.91MP total megapixels
18.91MP 1/2.3" Yes 396g Jan 2016
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Panasonic HC-VXF990 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-VXF990 number 33 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 68?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and good screen / viewfinder. However they also report that it is expensive.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a vari-angle LCD display
3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution
Does not support HDMI
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Panasonic HC-VXF990 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 385 owner 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.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Some Panasonic HC-VXF990 owners who reviewed this camcorder reckoned that it was good quality. Avid Reader said in their review a few weeks ago “The picture quality is superb, resolution needle sharp” and scored the product very highly. Avid Reader also wrote “In short, I agree that this is the best quality camcorder in the price range”.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One Panasonic HC-VXF990 owner who purchased the Panasonic HC-VXF990 mentioned that it was easy to use. Avid Reader gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “The controls are well laid out and easy to use”.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Panasonic HC-VXF990 reviewer who reviewed the Panasonic HC-VXF990 thought it had a good screen. Avid Reader mentioned this year “It tells you and the viewfinder screen is large and easily adjusted” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Customers Report That it is Expensive

One Panasonic HC-VXF990 reviewer said in their reviews that this camcorder was not cheap. Mr Brian Warsap said in his review of the Panasonic HC-VXF990 “Print for such an expensive camcorder” nonetheless he rated it 80 out of 100.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old, however at £675.00 it is more expensive than 70% of video cameras.

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There is a Wex Photographic voucher for £0 off available. Free Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Features

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HC-VXF990 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the HC-VXF990 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all camcorders is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Panasonic HC-VXF990 has an interchangeable lens. 94% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic HC-VXF990 of 250x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-VXF990 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HC-VXF990 has a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic HC-VXF990 of 20x is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 38% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic HC-VXF990 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 45% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The HC-VXF990's total megapixels of 18.9MP is in the biggest 6% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-VXF990 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Panasonic HC-VXF990 does not support HDMI. 67% of camcorders do support HDMI.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Panasonic HC-VXF990's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.29MP is in the highest 22% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-VXF990 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HC-VXF990 is 5472 x 3648. That's over two times the resolution of the most common resolution of 3200 x 2400. This video camera also supports still image resolution of 3984 x 2656, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1152 plus 1 more value. Across all camcorders the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the HC-VXF990 of 396g is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 74% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This Panasonic camcorder has been on the market since January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hcvxf990ebk, panasonic manufacurer, panasonic n158165w, canon hcvxf990ebk, leica hcvxf990ebk, panasonic 77c47
Barcodes 00635131601088, 05025232837113, 05025232837151

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