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Panasonic HCVXF990EBK

£629.00
Panasonic HC-VXF990
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A positively reviewed and fully featured 20x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with one of the highest image qualities available but representing only average value for money
20x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 18.91MP 1" Jan 2016
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Panasonic HC-VXF990 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-VXF990 number 4 in 4K camcorders and number 54 across all camcorders.
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3 Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
94
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is easy to use and good screen / viewfinder. However they also report that it is expensive.
This Panasonic camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer

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Panasonic HC-VXF990 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 417 expert and user reviews (including 132 verified purchases) for Panasonic camcorders and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good 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”.

Customers 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

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under 3 years old, however at £629.00 it is more expensive than 68% of video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the HC-VXF990 in January 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HC-VXF990 of 18.9MP is bigger than 94% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the HC-VXF990 of 396g is heavier than 71% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-VXF990 of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 42% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The HC-VXF990 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This video camera also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all camcorders the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the HC-VXF990 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 76% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-VXF990 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HC-VXF990 of 250x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 38% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-VXF990 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic HC-VXF990's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 48% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The HC-VXF990's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.29MP is higher than 75% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.7MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HC-VXF990 has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Panasonic HC-VXF990 has an interchangeable lens. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-VXF990 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HC-VXF990 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The lowest effective megapixels (image) of camcorders is 0.46MP, the highest is 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The HC-VXF990's effective megapixels (image) of 7MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 34% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-VXF990 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hcvxf990ebk hcvxf990ebk, panasonic manufacurer, panasonic hcvxf990ebk, panasonic n158165w, canon hcvxf990ebk, leica hcvxf990ebk, panasonic 77c47

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00635131601088, 05025232837113, 05025232837151

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