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Panasonic HCW580EBK

£260.00
£239.00 £21 cheaper than 43 days ago
Panasonic HC-W580
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A giant optical zoom and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP video camera, with a low price
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Jan 2016
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PANASONIC HC-W580EB-K Traditional Camcorder - Black, Black
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£238.00
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£239.00
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Panasonic HC-W580 Camcorder (2.51 MP, 50 x Zoom, FHD, Wi-Fi, 3inch LCD) - Black
£254.70
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Panasonic HC-W580 Camcorder
£326.31
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£269.00
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Panasonic HC-W580 Camcorder Black FHD 2.51MP 50xZoom 3.0LCD WiFi SD/SDHC/SDXC
£283.85
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BT Shop
Panasonic Camcorder Black FHD 2.51MP 50xZoom 3.0LCD WiFi SD/SDHC/SDXC
£288.81
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Panasonic Camcorder Black FHD 2.51MP 50xZoom 3.0LCD WiFi SD/SDHC/SDXC
£288.81
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Microglobe
£296.00
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Panasonic - HC-W580 Full HD Camcorder
£299.95
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Cameta Camera
Panasonic HC-W580 Twin Wi-Fi HD Video Camera Camcorder
£347.99
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£379.00
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Purchase price £283.85. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £283.85. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £283.85. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £283.85. APR 18.9%.
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Purchase price £299.95. APR 29.9%.
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Purchase price £299.95. APR 29.9%.
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Purchase price £299.95. APR 29.9%.
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Panasonic HC-W580 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic HC-W580 number 27 in best selling camcorders and number 76 across all camcorders.
81
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Very big digital zoom
4224 x 2376 still image resolution
Twice as much fun from a small twin camera: it fits perfectly in the palm of your hand
Thanks to 90x intelligent zoom. you can also use the 50x optical zoom to zoom in on your subject to add more emotion and dynamics to your homemade footage. 28mm wide-angle* fit more people and more of the background into the frame
OFF, normal or strong
For the shooting condition. clear, blurless results HYBRID O.I.S.+ uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted shake
Whether you are shooting with a wide angle or at high zoom. this lets you capture crisp, clear images in virtually every shooting situation

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.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic HC-W580 Video Reviews

Panasonic HC-W580 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Video Camera Reviews

Based on 417 owner and expert reviews (including 132 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Panasonic video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 55% of video cameras, it has very good features and is under 3 years old but at £239.00 it seems like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £21 (8%)

The price has dropped from £259 to £239 in the last 43 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic HC-W580 and the United Kingdom price of £239.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $347.99 (£479.81).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in January 2016.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The HC-W580's total megapixels of only 2.51MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 20% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HC-W580 of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HC-W580 of 50x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 93% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Panasonic HC-W580 of 264g is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 47% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HC-W580 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic HC-W580 of 3,000x is very big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 2% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HC-W580 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 53% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic HC-W580 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4224 x 2376. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080. Across all camcorders the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4912 x 3680.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HC-W580 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HC-W580 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HC-W580 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the HC-W580 of only 1.67MP is lower than 90% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HC-W580 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic HC-W580 of only 103mm is in the shortest 3% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 58mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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

The HC-W580's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 28mm is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is shorter than 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 10mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic hcw580ebk, panasonic hcw580egk, panasonic fr30401, panasonic hcw580k, canon hcw580ebk, code hcw580ebk

Barcodes:

00885170266094, 05025232836871, 05025232836888, 05025232836901

Panasonic HCW580EBK

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