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Panasonic HCV180EBK
HCV180EGK HCV180ECK HCV180KK7 HCV180KA HCV180GNK

Panasonic HCV180EBK
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Brand Rating
Good Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An optical zoom and fully featured 211g, 2.51MP camcorder, with a cheap price. It has an image stabilizer and a built-in display, supports HDMI and is Full HD.
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Huge optical zoom (50x)
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Supports HDMI
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2.51MP
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211g
1.25h
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With excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic HCV180EBK number 12 in best selling camcorders and number 58 across all camcorders.

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Brand Rating
87
Features
79
Value for Money
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Age

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Why Has it Scored 80?

Panasonic is a good camcorder brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available.
This camcorder has some great features:
Huge optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Big digital zoom
90x intelligent /<br>50x optical zoom
Level footage at all times
Clear, blurless results
28mm wide-angle*

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the camcorder is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec camcorders come to market, the older camcorders will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Key Reasons For and Against

Huge optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Big digital zoom
Full HD
Has a built-in microphone
Features photo mode
Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution
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4224 x 2376 still image resolution
Tiny total megapixels
Smaller than average optical sensor size
Very short maximum battery life
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature Wi-Fi
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not support bluetooth
Very short video recording time
Does not have a microphone in
Lower than average effective megapixels (image)
Tiny Total Megapixels

Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The HCV180EBK's total megapixels of only 2.51MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Huge Optical Zoom

Camcorders have optical zoom of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 18x. The Panasonic HCV180EBK's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than 95% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HCV180EBK of only 0.172" is smaller than 90% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras. §.

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The Panasonic HCV180EBK's weight of 211g is ok compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 38% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HCV180EBK has an image stabilizer, as do 62% of video cameras.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

Across all the video cameras the maximum battery life range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4h. The HCV180EBK's maximum battery life of only 1.25h is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is shorter than 82% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI
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The HCV180EBK supports HDMI, as do 65% of video cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all video cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 8". The display diagonal of the HCV180EBK of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all video cameras is 390x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 3,500x. The Panasonic HCV180EBK's digital zoom of 500x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 81% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution
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The HCV180EBK supports a maximum still image resolution of 4224 x 2376. That's 67% higher resolution than a 3264 x 1840 camcorder, which is the most common resolution supported by video cameras. In addition, this camcorder supports a still image resolution of 4224x2376, 1920x1080, 3408x2272 plus 3 more values. §.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Panasonic HCV180EBK does not feature Wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras also do not feature Wi-Fi.

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Full HD
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The Panasonic HCV180EBK is Full HD, as are 60% of video cameras.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Flash

The HCV180EBK does not have a built-in flash. 84% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other video cameras, the HCV180EBK does not support bluetooth. 96% of video cameras do not support bluetooth.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

The average video recording time of all camcorders is 14h, with the shortest being 0.45h and the longest being 95h. The video recording time of the HCV180EBK of only 1.25h is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 18% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Microphone
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The HCV180EBK has a built-in microphone, as do 52% of camcorders.

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Features Photo Mode

The Panasonic HCV180EBK features photo mode. 77% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Panasonic HCV180EBK does not have a microphone in. 76% of video cameras also do not have a microphone in.

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

The HCV180EBK's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 28mm is in the shortest 28% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 10mm and 500mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 35mm.

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Lower Than Average Effective Megapixels (Image)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 6.1MP. The HCV180EBK's effective megapixels (image) of only 1.67MP is in the lowest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 940mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HCV180EBK of 1,740mm is in the longest 18% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Panasonic HCV180EBK, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This camcorder is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Panasonic HCV180EBK
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £149.00 it is still cheaper than 75% of camcorders.

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Panasonic HCV180EBK Release Date

January 2016

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Most camcorders drop in price by 6% in the first 6 months after release, however Panasonic video cameras tend to depreciate more slowly.

On average, in the first 6 months after release, Panasonic camcorders drop in price by 5%.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic HCV180EBK

QWhat is the optical zoom of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has an optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor.
QWhat is the weight of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK is a 211 grams camcorder.
QWhat is the total megapixels of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK is a 2.51 megapixels camcorder.
QWhat is the max video resolution of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD).
QWhat is the digital zoom of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a digital zoom of 500 times zoom factor.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK have an image stabilizer?
AYes, the Panasonic HCV180EBK has an image stabilizer.
QWhat is the image stabilizer type of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a hybrid image stabilizer type.
QIs the Panasonic HCV180EBK Full HD?
AYes, the Panasonic HCV180EBK is Full HD.
QWhat HD types does the Panasonic HCV180EBK have?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK is a full HD camcorder.
QWhat is the optical sensor size of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has an optical sensor size of 1/5.8 inch.
QWhat is the sensor type of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a mos bsi sensor type.
QWhat compatible memory cards does the Panasonic HCV180EBK support?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK supports an sd / sdhc / sdxc / sdio compatible memory cards.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK have a built-in flash?
ANo, the Panasonic HCV180EBK does not have a built-in flash.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK have a built-in light?
ANo, the Panasonic HCV180EBK does not have a built-in light.
QWhat is the display diagonal of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a display diagonal of 2.7 inches.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK have a built-in display?
AYes, the Panasonic HCV180EBK has a built-in display.
QWhat camcorder types does the Panasonic HCV180EBK have?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK is a handheld camcorder.
QWhat available colours does the Panasonic HCV180EBK have?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a black colour.
QWhat is the still image resolution of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD).
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK have a built-in microphone?
AYes, the Panasonic HCV180EBK has a built-in microphone.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK support HDMI?
AYes, the Panasonic HCV180EBK supports HDMI.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK feature Wi-Fi?
ANo, the Panasonic HCV180EBK does not feature Wi-Fi.
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK support Near Field Communication (NFC)?
ANo, the Panasonic HCV180EBK does not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
QDoes the Panasonic HCV180EBK support bluetooth?
ANo, the Panasonic HCV180EBK does not support bluetooth.
QWhat is the maximum battery life of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a maximum battery life of 1.25 hours.
QWhat is the video recording time of the Panasonic HCV180EBK?
AThe Panasonic HCV180EBK has a video recording time of 1.25 hours.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Panasonic HCV180EBK. However we have checked the rating of all Panasonic camcorders and the average score is 90.2%.

Panasonic HCV180EBK Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Total Megapixels
Max Video Resolution
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Image Stabilizer Type
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (Image)
Effective Megapixels (Movie)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Camera File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Exposure
Scene Modes
White Balance
Indoor White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-in Flash
Built-in Light
Shutter
Shutter Speed (Photo)
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-in Display
Touchscreen
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
On Screen Display (OSD)
Minimum Illumination
Supported Aspect Ratios
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Photo Mode
Design
Colour
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
Mini HDMI Port
USB Connectivity
Network
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Supported
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Warranty Card
Other Features
Internal Memory
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Battery Life
Technical Details
Shutter Speed
USB Charging
Special Features
Time Lapse

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

panasonic modb01c4gbu1anxa, panasonic modb01c4gjl3enxa, panasonic hcv180k91516kit, panasonic hcv180k91519kit, panasonic hcv180ebk, panasonic hcv180egk, panasonic hcv180eck, panasonic hcv180kk7, hcv180egk hcv180egk, hcv180ebk hcv180ebk, panasonic 51063516, panasonic sensor50, panasonic 10142645, panasonic n157993w, panasonic hcv180ka, panasonic zoom28, hcv180egk 5axis, panasonic 5axis, panasonic 50x, hcv180gnk

Barcodes

 00000051063516,  00663701794502,  00689466838657,  00689466838664,  00689466838671,  00840014170555,  00841434120694,  00841434120700,  00885170266018,  05025232836772,  05025232836789,  05025232836796,  05025232836819

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