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Panasonic HC-V180

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Panasonic HC-V180. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the portability and image quality. The zoom and size are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the battery and memory.

usability, size, zoom, image quality, portability

memory, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V180 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V180 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the portability and image quality. The zoom and usability also get good feedback.

usability, zoom, image quality, portability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V180EB-K Camcorder with Full HD RecordingPanasonic HC-V180EB-K Camcorder with Full HD Recording

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:1940
Battery life (max):1.25
Battery voltage:3.6


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:1
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR / CZE, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Italian, POL, SWE, TUR


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:6.86
Touchscreen:Y / Yes


Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light:N / No


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.67
Effective megapixels (movie):2.2
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:2.51

Lens System

Digital Zoom:500
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):28 - 1740
Focal length range (f-f):2.06 - 103
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):174 / 1740
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8 / 28
Optical Zoom:50


Bluetooth:N / No
Wi-Fi:N / No

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:HDMI / HDMI, USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB Connectivity:Y


Camera shutter speed:1/25 – 1/8000
Shutter speed (photo):1/2 - 1/2000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPEG XR / JPG
Maximum image resolution:4224 x 2376
Still image resolution(s):4224 x 2376, 1920 x 1080, 3408 x 2272, 1728 x 1152, 3136 x 2352, 640 x 480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camera file system:DCF, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No

Technical Details

USB charging:Y / Yes


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:480p, 720p, 1080p / 480p,720p,1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD,MP4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 116
Height :5.9 / 59
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y / Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Indoor, Sunny