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Panasonic HC-V520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews of Panasonic HC-V520. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the image quality and price. The portability and zoom also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the memory and viewfinder.

usability, zoom, portability, price, image quality

battery, reliability, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the image quality and price are overall positive. The portability and zoom also get good feedback. The memory and viewfinder get critical opinions.

usability, zoom, portability, price, image quality

viewfinder, memory

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic V520 Full HD Camcorder - Black (10MP, 1920 x 1080P, 80x Intelligent Zoom) 3.0 inch LCDPanasonic V520 Full HD Camcorder - Black (10MP, 1920 x 1080P, 80x Intelligent Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the image quality and zoom. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the durability and reliability.

usability, portability, price, zoom, image quality

battery, reliability, durability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V520 HD Digital Camcorder with 80x Zoom and Wi-fi (Black)Panasonic HC-V520 HD Digital Camcorder with 80x Zoom and Wi-fi (Black)

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP4
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE / CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR

Design

Colour of product:Black / Red / Silver

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:19.1 / 7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460000 / 460800
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):10 / 2.25
Effective megapixels (movie):2.1 / 2.25
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:2.51

Lens System

Digital Zoom:150
Filter Size:3.5
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):28 - 1748
Focal length range (f-f):2.06 - 103
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:HYBRID
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:4.2
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):174 / 174.8
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8
Optical Zoom:50

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

AV output: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer AE 5.0
Cables included:AC, HDMI, USB / HDMI, USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:No / Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Shutter speed (photo):0.5 - 0.0005
Shutter speed (video):0.04 - 0.000125 / 1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

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

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:960 x 540,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 16.6
Height :6.1
Weight:229
Width:5.3

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Manual, Sunny / Auto, Cloudy, Sunny / Cloudy, Sunny