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Panasonic HC-V550

Panasonic HC-V550
alaScore 87

228 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 228 reviews of Panasonic HC-V550. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940
Battery voltage:3.6

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
GPS (satellite): No
Minimum illumination:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR
Progressive Scan: Yes
Supported aspect ratios:3:2, 4:3, 16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460800

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No
Shoe mounting point: No

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.70 / 2.2
Effective megapixels (movie):2.2 / 2.20
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:BSI / MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:2.51

Lens System

Digital Zoom:150 / 3000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):28 - 1740
Focal length range (f-f):2.06 - 103
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:HYBRID
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:1.8 / 4.2
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):174 / 176.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8
Optical Zoom:50

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

AV output: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4.9
Video compression formats:H.264, MPEG4

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer LE 2.1
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Lens hood: No
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: No
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.000125 - 0.02 / 0.000125 - 0.04 / 1/25 - 1/8000
Shutter speed (photo):0.0005 - 0.5 / 0.5 - 0.0005
Shutter speed (video):0.000125 - 0.04

Still image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG / JPG
Maximum image resolution:4224 x 2376
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080, 3408 x 2272, 1728 x 1152, 3136 x 2352, 640 x 480 / 4224 x 2376\n3408 x 2272\n3136 x 2352\n1920 x 1080\n640 x 480 / [16:9] 10MP (4224 x 2376), 2.1MP (1920 x 1080)\n[3:2] 7.7MP (3408 x 2272), 2.0MP (1728 x 1152)\n[4:3] 7.4MP (3136 x 2352), 0.3MP (640 x 480)

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
ExpressCard slot: No

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:960 x 540,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 5.3
Height :6.1
Weight:235
Width:11.6 / 5.3

White balance

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