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Panasonic HC-V180

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 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 image quality and portability. The zoom and size are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the battery. There are some negative reviews about the memory.

usability, size, zoom, portability, image quality

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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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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V180

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V180 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and image quality. The zoom and usability also get good views.

usability, zoom, image quality, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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

Feb, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Compact and neat

 

Easy to use ,very clear and Compact nice and light

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Excellent Value for Money

 

Although this is a no-frills camcorder, it shoots great 1080p video and takes excellent stills using a proper button that focuses when pushed half down - just like a camera. Build quality is fine at this price and the full-size SDHC/SDXC card slot...

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Really good features

 

I got this a few days ago and I'm really happy with I would recommend it to anyone

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Grate little cam

 

Good cam zoom is amazing very good quality for the price

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Not as expected

 

After reading the reviews I expected this to be quite good, however the quality of the video footage is poor and you can only zoom in such a small amount before it goes out of focus that it doesn't even make a difference. I wouldn't call this HD. I...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

PANASONIC HC-V180EB-K Camcorder - Black

 

Recorded invaluable memories of the birth of our first child. Simple to use and playback on the big screen.

Sometimes hard to get the hand and fingers in the right place for one hand recording.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

PANASONIC HC-V180EB-K Camcorder - Black

 

fantastic zoom

sound could be louder.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

PANASONIC HC-V180EB-K Camcorder - Black

 

All!

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

PANASONIC HC-V180EB-K Camcorder - Black

 

Used it in Orlando got brilliant footage at Kennedy space centre Atlas satellite going up, obviously great distance footage

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

poor quality

 

Bought it from Very so it will stop working within a few months GURANTEED

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

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

Camera

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

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

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

Flash

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

Focusing

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

Networking

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

Shutter

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

Storage

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

Video

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

Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 116
Height :5.9 / 59
Weight:211
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

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