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Panasonic HC-VX980

Panasonic HC-VX980
alaScore 91

9 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Panasonic HC-VX980. 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. Reviewers really like the usability and size. There are some negative comments about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the price.

size, usability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-VX980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-VX980

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Panasonic HC-VX980 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price.

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K 4K Camcorder with Wireless Multi Camera FunctionPanasonic HC-VX980EB-K 4K Camcorder with Wireless Multi Camera Function

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K

 

The HC-VX980EB-K is the next 4K camcorder down from Panasonic's flagship HC-VXF990EB-K. It features the same core specification, but lacks a few important capabilities. It's £150 cheaper, however – although still far from a budget option. Nevertheless,...

The Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K offers many of the important features that the flagship HC-VXF990EB-K boasts for £150 less, making this a very tempting 4K video proposition.

Feb, 2016

Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert review by: Richard Easton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic HC-VX980 review - capable 4K camcorder

 

It's not a massive departure from older models, but the HC-VX980 is a great update to Panasonic's 4K camcorder range

In the end, the HC-VX980 is a worthy update to last year’s model, cutting both an unecessary feature and the price. It may not be a massive departure from the HC-WX970 and some of the new 4K cropping functions are a bit hit and miss, but the addition...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Johnnyboy1111 (johnlewis.com)

Panasonic HC-VX980EBK

 

I needed a camcorder with a microphone socket, which limited the choice in my budget range. I managed to buy mine during a cash-back offer, which helped. My earlier camcorders had all been tape-based, so this was my first digital machine and it's...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Edward54 (johnlewis.com)

Really good piece of equipment

 

Very easy to use, gives excellent results from the the first time you try it

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

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

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):7
Effective megapixels (movie):8.29
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:18.91

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1500
Filter Size:4.9
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):37.6 - 752.8
Focal length range (f-f):4.08 - 81.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):75.3
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.08
Optical Zoom:20

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

USB Connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Still image

Image formats supported:JPEG XR
Maximum image resolution:6784 x 3816
Still image resolution(s):6784 x 3816, 4992 x 2808, 1920 x 1080, 5472 x 3648, 3984 x 2656, 1728 x 1152, 5216 x 3912, 3808 x 2856, 640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

USB charging: Yes

Video

HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.9
Height :7.3
Weight:351
Width:6.8