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Panasonic HC-V500M
Panasonic HC-V500M
Top 42%893 points
Top 42%
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Panasonic HC-V500M review: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

3.32MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Panasonic HC-V500M
71% have it

3. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps

4. battery power

1790mAh
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta: 6600mAh

5. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic HC-V500M
38% have it

6. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Panasonic HC-V500M
80% have it

7. weight

228g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic HC-V500M
53% have it

9. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Panasonic HC-V500M
21% have it

10. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Panasonic HC-V500M
27% have it

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic HC-V500M
52% have it

12. has manual gain

This allows to manually set the gain.
Panasonic HC-V500M
26% have it

13. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Panasonic HC-V500M
55% have it

14. height

65mm
Canon Legria Mini: 22mm

15. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Panasonic HC-V500M
77% have it

16. width

52.5mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm

17. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Panasonic HC-V500M
78% have it

18. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
f/1.8
JVC Everio GZ-VX815: f/1.2

19. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic HC-V500M
74% have it

20. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic HC-V500M
45% have it

21. has a zoom microphone

Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.
Panasonic HC-V500M
21% have it

22. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Panasonic HC-V500M
75% have it

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nokia OZO: 8

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Panasonic HC-V500M
96% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
JVC GC-PX100: 7.6"

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