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Panasonic HC-V770

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of Panasonic HC-V770. 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. People really like the price and zoom. The image quality and portability are also appreciated, whereas the reliability and battery get negative opinions.

usability, portability, image quality, zoom, price

battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V770 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V770

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V770 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the control panel and durability. The zoom and price also get good reviews, whereas many are negative about the image quality and size.

usability, price, zoom, durability, control panel

portability, size, image quality

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V770EB-W High Defination Video CameraPanasonic HC-V770EB-W High Defination Video Camera

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V770

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V770 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and zoom are on the whole positive. The image quality and usability also get good reviews, whereas views are divided on the durability. Many are critical about the reliability.

portability, usability, image quality, zoom, size

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V770 HD Camcorder with Wireless Smartphone Twin Video CapturePanasonic HC-V770 HD Camcorder with Wireless Smartphone Twin Video Capture

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Richard Baguley (thewirecutter.com)

The Best Video Camera

 

We spent 30 hours researching and testing and shot hours of video in a huge range of conditions to find the best camcorder. The $600 Panasonic Panasonic HC-V770 captures video with more detail, better color, and crisper sound than any other camera we...

For anyone who wants to capture better quality and more useful video of their family and friends, the way to go is the $600 Panasonic HC-V770K . Its 20x zoom, top-of-the-line stabilization, excellent sharpness, and deep, saturated colors put it not...

Jan, 2016

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic HC-V770

 

The HC-V770 is Panasonic's top HD-only camcorder. Its flagship models, the HC-VX870 and HC-WX970, have moved up to 4K.

Good value ; Comprehensive manual settings with control dial ; Wi-Fi connectivity

No lens ring ; Small sensor compared to a DSLR ; No 4K shooting

If your budget doesn't stretch to 4K, the Panasonic HC-V770 provides feature-rich and high-quality Full HD video that's sure to impress.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Cyberwolf2 (panasonic.com)

Panasonic 4k camcorder

 

" Price is reflected in the overall quality of this little gem. Feature rich cinema 4k is offered with a host of nice improvements in camcorders. "

Exceeded expectations

needs an extra battery

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: geekj1k (panasonic.com)

I wish I would have never sold it.

 

" I purchased this camera in December of 2014. I unfortunately had to sell it in August 2015. I regret that decision. I'm a Panasonic only camera user. I own the GH3, GH4, and X920. Each has its place and purpose, and the v770 was perfect for high...

Inexpensive , Compact , Durable , Exceeded expectations , Convenient , Easy to use , amazing audio

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: PasoBill (panasonic.com)

HC-V770K - great intro-level videocam

 

" Mostly easy to use, nice screen features, zoom is pretty impressive. I use with a Zoom H5 audio recorder (meaning this item has added versatility) and it's great for a break-in indy news reporter, interviews, as well as wildlife recording. "

Inexpensive , Easy to use , comfortable shape , lightweight , shoe adapter (for light external audio etc.)

battery life could be a bit better (bring spare)

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: woods453 (panasonic.com)

Still would prefer a DSLR

 

" It has most of what you get with a DSLR and is a lot smaller and lighter weight. Surprisingly good quality footage and a large number of exposure settings. In order to adjust f-stop, shutter, focus, etc, you have to push a lot of menu buttons. I wish...

Compact , camera settings

Difficult to use , crowded menu , no exposure meter , battery life

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Robert (bestbuy.com)

Great for capturing family moments. As simple or a

 

Took this camera for the first time last night to a concert that I took my kid to for her birthday. Captured nearly 2 hours of footage (AT NIGHT), many from ~15X-to-20X optical zoom. Also shot stills while shooting the video. The result? Awesome. I...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Home Movies Maven (panasonic.com)

Love Love Love

 

" This camcorder is light years better than my old one, and so easy to use. Highly recommend! "

Compact , Easy to use , Durable , Exceeded expectations , Convenient

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: JAB (panasonic.com)

HC-V770 Camcorder

 

" I have only owned the camera for 5 days at this point. So far, it has taken very good pictures and videos. There are several resolutions that can be setup. The wind noise cancellation seems to work pretty good. I agree with other reviewer that it...

Inexpensive , Compact , Easy to use , Convenient , i like the touch screen menus

needs "time-date stamp" capability

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Nano (panasonic.com)

Great image quality

 

" The Panasonic Video camera HC-V770K has an excellent hardware design and size. It is easy to hold with one hand and all command buttons are visible and well identified. The menu navigation and change of settings are intuitive if you are familiar with...

Compact , Easy to use , Durable , Exceeded expectations , Convenient

Mar, 2015
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Product Specifications

Flash

Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Cold

Video

HD type:Full HD