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Panasonic HC-V500M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Panasonic HC-V500M. 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. Comments about the zoom and image quality are generally positive. The price and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V500M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V500M

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V500M from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V500M

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V500M from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The zoom and battery also get good feedback.

usability, battery, zoom, portability, size

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

Oct, 2019

Expert review by (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic HC-V500MCamcorder Review

 

The Panasonic HC-V500M is a small, lightweight, budget camcorder that offers a lot for its $499 MSRP. For an entry-level camcorder, the V500M has a wide range of manual controls, as well as the ability to record Full HD video using a 60p (or 60i frame...

May, 2012

Expert review by : Jeremy Stamas (reviewed.com)

Panasonic HC-V500M

 

A small, lightweight, budget camcorder that offers a lot for its $499 MSRP

Plenty of recording options, including 1080/60p; Lots of manual controls for a budget camcorder

Disappointing low light performance

The Panasonic HC-V500M is a good entry-level camcorder, and it has plenty of updates over the previous HDC-TM40. But Panasonic failed to improve the V500M’s low light capabilities, which ends up being the camcorder’s biggest weakness. Still, if you’re...

May, 2012

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