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Panasonic HC-V130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 reviews of Panasonic HC-V130. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the zoom and portability. The image quality and price also get good reviews. There are mixed reviews on the durability and battery. Many are less positive about the color and reliability.

usability, price, image quality, portability, zoom

memory, reliability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-V130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-V130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V130 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and zoom are overall positive. The image quality and price also get good views. Many are less positive about the reliability and size. Reviews are divided on the durability.

usability, price, image quality, zoom, portability

battery, size, reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V130EB-K Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 75x Intelligent Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD (New for 2014)Panasonic HC-V130EB-K Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 75x Intelligent Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD (New for 2014)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-V130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Panasonic HC-V130 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the portability and image quality are overall positive. The battery and price are also appreciated. Views about the durability and zoom are mixed, and some have doubts about the color.

usability, price, battery, image quality, portability

color

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-V130K Full HD 38X Camcorder Video Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black)Panasonic HC-V130K Full HD 38X Camcorder Video Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black)

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP4
Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:970
Battery voltage:3.6
Charging source:AC, USB

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Geotagging: No
GPS (satellite): No
Minimum illumination:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR / CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR / CZE, DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, NOR, POL, SWE, TUR
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Ceiling mountable: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Red / White
Form factor:Desktop
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230400

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No
Shoe mounting point: No

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.12 / 8.9
Effective megapixels (movie):2.12
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:BSI / MOS / MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:2.51

Lamps

Bulb power:400
Lamp Type:UHM

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.7 - 2.3
Digital Zoom:100 / 2500
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):32.9 - 1646
Focal length range (f-f):2.35 - 89.3 / 26.9 - 45.4
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:4.2
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):164.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.29
Optical Zoom:38
Throw ratio:1.7 - 2.8:1

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 45

Other features

AV output: Yes
Intelligent mode:iA
Power consumption (typical):3.5
Video compression formats:H.264, MPEG4

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:No / Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Écriture HD LE 2.1 / HD Writer LE 2.1
Cables included:AC, AV, USB / AV, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Lens hood: No
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
Stylus pen: No
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Air filter: Yes
HDCP: Yes
Horizontal scan range:15 - 91
Noise Level:37
Noise level (economic mode):29

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
BNC input ports:5
CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Composite Video In:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
PictBridge: No
RS-232 ports:2
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):10
Power consumption (typical):575
Power Source:AC

Projector

Built-in projector: No
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30
Keystone correction, vertical:-40 - 40
Matrix size:2.01
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Projection distance:1.02 - 10.2
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:7500
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 10160
Supported aspect ratios:4:3
Uniformity:90

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.000125 - 0.04 / 0.02 - 0.000125 / 1/25 - 1/8000
Shutter speed (video):0.000125 - 0.04

Still image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG / JPG
Maximum image resolution:3968 x 2232
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080, 3968 x 2232 / 3968 x 2232\n1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF, Exif 2.2
Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1
Optical disc player type:Not included

Video

3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported graphics resolutions:720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4 / AVCHD, H.264, MP4 / AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:640 x 360,960 x 540,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.4 / 44.5
Height :17.7 / 6
Weight:10.6 / 181
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

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