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Panasonic HC-V720K Flash Memory HD Camcorder

February 23, 2013 by  
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Panasonic HC-V720K  Dual Flash Memory HD Camcorder

Panasonic HC-V720K Flash Memory HD Camcorder with 3D compatiblity

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*New for 2013. Panasonic’s midrange HC-V720K Flash Memory Camcorder replaces the extremely popular HC-V700K series. It records to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in Full HD video. (This camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a fast F1.8-F3.5 lens that was created for the HC-V720K to help in low light situations. The wide angle 28mm lens can fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. The imaging sensor is a large 1/2.33″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution. Takes 20.4 megapixel still pictures. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 21x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 50x), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack. At full resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (original format) at a 28mbps bit rate. All other video is recorded with AVCHD. At maximum quality , you can record over 2 hours and 40 minutes of video using a 32GB memory card.

Panasonic V720k

Panasonic V720K Controls and Inputs

The Panasonic HC-V720K has an HDMI Mini Connector (output) for best quality when hooking this camcorder directly to an HDTV. Accessory Shoe to add an external light or microphone. Built-in Video Light and Flash. Features a 3.0″ LCD with (460,800 pixels). Sound is recorded by Dolby Digital 2 channel, or Dolby Digital 5.1. Includes an External Microphone Jack. Card slot can take SDHC and SDXC cards. Wind Noise Canceller detects and reduces wind noise. Crystal Engine PRO processor. Built-in WI-FI.

HC-V720K Dimensions: 2.4″ x 2.7″ x 4.90″ (9.77 ounces. w/o battery).
Camcorder HD Recording Modes: 1080p @ 60fps, 1080p @ 24fps
Lens 35mm equivalent range: 28.0-729mm . (46mm filter) Shutter Speed: 1/2 to 1/2,000

Smart-Review Commentary: The new HC-V720V is the successor to last year’s highly rated HC-700V. As with last year’s model, this model has a large 1/2.33″ high sensitivity imaging sensor and a fast f1.8 lens to perform better in low light situations. Its 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. + optical image stabilization will keep your video from blurring, even in low light. A new feature is built-in WIFI (802.11b/g/n), which allows you to wirelessly transmit your video from your camcorder to the internet. You can also control your camcorder from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. The 60 frames/second recording mode will give you smoother and more lifelike HD video, especially for fast moving action like sports. A rarity on inexpensive camcorders is an external microphone jack, which will provide you with many options to get better audio to go with the exceptional video of this camcorder. The resolution of the 3.0-inch LCD screen has doubled from last year, making it easier for you to compose your video. As with last year’s model, this is an excellent low priced and feature packed HD camcorder. The Panasonic V720k is a Smart-Review top pick for 2013.

Panasonic HC-V720K HC-V720K
Flash Memory
Sandisk 32gb
Class 10
Memory Card
Flash Memory
2014 Camcorder
    Camcorder Features

  • *New 2013 Model
  • 1080p Full HD Recording
  • Built-in WIFI
  • 21x Optical Zoom
  • Wide Angle Lens
  • Video Light/Flash
  • 60p Progressive Mode
  • HDMI for HDTV
  • Uses SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1/2.33-inch imager

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