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The Panasonic HC-V500 is a high-definition camcorder with a 38x optical zoom, image stabiliser and built-in recording lamp. How did it fare in our rigorous lab tests? Read our full review to find out how Which? rates the Panasonic HC-V500 for image quality, battery life and its ability to take still photos.
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Panasonic HC-V500

  • Launch date: Jan 2012
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Video resolution High definition
Recording format Memory Card
Optical zoom 38.0
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