Panasonic HC-V720 HD 1080p Camcorder, 20.4MP, 21x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi, NFC, 3” LCD Screen, Black
The Panasonic HC-V720 combines reworked, high sensitivity sensor technology with cutting-edge shake suppression for exceptional visuals. Sleek and compact - it features clever Wi-Fi streaming functions,. As well as Near Field Communication functionality, with an impressive 21x optical zoom. An intelligent zoom system pushes this even further while keeping the level of detail you’d expect from HD recording intact.
- The HC V720 offers exceptional telephoto shooting with a compact design. The 21x optical zoom can be boosted to a powerful 50x using Panasonic’s Crystal Engine PRO high resolution processing and Intelligent Zoom technology. Perfect for filming wildlife or bringing faraway subjects right into focus.
- Enjoy superb noise reduction performance, and high-quality images in both bright and dim lighting situations. Beautiful images can even be recorded in a variety of situations, including indoor shooting and night scenery shooting.
- It also features a 28mm wide-angle lens that gives exceptional results whether recording indoors or in tight spaces. This makes it possible to shoot at a close distance, while fitting both the subject and surroundings area into the frame.
- The Wi-Fi function enables real-time broadcasting of events via Ustream to share images worldwide, while recording in Full-HD. There is also a function to send e-mail to notify the start of streaming to preregistered e-mail addresses.
- Near Field Communication (NFC) allows one-touch connection with compatible smartphones. There is no need for cumbersome settings. Home Monitoring lets you check on pets or family at home from the outside. You can even speak to your pets or family while viewing them on the screen, and record images remotely using a smartphone.
- The Hybrid OIS + system make hand-shake a thing of the past with its 5-axis correction system - eliminating blur in any mode from wide-angle to extreme zoom. Able to compensate for horizontal, vertical, yawing, and pitching - it can also handle walking-motion roll for all-round smoother footage.
- The Level Shot Function automatically detects and corrects the tilting of captured images. It records crisp, clear and more horizontal images with reduced blur even if when shooting in an unstable or awkward position such as low-angle or high-angle shooting.
- Full 1080p recording means vibrant image playback - with reduced afterimages and flickering with smoother motion compared to 1080i. Progressive recording fully complies with the AVCHD Progressive standard.
- Audio Capability
- 5.1 surround sound recording
- Camera Type
- Digital stills Information Use the camcorder to take still photos
- H69.3 x W60.1 x D124.4mm
- Flash Memory
- 2 years
- Hard Drive
- Image Stabilisation
- Lens Information Lens type please see Buying Digital Camera guide for more information
- 28mm wide angle
- Megapixels Information 1 Megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels. A pixel is an individual element of a digital image. Megapixels determine the resolution of an image and the more you have the higher the quality of the image.
- Memory card slot Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files from an external device directly to your computer.
- SD, SDHC, SDXC
- Model name / number
- Night recording Information Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
- Colour Night View
- Power Supply
- Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, charger
- Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
- Shooting Modes Information Special settings for particular shooting scenarios e.g Portrait, Night Portrait, Landscape etc.
- Storage - Format Information Where your footage is recorded to e.g. tape, DVD or hard drive
- Video input / output
- AV out, HDMI mini, USB 2.0
- Weight Information Unpackaged weight
- Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
- Zoom (optical) Information A 7 x zoom will get you closer to your subject than a 5 x zoom
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