This compact, lightweight and easy-to-use handheld camcorder brings a fun, easy experience to high-resolution video capture with a 5-axis image stabilizer, super-long 50x optical zoom and up to 90x intelligent zooming. At the same time, BSI sensors assure low-light video image quality and a two-channel zoom microphone works in tandem with the zoom to ensure crisp, clear audio at any distance.
- Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording.
- Intelligent 90x zoom, with 5 axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provides maximum handheld stability.
- Responsive touch screen on 2.7” LCD.
- 2-channel zoom microphone for clear audio at any distance.
90x Intelligent / 50x Optical Zoom
Smoothly, clearly and effortlessly the HC-V180K camcorder brings in distant subjects like scenery, athletic events and more with a quick-focus 90x intelligent, 50x optical zoom advantage.
28mm Wide-Angle Lens
Fit more people and scenery into settings like weddings, reunions, vacations and more with the built-in 28mm wide-angle lens. Especially convenient for capturing group images in small spaces.
BSI Sensor Quality
An advanced BSI (Back-Illuminated Sensor) adds exceptional brilliance to all your high-definition video in both bright and dim conditions. Ideal for the beach and sunny outdoor events, as well as sunrises, sunsets, cloud cover and dimly-lit evening settings.
Crisp, Clear Audio
Seamlessly synced to the camcorder's active zooming capability, a two-channel zoom microphone automatically adjusts recording volume higher or lower to ensure crisp, clear audio up close or in the distance.
Add more personality and creativity to your high-definition imaging with creative filter effects like 8mm Movie, Silent Movie, Miniature Effect and Time Lapse Recording.
Wide Touch-Screen LCD
Compose your images, add filter effects and more with a responsive, 2.7in wide touch-screen LCD monitor (230,400 dots).
With Panasonic's Level Shot function, the HC-V180K camcorder automatically detects and compensates for camera tilting. Ideal for hard-to-get images while hiking, climbing and more.
Clear, Blurless Imaging
Panasonic's HYBRID O.I.S.+ and 5-axis correction effectively suppresses the blurring frequently caused by unwanted handheld movement while shooting. The result is clear, focused and detailed images.
Rechargeable Battery Pack
Panasonic HCV180K Full HD Camcorder
|Image Sensor||1/5.8-inch BSI MOS Sensor|
|Total Pixels||2.51 megapixels|
|Effective Pixels (Motion Image)||2.20 megapixels [16:9] (O.I.S Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)|
|Effective Pixels (Still Image)||1.67 megapixels [3:2]
2.20 megapixels [16:9]
|F Value||F1.8 (Wide) / F4.2 (Tele)|
|Focal Length||2.06 - 103 mm|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image)||28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)|
|Still Image||33.6 -1714 mm [3:2]
28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9]
34.0 - 1766 mm [4:3]
|Lens Brand||Panasonic Lens|
|Standard Illumination||1400 lx|
|Minimum Illumination||4 lx (Scene Mode Low Light 1/30), 1 lx (Night Mode (Color))|
|Focus||Auto / Manual|
|Intelligent Zoom OFF||62x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)|
|Intelligent Zoom ON||90x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function: OFF)|
|Digital Zoom||150x / 500x (The maximum value of zoom magnification can be set in two patterns)|
|White Balance||Auto/White Set/Sunny/Cloudy/Indoor1/Indoor2 (TTL system)|
|Motion Image||Auto Slow Shutter ON: 1/30 - 1/8000
Auto Slow Shutter OFF: 1/60 - 1/8000
|Still Image||1/2 - 1/2000|
|Iris||Auto / Manual|
|Image Stabilizer||HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Active Mode, O.I.S. Lock, Level Shot Function|
|Creative Control (Except 4K Mode)||Miniature Effect, Silent Movie, 8mm Movie, Time Lapse Rec|
|Recording Media||SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card|
|Recording Format||[AVCHD] AVCHD Progressive
|Compression Method||MPEG-4 AVC/H.264|
|AVCHD||1080/60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)
PH (24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
HA (17 Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
HG (13 Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
HE (5 Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)
|MP4||1080p/60p (28M) (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
720p/30p (9M) (9Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720)
|iFrame||960 x 540/30p (28Mbps / VBR)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 1 h 0 min (60p mode)
Approx. 1 h 5 min (PH mode)
Approx. 1 h 5 min (HA mode)
Approx. 1 h 5 min (HG mode)
Approx. 1 h 5 min (HE mode)
Approx. 1 h 0 min (MP4 28M)
Approx. 1 h 15 min (MP4 720p)
Approx. 1 h 20 min (iFrame)
|Thumbnail Display||20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnails/page|
|Audio Recording System||AVCHD: Dolby Digital (2 ch)
iFrame, MP4: AAC (2 ch)
|Microphone||2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone|
|Recording Format||JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)|
|Still Image||[16:9] 10 megapixels (4224 x 2376), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
[3:2] 7.7 megapixels (3408 x 2272), 2.0 megapixels (1728 x 1152)
[4:3] 7.4 megapixels (3136 x 2352), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)
|Simultaneous Recording||[16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)|
|Power Supply||3.6V (Battery) / 5.0V (AC Adapter)|
|Power Consumption||Max. 4.7W (Recording) / Max 7.7W (Charging)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 53 x 59 x 116 mm (2.087 x 2.323 x 4.567")|
|Weight (w/o battery and SD card)||Approx. 211g (0.465 lbs)|
|LCD Monitor||2.7-inch Wide LCD monitor (230,400 dots)|
|Lens Cover||Yes (Manual)|
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Panasonic HCV180K Full HD Camcorder
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