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V720: Mobile Live Streaming Creative HD Video Camcorder

Model: HC-V720K

V720: Mobile Live Streaming Creative HD Video Camcorder

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Videos & 360 View
Features
  • Remote WiFi mobile device tether with Ustream sharing
  • Built-in Creative Control effects add excitement to your videos
  • Level Shot automatically corrects horizon for a more natural looking video
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You can easily create and share videos instantly from just about anywhere with the Panasonic HC-V720 camcorder. Discover the power of instant sharing with Ustream, the ability to add excitement to your videos with built-in creative effects, and the delight in making high quality HD videos with ease.


Remote WiFi Mobile Device Tether With Ustream Sharing


Panasonic Image App


The power of sharing and convenience is in your hands with the free Panasonic Image App for iOS/Android smartphones/tablets.







Real Time Broadcasting with Full-HD Recording


Built-in WiFi enables Real Time Broadcasting of important events via Ustream, while recording images in Full-HD. You can deliver live images to people with Internet access around the world during recording. There is also a function to send an e-mail to notify the start of broadcasting to preregistered e-mail addresses.


NFC (Near Field Communication)


With NFC you can connect a smartphone or tablet to your camcorder with just one touch.


Remote Shooting


By using the dedicated Panasonic Image App, you can remotely check audio recording, zoom IN/OUT and shutter ON/OFF, while viewing the live image on a smartphone or tablet.


Highlight Playback and Easy Share


You can enjoy Highlight Playback from a smartphone or tablet right after shooting, and favorite scenes can be shared on Social Network Services with a simple drag and drop operation.


Home Monitoring


When you are away from home, you can monitor and record what is going on there with high-quality live video using your smartphone or tablet.


Wireless TV Playback


An Access Point at home can be used to transfer data wirelessly to a TV or a tablet in the living room, kitchen or other room in the house where images can be played back on a large-screen TV*.

* A wireless access point (router) is required.


    Go Wireless With Your Camcorder


Eye-Fi Compatible


By using the Eye-Fi™ wireless card, you can save your files to your computer or upload them to Social Network Services with a wireless network. You can also directly transport the files to your smartphone or tablet without connecting another access point.


  • The functions of the Eye-Fi™ card (including wireless transmission) are not guaranteed to work on this product. In the case of a malfunction of the card, please contact the card manufacturer.
  • Check with Eye-Fi™ manufacturer for terms and conditions of use.
  • Install the software supplied with the Eye-Fi™ card in advance on your computer and configure the Eye-Fi™ settings. (For settings, methods etc., please read the card operating instructions or consult the card manufacturer)
  • The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
  • Android and Google Play are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc.
  • iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
  • Facebook is a registered trademark or trademark of Facebook, Inc.
  • Picasa is a registered trademark or trademark of Google Inc.
  • YouTube is a registered trademark or trademark of Google Inc.
  • Flickr is a registered trademark or trademark of Yahoo! Inc.
  • The Twitter name and logos are trademarks of Twitter, Inc.



Built-In Creative Control Effects Add Excitement to Your Videos


Operation and Usability


Creative Control


The V720 Series features four filter effects — Miniature Effect, 8mm Movie, Silent Movie and Time Lapse Recording — to further enhance your creativity. The filter results can be viewed on the LCD while shooting. Easily create impressive videos that match the look and feel of your shooting location or your mood.


(top left) Miniature Effect

This effect defocuses peripheral areas while keeping the focus point sharp and clear making life-size subjects look like a diorama.

(top right) 8 mm Movie

You can record motion pictures with a faded retro effect.

(bottom left) Silent Movie

You can record motion pictures that are similar to black-and-white silent films by lowering the amount of incoming light.

(bottom right) Time Lapse Recording

A scene that moves slowly for a long period of time is recorded frame by frame with an interval, and is recorded as a short time motion picture.


Level Shot Automatically Corrects the Horizon for a More Natural Looking Video


In addition to the 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +, the V720 Series is also equipped with Level Shot Function that automatically detects and corrects tilting in your images. The V720 delivers more stable videos even when recording from the hip or shooting from a higher angle where you can¿t line up the horizon yourself.



(Left) Level Shot Function OFF:

Images are often tilted without realizing it.

(Right) Level Shot Function ON:

An acceleration sensor detects the tilt and automatically levels the scene.

High Sensitivity Sensor


The combination of the High Sensitivity Sensor and the Crystal Engine PRO with its superb noise reduction performance, delivers bright, high-quality, low-noise images in both bright and dimly lit scenes. Beautiful images can be recorded under a variety of situations, including indoor shooting and night scenery shooting.


(Left) Conventional:

Insufficient light makes the image noisy.

(Right) High Sensitivity Sensor:

dark scenes have beautiful color and minimum noise.


28mm Wide-Angle* - Intelligent 50x Zoom with 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +


The wide shooting range of the lens expands your creativity and ability to capture your most precious moments. The 28mm wide-angle to Intelligent 50x zoom, combined with 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +, thoroughly suppresses blurring over the entire shooting range making it possible to capture crisp, clear images with reduced blur in almost every shooting situation.

* 35mm camera equivalent.


Crystal Engine Pro


The Crystal Engine Pro instantly processes the huge amount of data that goes into Full-HD images, and further enhances Full-HD quality. It produces smooth, high-resolution zoom shots even when the range exceeds the limit for optical zooming. Crystal Engine Pro clearly delineates even the tiniest details of your subject, producing natural looking, beautiful images.


1080 TV Lines Horizontal Resolution


Horizontal resolution of 1080 TV lines* make it possible to shoot high-resolution Full-HD with phenomenal image quality, even in small detailed areas.

* According to the JEITA ITE chart and CIPA (for digital cameras) ISO 12233 resolution chart.

(left) X720 Series


Record up to 1080 TV lines in amazing high quality resolution.

(right) Conventional

Horizontal resolution cannot be maintained so the image is unclear.


20.4-Megapixel Still Picture Recording


In high resolution, extremely beautiful and detailed 20.4-megapixel still pictures* are delivered.

* For images recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio.


5.1-Ch Surround Sound System


The V720 Series is equipped with multiple electret condenser microphones. These help capture the sound source and distance accurately to get a more 3-dimensional effect. The result is a more realistic sound space that compliments the true-to-life HD images.

(Left) Wide (1x)

Picks up audio from all directions to reproduce a natural, lifelike sound field.

(center) Zoom Mic (12x)

Links the microphones to the lens action. When you zoom in on a subject, the microphones focus on the sound in that same direction.

(right) Focus Mic

Enables the microphones to focus on sounds coming from right in front of you, even when the lens is not zooming.


Wind Noise Canceller


The Wind Noise Canceller automatically detects and suppresses only wind noise, giving you natural sounds with lifelike ambience.


iA (Intelligent Auto) / iA Plus


In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically adjusts the settings and activates the proper functions to deliver optimal results. In addition, the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust exposure compensation and white balance by simply touching the button on the LCD.


iA Plus ¿ Easily Customize Settings Without Releasing iA Mode



Brightness Control


You can adjust the exposure compensation accurately and easily.


Color Control


You can adjust the white balance from warm red to cool blue.

Operation and Usability


3.0-inch Wide Touch LCD


The V720 Series features a 3.0" wide LCD that allows intuitive fingertip touch-operation. When shooting, you can use Touch Shutter by simply touching your fingertip on the screen. For playback, you can change thumbnail pages by sliding your fingertip across the screen. The result is smooth, intuitive operation without taking your eyes off the action on LCD screen.


Intuitive Touch Operation


Touch Shutter


You can touch the subject on the LCD screen to instantly focus on it and take a still picture.


Touch for Playback


You can flip through thumbnail pages and display one of the thumbnail scenes.


Variety of Interfaces


(Left) Mic and Headphone Terminal

There's a mic input terminal and a headphone jack on the side of the camcorder. You can plug in an external mic or headphones (both optional) if desired.

(Right) Accessory Shoe

Optional accessories can be attached here to increase shooting versatility.


Plug and Copy to External HDD


Recorded data can be easily copied to an HDD without using a computer.


State-Of-The-Art Features And Technologies


  • O.I.S. Lock
  • iA Mode
  • Focus Assist
  • Pre-Rec Function
  • AGS (Auto Ground-Directional Standby)
  • Color Night Rec/Color Night View
  • Scene Mode
  • Advanced Highlight Playback
  • Face Highlight, Highlight and Time Frame Index
  • HD Writer
  • 2D to 3D Conversion