New High Sensitivity Sensor records clear, beautiful images even in dim lighting situations. All-round Camcorders with Wi-Fi functions for easy image sharing.
The combination of the newly developed High Sensitivity Sensor and the Crystal Engine PRO, with its superb noise reduction performance, records bright, high-quality, and low-noise images in both bright and dim lighting situations. Beautiful images can be recorded under a variety of situations, including indoor shooting and night scenery shooting.
The wide shooting range expands the breadth of photographic expression, extending from 28mm wide
angle to Intelligent 50x zooming. This makes it possible to capture everything from panoramic scenery to
telephoto images for obtaining dynamic images of subjects at a distance.
* 35mm camera equivalent.
Built-in Wi-Fi® function enables Real Time Broadcasting of important events via Ustream, while recording images in Full-HD. This lets users deliver live images to people with Internet access around the world. There is also a function to send e-mail to notify the start of streaming to preregistered e-mail addresses.
Without bothersome initial settings, NFC (Near Field
Communication) lets you connect a smartphone or tablet
to the camcorder in one touch.
Even without NFC, you can use QR code to make Wi-Fi® settings quickly and easily.
• The appropriate pairing position of devices varies depending on the products.
• This function can be used with the NFC compatible device.
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, with extremely natural beauty.
With a 28mm wide-angle lens and a 21x optical zoom plus 50x Intelligent Zoom, the HC-V720M boasts an impressive shooting range. It also features the HYBRID O.I.S. + five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring and capture crisp, clear images almost every shooting situation. This image stabiliser is bolstered by the Level Shot Function, designed to automatically detect and correct the tilting of captured images. This is especially effective for producing professional-looking video when recording from low or high angles or from an unstable position.
Horizontal resolution of 1080 TV lines* makes it possible to shoot high-resolution Full-HD images that express even small details.
*According to the JEITA ITE chart and CIPA (for digital cameras) ISO 12233 resolution chart.
When you are away from home, you can monitor and record there with high-quality live video, and speak to your family or pets using your smartphone or tablet.
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.
You can enjoy Highlight Playback with a smartphone or tablet right after shooting. Favourite scenes can be shared on SNS with a simple drag-and-drop operation.
An access point at home can be used to transfer data wirelessly to the TV or a tablet in the living room, or other rooms in the home. You can play back images on the large-screen display*.
*The wireless access point (router) is required
By using the Eye-Fi™ card, you can save files recorded on the card on a PC, or upload them to SNS via a wireless network. You can also directly transport the data to your device (smartphone, tablet etc.) 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.
• To use the Eye-Fi™ card, permission from the national or regional government is required. Do not use if you have not obtained permission. If you are unsure as to whether use is permitted, please check with card manufacturer.
• Install the software supplied with the Eye-Fi™ card in advance on your PC, and configure the Eye-Fi™ settings. (For settings methods etc., please read the card operating instructions or consult the card manufacturer)
Filter effects – Miniature Effect, 8mm Movie, Silent Movie and Time Lapse Recording – makes it possible to shoot impressive video recordings that are matched to the shooting situation.
This model is equipped with multiple electret condenser microphones. They help capture the sound source and distance accurately to get more 3-dimensional effect. You get a realistic sound space that's a perfect match with the true-to-life HD images. The New Wind Noise Canceller optimizes the level of the low-cut filter to match the noise volume, effectively reducing the noise to enable clear audio recording.
In high resolution, 20.4-megapixel still
pictures* come out extremely beautiful.
* For images recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
The easy-to-view 7.5 cm / 3.0" wide LCD screen allows intuitive fingertip touch-operation. When shooting, you can use Touch Shutter to automatically focus when shooting still images by simply touching the subject on the screen. For playback, you can also change thumbnail pages by sliding a fingertip across the screen. You get smooth, intuitive operation and don't have to take your eyes off of the LCD screen.
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically makes the settings and activates functions that deliver optimal results. In addition, the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust exposure compensation and white balance by just push the button on the LCD.
Recorded data can be easily copied to an HDD without
having to use a PC.
• In the following cases, a USB HDD cannot be used by connecting it to this unit
- A USB HDD with a capacity of below 160 GB or above 2 TB
- When a USB HDD has two or more partitions
- If a USB HDD is in a format other than FAT32
- When connected by using a USB hub
- When a USB HDD is not a desktop type
The video light makes it easier to focus when you are recording in dark places where it is hard to focus.
Images that were shot in can be easily transformed into 3D images with the 2D to 3D Conversion function, by simply connecting the camcorder to a 3D-compatible TV with an HDMI cable.