Powerful Optical 50x/Intelligent 80x Zoom in a compact body. Built-in Wi-Fi functions allow highlight playback and image sharing the easy way.
Equipped with Intelligent 80x Zoom/Optical 50x Zoom, these models can capture even the images of craters on the moon in Full-HD image quality. The V520 Series lets users easily shoot distant subjects that are too far away to capture clearly with conventional zoom functions.
The V520 is also equipped with Level Shot Function, in addition to the 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +. Level Shot Function automatically detects and corrects the tilting of captured images. It records more horizontal images even if when shooting in an unstable or awkward position such as low-angle or high-angle shooting.
Built-in Wi-Fi function enables Real Time Broadcasting of important events via Ustream. This lets you 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 broadcasting 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 BSI Sensor has improved high sensitivity performance to record easy-to-see, clear images even in dimly lit situations.
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.
The wide shooting range expands the
breadth of your expression, extending
from 28mm wide angle to Intelligent 80x
* 35mm camera equivalent.
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. Favorite scenes can be shared on SNS with 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.
Sound from two directions is recorded in 2 ch by forward-facing stereo microphones. Sound is recorded with changing the directionality in conjunction with the zoom operation. 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.
Still Picture Recording mode lets you
shoot with a maximum resolution of
* 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
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.