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Panasonic HC-V550 Camcorder
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Product Summary

  • 90 x zoom / 50 x optical zoom
  • 1/5.8" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 3.0" Wide Touch LCD monitor (460,800 dots)
  • 2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone
  • Built-in memory (16GB)
  • Panasonic Lens
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
  • Auto / Manual focus
  • Level Shot Function
  • 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.
  • 10.0-megapixel Still Picture Recording

Panasonic-HC-V550-Video-Camera is another revolutionary gadget which will let you savor stationary and moving events of your life.  Distant targets are now no-match with its Panasonic Lens featuring up to 90 x zoom / 50 x optical zoom. You can now record clearer videos with the 10.0-megapixel Still Picture Recording and has 2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone. Say goodbye to blurry images with the newest 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S. and auto/manual focus. It also features 1/5.8" BSI MOS Sensor allowing you to take quality pictures both during high and low light exposures. It comes with a 3.0" Wide Touch LCD monitor (460,800 dots) letting you focus more on your object but gives you a detailed preview. One of the special abilities of this camera is the level shot function as it detects and rectifies tilting of images by 30%. Don’t worry about taking souvenirs even in daily basis because it comes with up to 16GB built-in memory and can be extended with SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card

Product Features in Detail

Level Shot Function
The Level Shot function automatically detects and corrects the tilting of captured images. 2014 models use hybrid processing based on an acceleration sensor plus a gyro sensor to improve tilt tracking by 30% for more stable shooting. Images are more level even when shooting in an unstable or awkward position, such as low angle or high angle.

One Touch Connection with NFC
Without bothersome initial settings, NFC 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.

Baby Monitor
Using Wi-Fi, you can check on the baby with a smartphone or tablet in another room. The Push Notification function alerts the smartphone or tablet if a voice sensor detects the baby waking up and making a sound, and you can even speak to the baby over the monitor.

Intelligent 90x Zoom / Optical 50x Zoom 
Equipped with Intelligent 90x Zoom/Optical 50x Zoom. This model lets you easily shoot distant subjects that are too far away to capture clearly with conventional zoom functions.

10.0-megapixel Still Picture Recording
Still Picture Recording mode lets you shoot with a maximum resolution of 10 megapixels.
* For images recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. + uses five-axis correction to thoroughly suppress blurring all the way from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots. This lets you capture crisp, clear images, without blurring, in almost every shooting situation.

High Sensitivity Sensor
The combination of the newly developed High SensitivitySensor and the Crystal Engine PRO, with its superb noisereduction performance, records bright, high-quality, and
low-noise images in both bright and dim lighting situations.Beautiful images can be recorded under a variety ofsituations, including indoor shooting and night scenery shooting.

28mm Wide-Angle
The wide shooting range expands the breadth of photographic expression, extending. This makes it possible to capture everything from panoramic scenery to telephoto images for obtaining dynamic images of subjects at a distance. 

Highlight Playback and Easy Share
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. 

Highlight Photo Collage
Create a highlight photo collage with the best scenes picked out automatically from video.

Remote Shooting / Remote View
The “Panasonic Image App” lets you use a smartphone or tablet as a live-view remote controller and operate the camcorder from a distance. Videos and photos inside the camera can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet, and uploaded to an SNS site.

3.0-inch Wide Touch LCD
The easy-to-view 7.5 cm / 3.0" wide LCD screen allows fingertip touch-operation. You get smooth intuitive operation and don't have to take your eyes off of the LCD screen.

iA (Intelligent Auto) / iA Plus Mode
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

Included in the Box

     Panasonic HC-V550 Camcorder 
     AC adaptor
     DC cable (USB Type)
     Rechargeabke Battery Pack (1,940mAh)
     HDMI cable (mini)
     USB cable
     Bandled Software (HD Writer LE 2.1)

Warranty Information 

     This Panasonic-HC-V550-Video-Camera comes with 12 Months Warranty from Panasonic Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs


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]
Effective Pixels (Still Image) 2.20 megapixels [16:9]
Effective Pixels (Still Image) 1.70 megapixels [4:3]
SUB SENSOR Image Sensor -
Total Pixels -
Optical Zoom 50 x
Focal Length 2.06 - 103 mm
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image) 28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9] [16:9] (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image) 33.6 - 1714 mm [3:2]
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image) 28.0 - 1740 mm [16:9]
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image) 34.0 - 1766 mm [4:3]
Filter Diameter -
Lens Brand Panasonic Lens
SUB LENS F Value -
Focal Length -
35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image) -
CAMERA SECTION Standard Illumination 1400 lx
Minimum Illumination 4 lx (Scene Mode Low Light 1/30), 1 lx (Night Mode(Colour))
Focus Auto / Manual
Zoom Intelligent Zoom OFF 62 x (O.I.S. Standard Mode, Level Shot Function OFF)
Intelligent Zoom ON 90 x
Digital Zoom 150 x / 3000 x (The maximum value of zoom magnification)
White Balance Auto / Indoor1 / Indoor2 / Sunny / Cloudy / White set
Shutter Speed Motion Image [50p / 50i]
Motion Image Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/25 - 1/8000
Motion Image Auto Slow Shutter OFF : 1/50 - 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 Miniature Effect, Silent Movie, 8mm Movie, Time Lapse Rec
RECORDING SECTION Recording Media Built-in memory (16GB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Recording Format [AVCHD] AVCHD Progressive
Recording Format [iFrame / MP4] MP4
Compression Method MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording/ Playback Mode 1080/50p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode PH (24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode MP4/1080p(28M) (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
Recording/ Playback Mode MP4/720p(9M) (9Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720)
Recording/ Playback Mode iFrame (28Mbps / VBR), (960 x 540)
Thumbnail Display 20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnail/page
Audio Recording System 1080/50p, PH, HA, HG, HE: Dolby Digital (2ch)
Audio Recording System iFrame, MP4: AAC (2ch)
Microphone 2ch Stereo, Zoom Microphone
Speaker Dynamic type
STILL IMAGE SECTION Recording Format JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)
Recording Image Size Still Image [16:9] 10 megapixels (4224 x 2376), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Still Image [3:2] 7.7 megapixels (3408 x 2272), 2.0 megapixels (1728 x 1152)
Still Image [4:3] 7.4 megapixels (3136 x 2352), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)
Simultaneous Recording [16:9] 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Flash -
GENERAL SECTION Power Supply 3.6V (Battery) / 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption Max. 4.9W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 53 x 61 x 116 mm (2.087 x 2.402 x 4.567 inch)
Weight (w/o battery and SD card) Approx. 237g (0.522 lb)
LCD Monitor 3.0" Wide LCD monitor (460,800 dots)
View Finder -
Manual Ring / Dial -
Interface AV Yes
HDMI Yes (mini)
Microphones (stereo mini) -
Headphone (stereo mini) -
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
USB Charge Yes
LED Video Light -
Accessory Shoe -
On-Screen Display Language English, Chinese Traditional, Thai, Arabian, Persian, Hindi
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Frequency 2.4GHz band
AC Cable -
DC Cable Yes (USB Type)
Rechargeable Battery Pack Yes (1,940mAh)
Battery Charger -
IR Remote -
HDMI Cable Yes (mini)
AV Multi Cable -
AV Cable -
Shoe adaptor -
Lens Hood -
USB Cable Yes
Lens cap -
Stylus pen -
Bandled Software HD Writer LE 2.1
NOTE Specifications are subject to change without notice.



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