Panasonic HC-V500M Camcorder Review
Panasonic delivers a compact, lightweight, affordable camcorder.
The Panasonic HC-V500M is a small, lightweight, budget camcorder that offers a lot for its $499 MSRP. For an entry-level camcorder, the V500M has a wide range of manual controls, as well as the ability to record Full HD video using a 60p (or 60i frame rate). The HC-V500M comes with 16GB of internal memory (that's what the "M" stands for at the end of the model name) and it includes an SD-type memory card slot.