High definition 720p video, an awesomely long telephoto zoom range of 63x (70x enhanced optical zoom!), and user-friendly shooting controls make this HD camcorder hard to resist. The HC-V10 High Definition Camcorder (Black) from Panasonic is a great way to break into HD recording; just charge the battery and pop in an SD/SDHC or SDXC memory card and you're ready to start shooting. The 31.6mm (equivalent in 35mm format) wide-angle lens is ideal for recording indoors or in tight spaces, especially when fitting both the subject and surrounding area into the frame. The wide-angle also produces beautiful images of wide landscapes and allows you to fit large groups of people into the frame.
The HC-V10 offers up a plethora of user-friendly shooting controls. Panasonic's Intelligent Auto takes the guesswork out of shooting just about any setting. iA automatically sets the camera for the situation--you can focus on the moment without fussing with camera controls. Other features like Intelligent Scene Selector, Face Detection, and Pre-Rec help you to record great video, without going to film school.
High definition video gives you vivid, life-like, detailed images. It's also a format that will be compatible with computer systems for years to come. And, the high definition video recorded with the HC-V10 will look great on your HDTV, where every minute detail shows. When you're done shooting and ready to edit, share, and archive, the included HD Writer HE 1.0 software is compatible with YouTube and Facebook, so anybody can easily post video clips to the web. Image data can also be transferred to a Mac computer for editing in applications such as iMovie.