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Panasonic HDC-HS80

Panasonic HDC-HS80
alaScore 85

40 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS80. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and price. The image quality and portability also get good views.

usability, portability, image quality, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-HS80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-HS80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS80 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the battery and zoom are overall positive. The portability and size are also appreciated, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

usability, size, portability, zoom, battery

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HS80 Full HD Camcorder - Black (120GB HDD, x42 Intelligent Zoom, x37 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens & iA + Face Recognition & New Hybrid OIS)Panasonic HS80 Full HD Camcorder - Black (120GB HDD, x42 Intelligent Zoom, x37 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens & iA + Face Recognition & New Hybrid OIS)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Gavin Owen (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-HS80

 

The HS80 lacks the sleekness of its competitors and the video quality, while satisfactory, fails to break any new ground.

Comfortable to hold ; Warm, realistic colours ; Effective image stabilisation

Poor low-light performance ; Frustrating interface and menus

The design of the HDC-HS80 camera is unappealing, as it lacks the modern sleekness of its competitors, and the video quality, while satisfactory, doesn't live up to other cameras within its range. The external LED light and image stabiliser are saving...

Jan, 2012

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Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Panasonic HDC-HS80

 

The Panasonic HDC-HS80K is a solid option for a hard drive camcorder that shoots in full HD 1080/60i, especially with its many features and the 120GB hard disk drive. While a few of the similar camcorders may have even more features and a larger hard...

The HD video looks great, and the 120GB hard drive stores up to 50 hours of video

It doesn’t shoot in 1080/60p like similar hard drive camcorders

This is an affordable hard drive camcorder option that shoots great-looking HD video.

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC HS80

 

It is a very compact camera, easy to put even in a handbag. Image quality is very good. I managed to drop it soon after going on holiday, but thankfully seems robust enough to take the knock. All in all, I'm very pleased with it after three weeks of...

I have a relatively big hand and its small size can be awkward. The strap has limited adjustment. Wind noise can be an issue, but probably no more than any other camera

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Gunter (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC HS80

 

Just an overall brilliant product

None

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Kylie (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC HS80

 

Love it all very good

just as with all cameras more batery life would be useful

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Paul (argos.co.uk)

Superb HD Camcorder

 

Superb memory & visual definition of animals in the wild. Found overall handling & control of camera on the move superb. After long deliberation on cost & what i required ticked all the boxes & would recommend this camcorder to all my friends & familyl

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: john (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC HS80

 

very good zoom 42 x and the internal 120 gig hard drives means many hours of film storage and pictures !!! with the £50 panasonic cash back offer its a real bargin !!! i have an older panasonic camcorder 4 years old now, and must say this new camcorder...

none a real bargin with the £50 cash back as well

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Mohamad (bestbuy.ca)

Great Product!

 

I bought this camcorder for casual family events and it has proven to be a great camera. The 120GB hard drive is a great option for the price. Excellent zoom and focus. But just like most cameras in that price range, low light conditions seem to make...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camera

On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):1.3
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:1.5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length range (f-f):33.7 - 1415
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:34

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Lens focal range:F1.8 - 4.0
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HD Writer AE 3.0

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000
Shutter speed (photo):1/25
Shutter speed (video):1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):2304 x 1296

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:120

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.9
Height :6.4
Weight:265
Width:6

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Manual