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Panasonic HDC-SD200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD200. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and portability are generally positive. The size and design are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the battery, and the viewfinder and price get negative views.

usability, design, size, portability, image quality

price, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-SD200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD200 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the portability. The design also gets good opinions, whereas many are critical about the battery and viewfinder.

usability, design, portability

price, viewfinder, battery

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-SD200 High Definition Flash Memory Camcorder with SD Card Slot & 3MOS Sensor - BlackPanasonic HDC-SD200 High Definition Flash Memory Camcorder with SD Card Slot & 3MOS Sensor - Black

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Stoyko Yakimov (

For me this camera have all


For handy cam this camera have all:n- 3 MOSn- FULL HD 1080pn- Excellent 5.1 ch audio (Witch levels control)n- Very good Battery lifen- Perfect Video and Picturen- Excellent AI functionsn- User friendly User Interfacen- Fast User Interfacen- Very bright...


Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Minimum illumination:1.6


Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Line-In Audio: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Silver


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:230400
Screen Size:2.7
Screen Type:LCD


Web Cam Function: No


Built-in Flash: Yes
Internal flash/video light: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective mega pixels:6.21
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:4224x2376, 3840x2160, 3984x2656, 3520x2640, 3264x2176, 3328x1872, 3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2560x1440, 2592x1728, 1920x1080, 640x480
Total MegaPixels:9.15

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:10.6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:700
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44.9 - 539
Focal length range (f-f):4 - 48
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:12


Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-2.8
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:700
Filter Size:43
Focal Length (35mm equiv):44.9-539
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):4-48
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night Shot: Yes
Optical Zoom:12
Shutter speeds:1/50-1/8000
White Balance:Auto, Indoor1, Indoor2, Sunny, Cloudy, White set


Dimensions (HxWxD):68x68x132
Weight (lb):0.74

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Lens system:Leica Dicomar
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):6.4
Power requirements:DC7.2V / 9.3V
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HD Writer AE 1.0

Ports & interfaces

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

Power source

Battery Type:Lithium-ion


Miscellaneous:Dolby Digital, Intelligent Auto Mode and AF Tracking


Sensor Size:1/4.1
Sensor Type:3MOS


Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):3984 x 2656


Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0
External Memory Type:SD, SDHC
Extra Memory Support: Yes


HD Recording:HD 1080p
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recordable File/Disc Formats:MPEG4-AVC/H.264
Recording Format:SDHC
Video Resolution:1920x1080 (13Mbps), 1920x1080 (9Mbps), 1920x1080 (6Mbps), 1440x1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.8

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes