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Panasonic HDC-SD200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 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. Views about the design and image quality are overall positive. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the zoom and viewfinder. Views are divided on the battery.

usability, portability, size, image quality, design

price, viewfinder, zoom

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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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD200 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and design, whereas there are some less positive views about the battery and viewfinder.

usability, design, portability

price, viewfinder, battery

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Stoyko Yakimov (alaTest.co.uk)

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...

Recommend

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Darren (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

easy to use, great image quality. linked to my Mac and I movie no problem.

battery life only an hour. will have to buy an extra for 2 hour life.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Excellent image quality, both movies and stills, very good low light performance.

Difficult to find at present, as this model appears to be being phased out, but no successor at present.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Compact, good image quality and relatively easy to use

On a bright day it is almost impossible to see what you are filming through the viewfinder

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Ranjit (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Very easy to use, SD card id the forward to me as i have a Viera TV

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anthony (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Excelient picture quality well built cant find a fault.

None.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Keith (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Looks like a great camera overall ( if the software worked!)

the software doesn't work with a number of operating systems and you don't find this out until you've bought it. It didn't work with my 64 Bit version of Vista, but apparently it doesn't work with Mac operating systems or some versions of XP. It does...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

Excellent camera with great quality footage.

AVCHD a lttle difficult to deal with on MAC as software is windows only. Just needs working out with seperate software.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: suzanne (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

the writer software is dificult to use, i can't import video on my lap top

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Jeremy (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD200

 

A superb all in one camera/camcorder with HD and many useful and easy to use features

Haven't found one yet

Feb, 2010
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Sound:Stereo

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camera

Minimum illumination:1.6

Connections

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

Design

Colour of product:Black / Silver

Display

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

Features

Web Cam Function: No

Flash

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

Lens/Zoom

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

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):68x68x132
Weight:335
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
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power source

Battery Type:Lithium-ion

Related

Miscellaneous:Dolby Digital, Intelligent Auto Mode and AF Tracking

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/4.1
Sensor Type:3MOS

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):3984 x 2656

Storage

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

Video

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

Depth:13.2
Height :6.8
Weight:335
Width:6.8

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes