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Panasonic HDC-SD600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 158 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD600. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The price and image quality also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the memory. There are some less positive opinions about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-SD600 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-SD600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and price. The image quality and portability also get good comments, but there are some critical opinions about the memory.

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SD600 Full HD 1920x1080p (50p) Camcorder with 3MOS Sensor and SD Card Recording - BlackPanasonic SD600 Full HD 1920x1080p (50p) Camcorder with 3MOS Sensor and SD Card Recording - Black

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and portability are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive comments about the durability.

image quality, usability, price, portability, size

durability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-SD600K 3MOS High-Def Camcorder with 35mm Wide-Angle Lens and 12x Optical Zoom (Black)Panasonic HDC-SD600K 3MOS High-Def Camcorder with 35mm Wide-Angle Lens and 12x Optical Zoom (Black)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Gavin Stoker (t3.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD600 review

 

High definition camcorder captures great movies with excellent sound

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD600

 

A powerful point-and-shoot camcorder, with a wealth of manual settings, but only if you're willing to brave the touchscreen-operated LCD menus.

Excellent image quality, Competitive price

No built-in memory, No SD recording mode

May, 2011

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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic HDC-SD600 review

 

Back in June we looked at Panasonic's flagship camcorder models, and concluded that the memory card based HDC-SD700 was the camcorder to buy if you were feeling flush – on release it was nearly £700, though you can pick it up now for £650. Here we're...

A brilliant HD camcorder for casual users who want great-looking video, but enthusiasts should plump for the SD700 or a video-capable DSLR instead.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (comet.co.uk)

Excellent

 

Expensive but Comet was by far the cheapest and I found an online discount code too.

excellent all round, small light, face recognition, takes stills same time as movies

none

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Panasonic HDC-SD600

 

The Panasonic HDC-SD600 as for good parts the ease of use i have not found it a problem at all

As for my self i find that th strap that you put your hand through makes it difficult to get my thumb on to the on and off button

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Aerojd (viewpoints.com)

Best camcorder for the price ”

 

I bought this camcorder for $299 when it came on sale on Amazon. I have to tell you this is one of the best camcorders out there. This is not really in sale in the United States, mostly famous in the UK. But now recently they started selling these...

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Sound:Stereo

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camera

Minimum illumination:1.6

Connections

Composite Output: Yes
Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
USB Connection: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230400
Screen Resolution:230400 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 in
Screen Type:LCD

Features

Web Cam Function: No

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective mega pixels:7.59 Megapixels
Effective Pixels:7.59 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: Yes
Still Picture Resolutions:4608x3072, 3600x2400, 2880x1920 pixels
Total MegaPixels:9.15 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:9.15

Lens System

Digital Zoom:700
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):35 - 420
Focal length range (f-f):3.45 - 41.4
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:12

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.5-2.8
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:700 x
Filter Size:46 mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv):35-420 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):3.45-41.4 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:12 x
Shutter speeds:1/25-1/800 s
White Balance:Auto, Indoor1,Indoor2,Sunny ,Cloudy,White set

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):66x62x126 mm
Weight:325 g

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
I/O ports:AV multi
Lens system:Leica Dicomar
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):5.8
Power requirements:DC 7.2V / 9.3V

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HD Writer AE 2.1

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power source

Battery Type:Lithium Ion

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/4.1 in
Sensor Type:3MOS

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):4608 x 3072

Storage

Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
External Memory Type:Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC
Extra Memory Support: Yes

Video

HD Recording:HD 1080p
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recording Format:SD / SDHC / SDXC
Video Resolution:1920x1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.6
Height :6.6
Weight:325
Width:6.2

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes