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Panasonic HDC-TM20K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and size. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the image quality, and the viewfinder and reliability get negative opinions.

usability, price, portability, size, zoom

reliability, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-TM20K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-TM20K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and portability. The zoom and image quality also get good comments, whereas many are less positive about the viewfinder.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, size

viewfinder

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-TM20 High Definition Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Built in Memory & SD Card Slot - BlackPanasonic HDC-TM20 High Definition Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Built in Memory & SD Card Slot - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-TM20K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and size. The portability and price also get good reviews. The viewfinder and reliability get less positive opinions, while comments are divided on the memory.

usability, price, portability, size, durability

image quality, reliability, viewfinder

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-TM20K High-Def Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Internal Memory and 8GB Memory Card (Black)Panasonic HDC-TM20K High-Def Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Internal Memory and 8GB Memory Card (Black)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic HDC-TM20 review

 

Overall most users will be impressed with the HDC-TM20's output despite the 1/6in MOS sensor.

Overall, it's fair to say that the Panasonic HDC-TM20 will impress many users. Despite the small 1/6in MOS sensor and slightly grainy images when recording images indoors in low light, its output is immensely pleasing, especially when displayed on a...

Expert review by: Colin Barrett (macuser.co.uk)

Panasonic HDC-TM20

 

By offering a choice of flash memory recording as well as a hard disk in its HD camcorders, Panasonic is helping users to make the transition from tape and DVD. That's important to those who still don't trust several hours of home movies to a tiny hard...

Overall, it's fair to say that the Panasonic HDC-TM20 will impress many users. Despite the small 1/6in MOS sensor and slightly grainy images when recording images indoors in low light, its output is immensely pleasing, especially when displayed on a...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic HDC-TM20 First Impressions Camcorder Review - JVC Flash Memory

 

The HDC-TM20 is one of Panasonic's entry-level high definition camcorders for 2009. For this year's models, the biggest changes seem to be from the three-CCD sensor array to a single CMOS sensor and the switch over to touch screen controls. This is...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: animeds (ciao.com)

Panasonic HDC-TM20

 

The Panasonic puts high technology in the palm of your hand with the camcorder HDC-TM20. Able to record images in high definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) in its 16 GB of internal memory or on SD card / SDHC, it is compact, lightweight and robust. Its...

Total recorded in HD 1920 x 1080

No

May, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camera

Minimum illumination:1 / 9

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:1.47 / 10.6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1000
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44.1 - 706
Focal length range (f-f):2.95 - 47.2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:16

Other features

Audio output:1
Audio recording formats:Dolby Digital [5.1ch]
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:Video Component, AV, USB, AC/DC
Internal Memory:16000
Lens system:Leica Dicomar
Manual Focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):5.7
Power requirements:DC7.2V / 9.3V
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HD Writer 1.0 AE / HD Writer AE 1.0

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000 / 1/30 - 1/8000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage

Internal storage capacity:16

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.7
Height :6.7
Weight:270 / 272
Width:6.4

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes