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Panasonic NV GS 55

Panasonic NV GS 55
alaScore 76

25 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Panasonic NV GS 55. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas reviews are divided on the price.

portability, usability, size, image quality, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV GS 55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic NV GS 55

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic NV GS 55 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality and size. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

portability, usability, size, image quality

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PVGS55 Ultra-Compact MiniDV Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomPanasonic PVGS55 Ultra-Compact MiniDV Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The Panasonic PV-GS55, when compared with last year's PV-DV53 model, shows a reduction in CCD size from 1/4 to 1/6 of an inch. The CCDs in both models contain 680k gross pixels; however, the PV-GS55 falls short in the video performance category. And...

700x digital zoom, - Manual Control, - Ports

Video/low light performance, - Still performance

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: Mark Bassett (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic PV-GS55 Camcorder Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders

 

The Panasonic PV-GS55 is an ultra-compact camcorder with decent video and fairly poor low-light performance. However, there are quite a few gadgets, add-ons, and included extras to help justify the MSPR of $599. The PV-GS55 doesn't perform as well as...

May, 2004

Expert review by: (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

Panasonic PV GS55

 

The Panasonic PV GS55 is a Ultra-Compact MiniDV Camcorder with a 10x Optical Zoom.

Panasonic PV GS55: OpticsThe PV-GS55 is equipped with a 1/6-inch, 680,000-pixel CCD and 10x optical zoom It also features a 800x digital zoom that allows you to zoom in on incredible close-ups.

Consumer review by: TTT_Travis (pricegrabber.com)

Panasonic PV-GS55 MiniDV Digital Camcorder

 

This is a very good camera, everything works good and is easy to use. The camera has manual focus if you are a control freak or something and Program AE if your shooting in diferant lighting.

Allot of features

no night vision

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications

800, 000 Pixel CCD digital video camera with 10x optical zoom and SD card slot.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.9cm
Height:7.8cm
Weight:0.4kg
Width:6.6cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:GS55/GS55B
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic NV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.3
Max Focal Length:23mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:500
Faders:Black fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Gain-up / Mirror / Mix / Mosaic / Multi-image screen / Negative / Picture-in-Picture / Solarisation / Strobe / Trail / Wipe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic