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Panasonic NV-GS280

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Panasonic NV-GS280. 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. Reviews about the size and design are generally positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the battery and zoom.

image quality, usability, portability, design, size

zoom, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS280 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS280

 

Lightweight, good picture quality

Menu's can be fiddly. IR remote is not very good, for example the zoom function has only one speed - fast! A backward step from the cabled remotes on the earlier Panasonic models in this range

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS280

 

sharp vedio recording quality

average photo quality limited optical zoom

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: Neil (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS280

 

Excellent picture quality

Controls a bit fiddly. No title generator

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: Dawn (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS280

 

Excellent product

Can't think of any

May, 2006

Consumer review by: Paul (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS280

 

Picture quality

Hand strap

May, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great Camcorder

 

I've now had this Panasonic NV-GS280B camcorder for a month including one hoiday and it is superb. The picture quality is great. S...

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications

They're so small, they'll fit into the palm of your hand! Panasonic digital video camcorders are super compact and super sexy, but that doesn't mean they skimp on features. You'll find everything you need to help create that perfect production.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.5cm
Height:7.3cm
Weight:450g
Width:7.6cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:GS280
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic e.cam NV

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Total MegaPixels:3.1

Lens System

Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):46.1 - 461
Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:30mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

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:3CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

I/O ports:AV out\nUSB 2.0 High Speed
Lens system:Leica Dicomar Lens
Power requirements:DC 7.9 V/7.2 V

Ports & interfaces

S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50 - 1/8000

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Zoom:700
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.5
Height :7.3
Weight:450
Width:7.6