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Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV202

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV202. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and battery. The durability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the image quality. Many are less positive about the zoom and price.

portability, usability, durability, battery, design

price, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV202 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV202 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and battery. The design and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative comments about the price and image quality.

usability, portability, design, battery, zoom

image quality, price

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PVDV202 MiniDV Multicam Digital Camcorder w/ 2.5" LCD, IR Remote & 8MB SD Memory CardPanasonic PVDV202 MiniDV Multicam Digital Camcorder w/ 2.5" LCD, IR Remote & 8MB SD Memory Card

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Robin Liss (

Panasonic PV-DV202 Camcorder Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders


The Panasonic PV-DV202 is a Panasonic MiniDV camcorder. The PV-DV202's is effectively the PV-DV102 except it includes an SD card, remote and video editing software. The PV-DV202 has an MSRP of $799.95 and a street price around $700.

Jun, 2002

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Not worthy


If there is no service problem - All are pros

If you have service problem - It sucks

Mar, 2003

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Panasonic PV-DV202, A Great Buy


Price. Lots of features. Ability to take photos is great!


Jan, 2003

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Good compact video camera


Compact, lightweight and easy to use.

Zoom tends to make the picture wobble.

Jan, 2003

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Panasonic Palmcorder PV- DV 202


Compact, clear screen, very light, good for outdoor use

Nothing comes to mind, very good product

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (

Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV202


Extreamly easy to use with out reading the book.

Average image stablization

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (

Panasonic Digital Palmcorder


Small, Light weight, lots of features

directions aren't easy to understand- more trial by error

Dec, 2002

Consumer review (

Good Camera For The Money


Good quality pictures and fairly easy to use

Short battery life and zoom-in is jittery

Dec, 2002

Consumer review (

The Little Box that Could


fast shutter, frame capture from video, compact

slow (20 second) frame capture, difficulty/ EIS+moving focus

Dec, 2002

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Great buy!


Great investment!

There is nothing bad to say about this product

Dec, 2002