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Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Digital Camcorder. 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. People really like the price and portability. The zoom and image quality also get good feedback, but many are negative about the memory.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, price

memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Digital Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Digital Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and portability. The zoom and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the memory. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, battery

memory

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PVDV402 MiniDV Multicam Digital Camcorder w/ 3.5" LCD, IR Remote & 8MB SD Memory CardPanasonic PVDV402 MiniDV Multicam Digital Camcorder w/ 3.5" LCD, IR Remote & 8MB SD Memory Card

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic PV-DV402 Camcorder Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders

 

The Panasonic PV-DV402 is a MiniDV camcorder. The PV-DV402's is effectively the PV-DV202 except it has a 3.5 in. LCD screen. The PV-DV202 has an MSRP of $899.95 and a street price around $800.

Jun, 2002

Consumer review by: bfs999 (epinions.com)

First Camcorder

 

This unit is the first camcorder that I have ever purchased so not much to compare against, but as a rookie, this palmcorder is easy to use and seems to be of the highest quality. Lots of features for the money. The advanced features will take some...

Size, ease of use, built-in light, 3.5" screen.

Battery life but I think that is common.

May, 2003

Consumer review by: panzor5 (epinions.com)

DV402 best value for your dollar

 

This is a Mini DV digital camcorder that provides the best of all possibilities when looking for a new camcorder it has a 1 CCD system but with 680K pixels provides you with a very crisp clear sharp picture and an 10x Optical Zoom that really works...

Lightweight, 3.5" lcd, audio/video in and out, infrared, zoom mic

lots to learn

Apr, 2003

Consumer review by: jag2112 (epinions.com)

Panasonic PV DV402 Digital Palmcorder - Continuing the Tradition of Excellence

 

If you've read some of my earlier reviews, you know that I'm a pretty big fan of Panasonic digital camcorders. Their initial PV-DV line were quality built, packed with features, intuitively designed, and offered all of this, and more, at a reasonable...

Feature packed. Nice zoom capabilities. Web-camera ready. Affordable.

Use of the on-board light drains battery rather quickly.

Jun, 2002

Consumer review by: dkozin (epinions.com)

Panasonic PV-DV402 Digital Camcorder With 1280x960 Digital Still Capability And A 3.5" LCD

 

Picture quality, price, features, large 3.5" LCD, USB, MMC, remote finally included

10x optical zoom

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: dkozin (epinions.com)

Panasonic PV-DV402 Mini DV Camcorder

 

Picture quality, price, features, large 3.5" LCD, USB, MMC, remote finally included

10x optical zoom