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Panasonic PV-GS19 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews of Panasonic PV-GS19 Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and size. The portability and zoom are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the viewfinder. There are mixed opinions on the battery and image quality.

usability, zoom, portability, size, price

viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic PV-GS19 Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic PV-GS19 Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Panasonic PV-GS19 Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the price and battery are generally positive. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the size.

portability, usability, image quality, battery, price

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PV-GS19 MiniDV Camcorder w/24x Optical ZoomPanasonic PV-GS19 MiniDV Camcorder w/24x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

Don't let the price fool you. The PV-GS19, available for under $300 on the street, is a marvel of manual control, a trait we value quite highly. So should you. Manual control is what can make the difference between a good home production and a great...

Affordability, -Manual controls, -Handling, -Navigational system, -Still features

Low light

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Matt Culler (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic PV-GS19 First Impressions Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders

 

The Panasonic PV-GS19 leads the way in Panasonic's one-chip MiniDV line is the PV-GS19, a small periwinkle camcorder, replacing last year's similar PV-GS9 and PV-GS2. This little daddy includes the SD card capability that the PV-GS9 lacked, a whopping,...

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: pan4me (shopping.com)

Great little 3in1 camera, easy to use,great video

 

Perfect size for hands, easy button controls, extremly easy to use, carry and store away. Nice that lens cap is attached and that other input devices are covered. Have had this camera for 3 years, worked great , yesterday the flex wire broke on LCD...

Good video in all light,512 card holds 450 pictures,easy to use

Still shots grainy especially in zoom mode,image stabilizer does not work in zoom mode

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: pan4me (epinions.com)

Great little 3in1 camera, easy to use,great video

 

Perfect size for hands, easy button controls, extremly easy to use, carry and store away. Nice that lens cap is attached and that other input devices are covered. Have had this camera for 3 years, worked great , yesterday the flex wire broke on LCD ...

Good video in all light,512 card holds 450 pictures,easy to use

Still shots grainy especially in zoom mode,image stabilizer does not work in zoom mode

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: donstauffer (epinions.com)

Keep Looking-poor picture

 

Disappointing is the word that comes to mind. I'm already trying to decide what my next camcorder will be, and I paid $400 for this about a year ago. The main issue is picture quality; I'd call it blurry, or grainy, or low-resolution, but it's also ...

Small and light

Poor picture, stupid menus

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: donstauffer (epinions.com)

Keep Looking-poor picture

 

Small and light

Poor picture, stupid menus

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: donstauffer (shopping.com)

Keep Looking-poor picture

 

Disappointing is the word that comes to mind. I'm already trying to decide what my next camcorder will be, and I paid $400 for this about a year ago.

Small and light

Poor picture, stupid menus

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: iceeeyez81 (pricegrabber.com)

Love It!

 

I am very happy with my purchase. I have had my camera for 1 year this month. I taped my daughters 1 year birthday and then all the fun things along the year as well as my sons birth. Outside settings, indoor settings etc. the camera is wonderful. I...

Everything! The picture is great, sound is great and the camera is so small it can travel in the diaper bag without taking up much room or adding very much weight

unable to use the webcam with a mac

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: iceeeyez81 (pricegrabber.com)

Love It!

 

I am very happy with my purchase.

Everything! The picture is great, sound is great and the camera is so small it can travel in the diaper bag without taking up much room or adding very much weight

unable to use the webcam with a mac

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: dalton3 (pricegrabber.com)

hmmmm.. iffy camera.

 

Honestly i want a better cam for a beginner this allright, im getting really into filming and my next purchase would probably be a Canon gl1-gl2, or sony Vx1000-2000. does anyone know any shop online that has the lowest prices for these? also i would...

This Camera is absolutly great for begginer The Quality when played back onto a a television is great. The lcd playback screen is very large and helpful for filming stuff on the go.

The firewire port and usb port for it doesnt worK!Im very mad b/c im a skater and love to share video online. I know its not my computers fault b/c my dslr works fine so does my iPod.

Jul, 2006