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Panasonic PV-GS83 MiniDV Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analysed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and color. The image quality and portability also get good opinions.

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We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic PV-GS83 MiniDV Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Panasonic PV-GS83 MiniDV Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the design and zoom. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the usability.

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May, 2017

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Panasonic PV-GS83 Review and Prices


There's a good reason why so many people have trouble discerning between the Panasonic PV-GS83 and the PV-GS85 MiniDV camcorders: they're nearly identical. Both units offer minimal step-up features over the entry-level PV-GS80. The PV-GS83 lacks the...

Good video performance in well-lit situations, inexpensive, excellent optical image stabilization system, USB 2.0 port

Poor stills function, awful low light performance, no manual focus

Jun, 2008