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Panasonic PV L 559

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Panasonic PV L 559. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the zoom and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative reviews about the battery.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic PV L 559 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Panasonic PV L 559 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 Reviewers are impressed by the viewfinder and design. The price and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, price, design, viewfinder

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PV-L559 Palmcorder CamcorderPanasonic PV-L559 Palmcorder Camcorder

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: JDinPA (

A Palmcorder That Is Family Friendly ~ Smile :o)


Get a Panasonic Palmcorder and start recording all the "so-soon-gone" memories of your life! :o)

Easy to learn features ; lightweight ; good battery life ; color monitor ; digital zoom

Unable to hook into computer

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: freeatlast (

Children Friendly


I purchased this camera because I love Panasonic products anyway. My big bulky camcorder was beginning to give me more headaches than I wanted and was heavy. I looked at different brands of palm corders before purchasing this one. It has all the...

Easy to use, Excellent Video and sound


Jun, 2001

Consumer review by: STEPHANIE_K (



I purchased this camcorder in 1994 and paid close to $500.00 I'd say. I liked the fact that you could view the camcorder tapes in your vcr with the playpack that came with the camera. At this time these were the more popular camcorders and at that...



Dec, 2000

Consumer review by: Bigbroad55 (

I Love This Video Camera


Last Thanksgiving my husband and I decided we wanted to invest in a video camera to tape memories of our daughter Tiffany growing up !

Can be hooked up to the tv to watch or watched through the vcr in a special tape player


Nov, 2000

Consumer review by: missy32 (

Panasonic outdone its self again


For many years I have wanted to buy a camcorder so that I could have pictures of my children and family as we grew older. I searched all the electronic stores in my area to find one that was afordable yet well known. I bought the Panasonic Palmcorder...

Easy to carry with you. Many great features


Aug, 2000

Consumer review by: strider321 (

What a great camera!


many functions, great zoom, light weight, videos fit into normal VCR, great color, LCD color screen to view your productions!

can't make your own titles, can't set how fast the time lapse goes

Aug, 2000

Consumer review by: Donko (

Panasonic PV-L550


My husband and I had been bumming our brothers Panasonic camcorder from him for all of our trips and special occasions. Well, we gave into the sales and got ourselves the Panasonic PV-L550. This is a great camera, easy to use and still offers a lot...

Zoom, Flip out Screen, Lightweight

Short Battery Life

Jul, 2000

Consumer review by: thaight (

PV-L650 Good All Around Camera


I purchased this camera for the features and the price. I was looking for a camcorder to shoot a video of my daughters recital, so I was wanting something that will allow me to play back in our VHS VCR, so the 8mm camcorders were out. I found only 1...

light, lots of features


Jun, 2000

Consumer review by: Christine79 (

An Exceptional Camcorder


I received a Panasonic Palmcorder Palmsight camcorder PV-L559 as a gift approximately seven months ago. Since then I have used this product at least once a week and am very pleased with its quality, simplicity and exceptional performance.

Excellent picture quality, easy to use, lightweight design

A bit pricey, but worth the expense

May, 2000

Consumer review by: mommyginny (

Great to capture special moments!


My husband purchased this great camcorder not long after our son was born. He's two and a half now. We have captured priceless moments that just a camera can't get.

great picture and soundqualitly

none, I love this product

Apr, 2000