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Panasonic HDC-SD1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD1. 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. Reviews about the design and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive comments about the connectivity and viewfinder.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-SD1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and price. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the reliability, and some have doubts about the size.

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size

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic - HDC-SD1 - High Definition SD CamcorderPanasonic - HDC-SD1 - High Definition SD Camcorder

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and price. The portability and image quality also get good comments. Comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder.

usability, image quality, portability, price, design

viewfinder

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-SD1 AVCHD 3CCD Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 12x Optical Image Stabilized ZoomPanasonic HDC-SD1 AVCHD 3CCD Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.7cm
Height:6.7cm
Weight:430g
Width:7.4cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display Resolution:250000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SDHC Memory Card
Storage Capacity:4GB

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:HDC-SD1/HDC-SD1EG-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:700
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38.5 - 462
Focal length range (f-f):4 - 48
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:48mm
Min Focal Length:4mm
Optical Zoom:12
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.5Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.5Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.7Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Lens system:Leica Dicomar
Photo mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DV port: No
HDMI: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50 - 1/8000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Disc types supported: No

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVCHD
Digital Zoom:700
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.7
Height :6.7
Weight:430
Width:7.41