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Panasonic HDC-SD40

Panasonic HDC-SD40
alaScore 85

131 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD40. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-SD40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD40 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SD40 Full HD Camcorder - Black (SD Card Recording, x16.8 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + AF Tracking)Panasonic SD40 Full HD Camcorder - Black (SD Card Recording, x16.8 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + AF Tracking)

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD40 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.6

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:1 / 7
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, NOR, POL, SWE, TUR

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230400
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.19
Effective megapixels (movie):1.19 / 11.9
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:1.5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1200
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):42.9 - 721
Focal length range (f-f):2.9 - 48.7
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:16.8

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Lens focal range:F1.8 - 2.6
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):7.7
Power requirements:AC/DC, 3.6 - 5.0 V / AC/DC, 3.6/5.0 V
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer LE 1.0
Cables included:AC, AV, USB

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000
Shutter speed (photo):1/25
Shutter speed (video):1/30-1/8000 / 1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
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, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i / 1080p
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.8
Height :5.74 / 5.75
Weight:169
Width:5.15

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Manual / Auto, Cloudy, Sunny