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Panasonic HDC-SD5

Panasonic HDC-SD5
alaScore 85

285 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 285 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, 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-SD5 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-SD5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-SD5 High Definiton SD Card Camcorder - BlackPanasonic HDC-SD5 High Definiton SD Card Camcorder - Black

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-SD5 AVCHD 3CCD Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Image Stabilization w/DVD BurnerPanasonic HDC-SD5 AVCHD 3CCD Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Image Stabilization w/DVD Burner

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
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

Minimum illumination:1 / 5
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Black / Silver
LED indicators: Yes

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.5cm
Height:6.7cm
Weight:340g
Width:6.5cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:300000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
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:Y / Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:HDC-SD5EG-K/HDC-SD5EG-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.56 / 2.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:25 / 700
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):42.9 - 429
Focal length range (f-f):3 - 30
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:30mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black/Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:520Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:560Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

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

Other features

Audio recording formats:AC3
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:AC, DC, AV, PC
Flash:0.01-0.025mm / Y
Flash memory:2048
I/O ports:A/V
Interface:USB
Lens focal range:F1.8- 2.8
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):6.7
Power requirements:7.2/9.3V DC / 7.2V
Recording speed:13 Mbps
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:- HD Writer 2.0E / HD Writer 2.5E

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000 / 1/8000 - 1/30

Still image

Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder tape type:HDV / Mini-DV

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD

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:13.5 / 6.7
Height :13.5 / 6.7
Weight:340
Width:6.5

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes