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Panasonic HDC-HS60

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS60. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the zoom and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and battery.

usability, image quality, portability, price, zoom

battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-HS60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-HS60

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS60 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and size are generally positive. The zoom and image quality also get good feedback, but reviews about the battery and price are different.

usability, image quality, zoom, size, portability

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HS60 Full HD Camcorder With 120GB HDD, X35 Intelligent Zoom, X25 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + Face Recognition - BlackPanasonic HS60 Full HD Camcorder With 120GB HDD, X35 Intelligent Zoom, X25 Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + Face Recognition - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-HS60

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS60 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, whereas the battery and reliability get critical reviews.

usability, portability, image quality, price, durability

reliability, battery

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-TM60 Camcorder (Black)Panasonic HDC-TM60 Camcorder (Black)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-HS60 Full HD camcorder

 

A Full HD Panasonic camcorder with a 120GB HDD and SDXC memory card support

Great value for money, 120GB hard drive, excellent video quality, supports crazy-capacity SDXC cards

Lacking in bells and whistles, no external microphone jack

The Panasonic HDC-HS60 may lack in-depth manual modes and superfluous gimmicks, but it makes up for it via excellent image quality and a price that is hard to beat. Highly recommended.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: MJS (productreview.com.au)

Very Impressed

 

Love my new camcorder. Lightweight with very good battery life. High quality playback and good on board functionality. Simple to use to the point that my kids love to use it.

Size and Battery Life

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Spittinchips (productreview.com.au)

Good

 

Going from a mini-disc camcorder to this HD camera, the picture quality was impressive, though not perfect. Given the cost (roughly $630 on eBay), it's hard to complain. The zoom is decent and it peformed well in low light areas. I like the size of the...

Size, zoom, picture, software

battery life, spare battery cost

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:DC3.6V / 5.0V

Camcorder Features

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:1

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Black

Digital Camera

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

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.2cm
Height:6.6cm
Weight:327g
Width:5.5cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

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:Sports mode / Night scene / Low light / Fireworks / Scenery / Night portrait / Portrait mode / Spotlight / Sunset / Beach / Snow

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:HDC-HS60EB-K
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:3.32

Lens System

Focal length (35mm film equivalent):35.7 - 893
Focal length range (f-f):3.02 - 75.5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.3
Max Focal Length:75.5mm
Min Focal Length:3.02mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2.32Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:2.11Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:3.32Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.1"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.2 mm ( 1/4.1" )
Optical Sensor Type:MOS
Sensor Qty:1MOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical (POWER O.I.S.)

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:AV multi
Lens focal range:F1.8(WIDE)/3.3(TELE)
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4.7

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HD Writer AE 2.0

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:120

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:AVCHD
Digital Zoom:1500
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:Hard disc drive / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.2
Height :6.55
Weight:327
Width:5.45

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes