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Panasonic HDC-SD900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 201 reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD900. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The price and image quality are also appreciated, but the memory and durability get less positive opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-SD900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-SD900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-SD900 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and portability are generally positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the durability, while there are some mixed opinions about the zoom and reliability.

usability, image quality, price, portability, design

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97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SD900 Full HD 1920x1080p (50p) 3D Ready Camcorder - Black (3MOS sensor, SD Card Recording, Leica Dicomar Lens and Manual Control Ring)Panasonic SD900 Full HD 1920x1080p (50p) 3D Ready Camcorder - Black (3MOS sensor, SD Card Recording, Leica Dicomar Lens and Manual Control Ring)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Alexandra Savvides (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-SD900

 

The SD900 is part of the next crop of camcorders that focus on image quality. There's also a set of fun features thrown in for good measure too, with an optional 3D lens and touchscreen.

The SD900 will be available from the end of February for AU$1499. The HS900, the higher-end model, will be available in March for AU$2099.

Feb, 2011

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

Fantastic all rounder video camera

 

Being relatively new to digial video capturing I wanted a semi-professional video camera that I can get the most out of for around $1000 AUS. The HDC-SD900 delivered in spades. Amazing full HD 1920x1080/50p quality but it also uses AVCHD compressed...

Excellent value for money, small size, many functions, user friendly, lots of inputs and outputs, amazing video quality, also takes great 15 megapixel photo still

Sound quality (is ok but overshadowed by the brilliant video)

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2

Camera

Minimum illumination:1.6
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POL, SWE, TUR

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:8.89
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):7.89
Effective megapixels (movie):7.59
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:9.15

Lens System

Digital Zoom:30
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):35 - 420
Focal length range (f-f):3.45 - 41.4
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:12

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.5 - 2.8
Power requirements:10.3W

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, AV, USB
Lens hood: Yes
Stylus pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Shutter speed (photo):1/2-1/2000 / 1/2-1/500
Shutter speed (video):1/25-1/8000 / 1/50-1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3072
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,2560 x 1920,2880 x 1920,3072 x 1728,3200 x 2400,3600 x 2400,3840 x 2160,4032 x 3024,4608 x 3072,4864 x 2736

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p
Video formats supported:MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:146
Height :72
Weight:395
Width:66

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:auto, Cloudy, daylight, Fluorescent