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Panasonic HDC-TM80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM80. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical views about the viewfinder and control panel.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

battery, control panel, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-TM80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM80 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the zoom and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-TM80K HD Twin Memory Camcorder (Black)Panasonic HDC-TM80K HD Twin Memory Camcorder (Black)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


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


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


3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:Movie
Minimum illumination:1 / 7
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP
Supported aspect ratios:3:2, 4:3, 16:9


Colour of product:Black / Red / Silver
LED indicators: Yes


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


Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in light: Yes


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.3
Effective megapixels (movie):1.3
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:MOS
Total MegaPixels:1.5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000 / 90
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):33.7 - 1240 / 38.1 - 1298
Focal length range (f-f):2.38 - 81 / 33.7 - 1415
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:34

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:Auto

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 4
Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:122880
Lens focal range:F1.8 - 4.0
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):7.7
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:HD Writer AE 3.0
Cables included:AC, AV, USB / AC, USB
Stylus pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000 / 1/30 - 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:2304 x 1296 / 2304 x 1728
Still image resolution(s):2304 x 1296 / 640 x 480,1856 x 1392,1920 x 1080,2064 x 1376,2304 x 1296 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2064 x 1376,2304 x 1296 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2064 x 1376,2304 x 1728


Camcorder media type:HDD / Memory Card / Memory card, NAND / Memory card, SSD
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:16
Memory slots:1


HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i / 1080p, 480i
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:960 x 540,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.9 / 5.9
Height :10.9 / 5.9 / 6.4
Weight:193 / 265
Width:5.15 / 5.2 / 6.4

White balance

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