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Panasonic NV-GS180

alaTest has collected and analysed 170 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the color and portability. The image quality and usability also get good comments. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and durability. The resolution and battery get mixed ratings.

price, usability, image quality, portability, color

features, durability, reliability

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS180 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic NV-GS180

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Panasonic NV-GS180 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the design. There are some critical opinions about the viewfinder and control panel.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

control panel, viewfinder

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PV-GS180 2.3MP 3CCD MiniDV Camcorder with 10x Optical ZoomPanasonic PV-GS180 2.3MP 3CCD MiniDV Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

May, 2017

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

It's not a huge step forward, but at this price, it's exceptional value for money for such good image quality.

Mic and headphone jacks, top loading tape mechanism, Image quality

No built in lens cap, no built in flash

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Panasonic CGR-DU06

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.3cm
Height:7.3cm
Weight:410g
Width:7.1cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:GS180/GS180B/GS180EB-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic e.cam NV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8/F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:24.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.45mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Zoom:500
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor