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Panasonic NV-GS180

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews of Panasonic NV-GS180. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated, but there are some negative opinions about the viewfinder and control panel. There are some mixed views about the battery.

usability, price, image quality, portability, size

durability, control panel, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS180 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = 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 really like the size and image quality. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the design, while many are less positive 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

Dec, 2016

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

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

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

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

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

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3

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