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Panasonic SDR-H85

Panasonic SDR-H85
alaScore 83

149 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 reviews of Panasonic SDR-H85. 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. Views about the zoom and size are generally positive. The price and portability also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the image quality.

usability, portability, price, size, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic SDR-H85 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic SDR-H85

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Panasonic SDR-H85 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery and zoom. The price and portability also get good opinions. Many are critical about the image quality and size. There are some mixed comments about the durability.

usability, portability, price, zoom, battery

size, image quality

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SDR-H85 Camcorder With 80GB HDD, X78 Enhanced Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + Af Tracking and Optical Image Stabilisation - BlackPanasonic SDR-H85 Camcorder With 80GB HDD, X78 Enhanced Optical Zoom, Wide Angle Lens, iA + Af Tracking and Optical Image Stabilisation - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic SDR-H85

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Panasonic SDR-H85 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Opinions about the zoom and size are generally positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, size, zoom

reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SDR-H85K Std-Def Camcorder with 78X Zoom & 80GB HDD (Black)Panasonic SDR-H85K Std-Def Camcorder with 78X Zoom & 80GB HDD (Black)

Dec, 2016

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - BEST BUYS

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

Panasonic SDR-H85-K camcorder

 

The Panasonic SDR-H85-K is a standard-definition HDD camcorder equipped with a 78x optical zoom lens and an 80GB hard drive. Like its predecessor, the...

Good performance for the asking price, massive 78x optical zoom, OIS Active mode

Poor still image mode, not much different to Panasonic SDR-H80-K

The Panasonic SDR-H85-K is an excellent standard-definition camcorder that offers some great features for the asking price. If you're on the look-out for a model that's user-friendly yet highly functional, it's hard to look past the SDR-H85-K.

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): 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

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:2
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Red / Silver

Digital Camera

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

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.7cm
Height:6.4cm
Weight:273g
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:Portrait mode / Spotlight / Scenery / Fireworks / Low light / Night scene / Sports mode / Sunset / Beach / Snow

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:SDR-H85EB-K
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.52
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 8
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:3500
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):36.5 - 2571 / 37.4 - 2625
Focal length range (f-f):1.48 - 104
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.9-5.7
Max Focal Length:104mm
Min Focal Length:1.48mm
Optical Zoom:70
Optical Zoom:70 / 78
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.52Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:520Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):3.2 mm ( 1/8" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

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

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:AV out / USB 2.0
Lens focal range:F1.9 - 5.7 / F1.9(WIDE) / 5.7(TELE)
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.5 / 7.7
Power requirements:AC/DC, 3.6 - 5.0 V
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:VideoCam Suite 3.0 / VideoCam Suite V3.0

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000 / 1/30 - 1/8000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):640 x 360,640 x 480

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:80

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2 / H.264
Digital Zoom:3500
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:Hard disc drive / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7
Height :6.4
Weight:273
Width:5.51

White balance

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