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Panasonic SDR-S100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of Panasonic SDR-S100. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the color and size are overall positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, but the battery and price get critical views.

usability, image quality, portability, size, color

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic SDR-S100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic SDR-S100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the price and color. The zoom and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the size.

usability, image quality, zoom, color, price

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SDR-S100 3.1MP 3CCD MPEG-2 SD Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom (Includes 2GB Memory Card)Panasonic SDR-S100 3.1MP 3CCD MPEG-2 SD Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom (Includes 2GB Memory Card)

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Good Gear (

Expert Review


A fun, compact and easy to use camera but with an expensive price tag

Compact, incredibly easy to use

Poor night shot mode, short optical zoom, expensive

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Backlight / Beach/snow / Candle / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:2GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:30mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:3.1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:0.63Mpix/0.64Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:0.8Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:100/700
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Soft
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None