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Panasonic SDR-S15

alaTest has collected and analyzed 151 reviews of Panasonic SDR-S15. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the image quality and price are on the whole positive. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic SDR-S15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 user reviews of Panasonic SDR-S15 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the image quality and price. The size and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SDR-S15 Flash Memory Camcorder With SD Card Slot - BlackPanasonic SDR-S15 Flash Memory Camcorder With SD Card Slot - Black

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes


Minimum illumination:2 / 6


Colour of product:Black / Brown / Red / Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight



Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:704 x 576

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic/Panasonic Lumix

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:25 / 700
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44.1 - 441 / 44.4 - 444
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 23
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.4
Max Focal Length:23mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens



Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.41Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
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:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 2.4
Audio output:1
Audio recording formats:MPEG1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0, A/V out
Lens system:Panasonic
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.9
Power requirements:DC3.6V / 5.0V
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:VideoCam Suite V2.0

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None


Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:700
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.9

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes