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Panasonic HDC-TM20K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and size. The portability and price are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the image quality, while there are some critical views about the viewfinder.

usability, price, portability, size, zoom

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-TM20K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-TM20K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The zoom and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the viewfinder.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, size

viewfinder

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic HDC-TM20 High Definition Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Built in Memory & SD Card Slot - Black

May, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-TM20K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-TM20K from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the zoom and size are generally positive. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the viewfinder and image quality.

usability, price, portability, size, zoom

image quality, viewfinder

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HDC-TM20K High-Def Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Internal Memory and 8GB Memory Card (Black)Panasonic HDC-TM20K High-Def Flash Memory Camcorder with 16GB Internal Memory and 8GB Memory Card (Black)Panasonic HDC-TM20-R SD & HDD Camcorder (Red)

May, 2015

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic HDC-TM20 First Impressions Camcorder Review - JVC Flash Memory

 

The HDC-TM20 is one of Panasonic's entry-level high definition camcorders for 2009. For this year's models, the biggest changes seem to be from the three-CCD sensor array to a single CMOS sensor and the switch over to touch screen controls. This is...

Jan, 2009
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Expert review by: Colin Barrett (macuser.co.uk)

Panasonic HDC-TM20

 

By offering a choice of flash memory recording as well as a hard disk in its HD camcorders, Panasonic is helping users to make the transition from tape and DVD. That's important to those who still don't trust several hours of home movies to a tiny hard...

Overall, it's fair to say that the Panasonic HDC-TM20 will impress many users. Despite the small 1/6in MOS sensor and slightly grainy images when recording images indoors in low light, its output is immensely pleasing, especially when displayed on a...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: animeds (ciao.com)

Panasonic HDC-TM20

 

The Panasonic puts high technology in the palm of your hand with the camcorder HDC-TM20. Able to record images in high definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) in its 16 GB of internal memory or on SD card / SDHC, it is compact, lightweight and robust. Its...

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May, 2009

Product Specifications

There's nothing more disappointing than shooting an once-in-a-lifetime event on video, only to discover that the images are blurry or poorly exposed because of backlighting. Panasonic's iA helps avoid problems in difficult shooting situations by automatically making the optimal camera settings and activating certain functions. For example, iA now includes AF Tracking, a function that "locks" on and follows a subject as it moves, so images are sharply focused and properly exposed. This technology is a huge help for everyone. Panasonic's advanced O.I.S. helps suppress the effects of hand-shake as you shoot, for both motion and still images. This system uses gyrosensors to detect even tiny amounts of hand-shake, then shifts a lens and adjusts the optical axis to compensate - all at an astounding 4,000 times per second. Because the system is optical, there's only minimal loss of image quality even when viewed on a large-screen TV. In addition, to shoot high-resolution still images, the normal O.I.S. mode 1 is joined by an O.I.S. mode 2, which has a higher stabilization capability. The O.I.S. corrective lens shifts and stabilizes the image the instant that the shutter button is pressed, to enable greater precision in stabilization. You get all the beauty and minimal blurring. The TM20 features a 16x optical zoom. You can zoom close to catch dynamic shots of distant objects. And because the zoom is optical, there's limited image degradation. Also, Panasonic's Advanced O.I.S. helps prevent blurring - typically a big concern when shooting with a zoom. This combination of optical zoom and Advanced O.I.S. gives you the ability to take fantastic zoom shots.
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