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Panasonic NV-DS38

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Panasonic NV-DS38. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the durability and battery are on the whole positive. The price and design are also appreciated. Many are critical about the features and resolution.

image quality, design, price, battery, durability

usability, resolution, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-DS38 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 44 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic NV-DS38

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic NV-DS38 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability. The battery is also mentioned favorably.

design, battery, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic NV DS38 Mini DV CamcorderPowerPlanet CGR-D08S, CGR-D120 Compatible Camcorder Battery for PANASONIC NV-DS27, NV-DS28, NV-DS29, NV-DS30, NV-DS33, NV-DS35, NV-DS37, NV-DS38, NV-

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oanasonic NV-DS38 CAMCORDER

 

Picture quality fantastic, very user friendly.

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Panasonic NV-DS38: Does Its Job Well

 

My old video camera before it was stolen by pikeys. This machine excelled at everything. Picture quality is loads better than my new Sony. Also the IR night vision works better too. Had this for about 4 years with no problems at all. Battery life with...

Build quality and picture quality

battery life

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What a performance

 

When I bought this Panasonic NV DS38 Mini DV camcorder, I didn't realise how good a piece of kit it actually is, but then it ...

Consumer review by:

crustacean

 

better than Sony for the price - Advantages: light, compact but not too fiddly-small, x15 optical zoom, manual features, SD card. IN?OUT as standard, stills-shot card, battery and tape replace without taking off tripod - Disadvantages: P/sonic may have...

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A brilliant piece of kit

 

...The Panasonic NV DS38 Mini DV features list lacks nothing and yet the camera is simple to operate, mentally and physically. Man...

Product Specifications

Battery-Biz is a leading manufacturer and distributor of batteries, adapters and chargers and the industry's source for Hi-Capacity(TM) brand power products. Hi-Capacity(TM) products are made using the finest components available and carry a one year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. Hi-Capacity(TM) products are guaranteed to meet or exceed original specifications.

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

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

General Features

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

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3
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