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Panasonic NV GS230EG-S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Panasonic NV GS230EG-S. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the color and portability. The price and image quality also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the size. There are some negative views about the zoom and battery.

usability, image quality, price, portability, color

battery, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV GS230EG-S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic NV GS230EG-S from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the design and durability are on the whole positive. The color and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the size.

price, usability, color, durability, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic NV-GS230 MiniDV 3CCD Camcorder (EU)Panasonic NV-GS230 MiniDV 3CCD Camcorder (EU)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Panasonic NV-GS230


Another budget miniDV camcorder, proving there is still life left in yesterday's technology.

Feb, 2011

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Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: bantuindia (



Hi friends...I m a Journalist and working with Top Hindin News Channel here in india..since two years...Why i m wrinting this review because i m using this camera since two years...tHis Cam is easy to handle and easy to operate for any urpose...both...



Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: petualang (

Review Panasonic NV GS230


Panasonic GS230 record with 3 recording chip (3 CCD) and offers a high resolution color so that is more realistic. Anti-blur is another advantage. Pictures appear more focused on the electronic model of Panasonic GS60. The lens provides the opposite...

Sensor 3 CCD make it more realistic, anti blur, charger

sharpness is reduced when using the zoom

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: mickhines (



For the price, this is A1. NOT a professional camera, but not aimed at that market OR price either. Great quality images in most conditions. Simple to use with a good navigation and menu system. Bought in preference to the HDD and hybrid models cause...

Size and weight - this camera is small but GOOD 3 CCD image quality Ease of navigation and controls

Battery life - always a problem Included software - no compatability with Vista

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: gapfilms (



I bought this camera to use as a deck to upload my footage from my larger prosumer cameras. I went for this as it was a 3CCD camera which I could use as a back up for my bigger cameras as well as a deck for uploading footage to my computer. Compared to...

Compact size and easy to use functions.

For a 3CCD camera I thought the image quality was average.

Apr, 2008

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:3x 1/6''


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/50
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/8000


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3