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Panasonic NV MX500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Panasonic NV MX500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and resolution. The price and size are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the usability, and there are some less positive opinions about the color and portability.

size, price, resolution, durability

image quality, portability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV MX500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Panasonic NV MX500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the size. The durability is also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price and color. There are some mixed opinions about the image quality.

resolution, durability, size

portability, color, price

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic NV-MX500B Digital Camcorder [Mini-DV 10xOptical DV-in/out]Panasonic NV-MX500 EG Silver Digital Camcorder

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Panasonic NV-MX500B


Panasonic's NV-MX500 three-CCD MiniDV camcorder is in direct competition with Sony's acclaimed TRV950. We check out how it performs

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An Idiot Beginner's POV of a 3CCD Digicam: the Panasonic NV-MX500


Please note I am reviewing the Panasonic NV-MX500EN, naming conventions seem to be different for the same product in Asia (from the States – it’s all very confusing to me why they do this.. Canon does as well), so I think I am putting this in...

3ccds, great LCD, optical image stabilizer etc

smaller (1/6 inch) CCD size, sensitive tape opener, not great night view


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Cheap as (3) chips


Panasonic are cleaning the floor with their value 3ccd camcorders, this camera has -on paper- all th ...

Competitive price, well specified, compact.

Fussy interface, not professional looking. Colour evf.

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser


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

General Features

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


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