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Panasonic SDR-SW20P-R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Panasonic SDR-SW20P-R. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and size. The memory and portability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the image quality and usability.

portability, memory, size, price

usability, image quality

On average, users rate this product 50/100.

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Ultra-compact waterproof camcorder with an affordable price


Overview: I have the Canon Elura2, which is compact in its own time, but now seems too bulky and heavy. I came across the Panasonic SW20 and SDR-S7. I finally bought the SW20 for its compactness. However size does have its price….

compact, small, light, waterproof, low price

bad handling, average picture quality

Jul, 2008

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Poor Video


I had a lot of expectations on this camera. I assumed that by 2008 technology has come a long way and that flash memory cameras do have good optics & image processing as standard. I've struggled with a Sony mini-DV camera for a long time which has a...


Poor video

May, 2008

Product Specifications

Panasonic's SDR-SW20 compact SD camcorder is built tough so you can shoot in places never before possible. Take it underwater as deep as 5 feet for great video in the pool or ocean. Waterproofing also means you can shoot in the rain or snow with no worries. The SW20 is also shockproof, resisting damage even if dropped from a height of up to 4 feet with improved fortification inside and out. A dustproof design keeps the camcorder safe even if handled with dirty hands or used in a place with swirling dust. Take it to the beach or sports field without worrying about sand. And since its waterproof, simply wash it with water when it gets dirty. This product is small enough to slip in a pocket or bag. Cool enough to take everywhere you go. This is one stylish camcorder you'll never want to be without. The SW20 SD camcorder starts up to record quickly. In Quick Start mode, recording begins in just 0.6 seconds from the time the LCD is opened. This lets you catch those sudden shooting opportunities. The USB port allows you to connect directly to a DVD burner. And copying a recording from an SD card to a DVD disc is as easy as selecting from the menu. To view your video, simply take the SD card from the camcorder and slip it into any TV or DVD player with an SD card slot; there are no cables to worry about.