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Panasonic Palmcorder VDR-D200

Panasonic Palmcorder VDR-D200
alaScore 74

19 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Panasonic Palmcorder VDR-D200. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the zoom and price are on the whole positive. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, usability, portability, price, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic Palmcorder VDR-D200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Panasonic Palmcorder VDR-D200 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the size. The usability also gets good views. There are some less positive reviews about the price.

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71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic VDR-D200 DVD Camcorder with 30x Optical ZoomPanasonic VDR-D200 DVD Camcorder with 30x Optical Zoom

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: David Kender (

Panasonic VDR-D200 Camcorder Review


The Panasonic VDR-D200 is one step up from the VDR-D100, Panasonic's entry-level camcorder. There are a small handful of extra features - centering on still features and bundled software - but the core imaging specs are the same. We certainly weren't...

The Panasonic VDR-D200 is essentially the same camcorder as the VDR-D100 but with a video light (a feature of dubious value) and some still features that you're better off not using. Should you buy it? Probably not. We liked the VDR-D100 well enough,...

Oct, 2006

Expert review by: David Kender (

Panasonic VDR-D200


Last year's Panasonic VDR-D75 is a more contrasty image, with thick, sharp lines between objects. The colors were also more saturated, particularly the yellows with stronger overall blues

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: vikas89 (

Nice product at nice price


A must for every one at this price, it has a good zoom which enable u to take video of far away things i like it.

compact 30x Zoom and have a light


Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: vicbee (

Panasonic DVR200 mini DVD recorder


The compact size makes it easy to carry and hold up for long recording times.

The video and still shots are seperated from eachother on mini DVD and SD ram.

pause and record can be easily confused

May, 2006

Product Specifications

Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of its business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use its products every day. The company shares their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. PRODUCT FEATURES: Powerful 30x optical zoom; High-performance image processing Pure Color Engine; Capture even complex motion with precision: high quality MPEG 2 Engine; Easy viewing on a TV - no cables to connect; Choose the media you want with multi-format ease: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R; Select the recording mode to match your needs: XP, SP, LP Mode; Easy operation with One-Touch Navigation & Joystick Control; Index screen for simple searching: Quick Search & Access with Disc Navigator; Capture crisp, vivid images even in dim lighting: MagicPix.

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic Palmcorder

Lens System

Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD