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Panasonic VDR-D310

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Panasonic VDR-D310. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the price and design are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good opinions. Many are negative about the connectivity and battery.

usability, portability, image quality, design, price

durability, battery, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic VDR-D310 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic VDR-D310

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Panasonic VDR-D310 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. The durability and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the image quality and portability.

usability, durability, size, price

portability, image quality

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

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic VDR-D310 DVD Camcorder (3CCD, 10 x optical,USB 2.0)

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: John Poultney (pcworld.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310 Mini DVD Camcorder (10x Opt, 700x Dig, 2.7

 

The more sophisticated sibling of the company's $380 VDR-D210 (both are DVD models), Panasonic's VDR-D310 ($630 as of April 24, 2007), produces better-quality video and still images. It uses three CCDs (each assigned to detect red, blue, or green...

Top-notch video quality ; Supports Mini DVD-RAM

Lacks full manual control ; No video light

May, 2007

Expert review by: David Kender (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310 Camcorder Review

 

The Panasonic VDR-D310 ($699 MSRP) is their top-tier DVD camcorder, replacing last year's VDR-D300. We loved that camcorder for its brilliant performance in bright light and compelling manual control set - once rare assets in a DVD camcorder. However,...

The Panasonic VDR-D310 is identical to last year's VDR-D300 is all key respects, and in that way is among the best standard definition DVD camcorders. In bright light, this camcorder is hard to beat. The three-chip color performance and crisp look of...

Jul, 2007
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Expert review by: Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310 Review and Prices

 

The Panasonic VDR-D310 is a replacement for last year's top-of-the-line VDR-D300 and offers a step up in features and performance from the rest of Panasonic's range of DV camcorders. The VDR-D310 is much cheaper than its predecessor, although Panasonic...

3 CCD video performance, convenience of the DVD format, optical image stabilization system, mic input, inexpensive

Loses some features from last year's VDR-D300, including built-in flash and external controls

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: David Kender (washingtonpost.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310

 

The VDR-D310 is Panasonic's top standard definition DVD camcorder, sparring with the Sony DCR-DVD508 and the Canon DC50 for best of the year honors. The VDR-D310 upholds Panasonic's core strengths - manual controls and handling - while attempting to...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: David Kender (reviewed.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310

 

The Panasonic VDR-D310 ($699 MSRP) is their top-tier DVD camcorder, replacing last year's VDR-D300. We loved that camcorder for its brilliant performance in bright light and compelling manual control set – once rare assets in a DVD camcorder. However,...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Panasonic VDR-D310

 

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

All up, the Panasonic VDR-D310 certainly has number of limitations. But, provided you can accept these, its excellent video quality and the convenience of instant DVD burning make it a very notable DVD camcorder.

High colour accuracy for still images, Excellent video quality

Poor battery charging procedure, No headphone jack

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: John Poultney (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Panasonic VDR-D310 DV camcorder

 

The more sophisticated sibling of Panasonic's VDR-D210 (both are DVD models), the Panasonic VDR-D310, produces better-quality video and still images.

If you can accept these limitations, the Panasonic VDR-D310 is likely to please, thanks to its excellent video quality. Besides offering the convenience of instant DVD burning, the USB port supports easy data transfer to a PC. See also:Panasonic...

May, 2007

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic VDR-D310

 

Featuring a 10x Leica zoom lens, 3CCD imaging system and optical image stabilisation, the VDR-D310 produces good-looking home movies without much hassle.

Solid video quality ; Optical image stabilisation

No video light ; Controls completely menu driven

The Panasonic VDR-D310 takes good-looking home movies and burns them straight to easy-to-watch miniDVDs. It's a good choice if you want pleasing footage without spending over two grand on high-def video. If you're willing to do without the convenience...

May, 2007

Expert review by: Which? (which.co.uk)

Expert Review

Sep, 2007
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Product Specifications

Panasonic's DVD e.cam VDR-D310 is the high-end DVD video camera with 3CCD and O.I.S.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

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

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.6in
Height:3.6in
Weight:1.1lbs
Width:2.6in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:VDR-D310
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic DVD e.cam

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:30mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:3.1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:540Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:700
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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