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Panasonic NV-DS38

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Panasonic NV-DS38. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and price. The design and image quality also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed views about the usability.

image quality, design, price, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-DS38 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Panasonic NV-DS38


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Panasonic NV-DS38 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the portability and design are generally positive. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

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

Dec, 2019

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What a performance


When I bought this Panasonic NV DS38 Mini DV camcorder, I didn't realise how good a piece of kit it actually is, but then it ...

Feb, 2006

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A brilliant piece of kit


...The Panasonic NV DS38 Mini DV features list lacks nothing and yet the camera is simple to operate, mentally and physically. Man...

Oct, 2002

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oanasonic NV-DS38 CAMCORDER


Picture quality fantastic, very user friendly.

the price

Feb, 2006