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Panasonic NV-GS35

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Panasonic NV-GS35. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the durability and design are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS35 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Good Gear (

Expert Review


The Panasonic NV-GS35 is a point-and-shoot video camera with enough creative control to satisfy the enthusiast.

Price, easy to use menu controls, 30X optical zoom

No 16:9 widescreen option, digital stills only VGA quality

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Denny Atkin (

Panasonic NV-GS35


The Panasonic NV-GS35 is an ordinary MiniDV video camcorder with an extraordinary optical-zoom range.

Superb zoom reach ; Solid video quality ; Excellent battery life ; Simple controls

Poor still quality ; Obscure icons for manual settings ; Odd shifting effect from image stabilisation

The Panasonic NV-GS35 shoots stills at VGA resolution, so it's mostly useful for quick e-mail snapshots. One slick feature is the ability to capture stills to the SD/MMC card while shooting video. Stills lacked detail, however, and indoor shots...

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Dan Chiappini (

Panasonic NV-GS35


Panasonic has gone above and beyond, releasing its NV-GS35 with its massive 30x optical zoom, dwarfing the usual 20 or so times zooms found on other cameras.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (

Panasonic NV-GS35


better then other quality,picture vice,price vice

Jul, 2008

Consumer review (

Panasonic NV-GS35


Perfect and NICE

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (

Panasonic NV-GS35


Highly recommended.

Good image quality ; Zoom ; Good colours and contrast ; Sound

Shaky images at great zoom ; Stills poor

Aug, 2007

Consumer review (

"Maybe its good value for money..but..,"


I own the nv-gs27 which is pretty much the same optics and base engine without a few ancillaries like Remote, S-video, light, color lcd and software. I paid a lot less for the nv-gs27 considering that i can live without what is not available with the...

1. Zoom ; 2. Easy to use ; 3. Sturdy ; 4. Value for Money

1. Sub standard video quality - indoors

Aug, 2006

Product Specifications

The Panasonic NV- GS35B is a 30 x optical zoom digital video camera with SD card slot. The breathtaking 30x optical zoom means that friends and family can wave to the camera from far away and be recorded as sharp as a pin. With such intense details being captured, pictures will hold more depth and their beauty can be treasured forever. The amazing 30x optical zoom lens experienced with the NV-GS35B allows for wide angle (35.7mm) shooting meaning not one special moment will be lost.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

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 / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic NV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.9
Max Focal Length:57mm
Min Focal Length:1.9mm
Optical Zoom:30
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

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:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:1000
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic