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Panasonic NV GS90EG-S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Panasonic NV GS90EG-S. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and zoom. The battery and image quality are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the finish and connectivity. Views are divided on the color.

usability, image quality, battery, zoom, portability

connectivity, finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV GS90EG-S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Panasonic NV GS90EG-S from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the usability and battery are generally positive.

battery, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic NV-GS90EB-S Mini DVCamcorderPanasonic NV-GS90EB-S Mini DVCamcorder

Dec, 2018

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Panasonic NV-GS90


Standard definition MiniDV camcorder fronted by a 42x lens (up to 2000x using digital zoom) with optical stabilisation. There's also a 2.7-inch LCD, a tiny electronic viewfinder, stereo mic and rechargeable battery. Measures 67x85x119mm and weighs...

MiniDV is yesterday’s news at yesteryear’s price. The GS90 is incredibly cheap for what you get: unbeatable zoom power, straightforward operation and video quality that’s, well, just fine. Panasonic NV-GS90 is tagged with Panasonic NV-GS90 and...

Mar, 2009

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Panasonic NV-GS90


It is easy to use and not to small for a normal hand to use.

Not found one yet

Jan, 2009

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Panasonic NV-GS90


good screen, excellent magnification,fire wire in and out

I would like to se the batery being chargeable when attached to the body of the camera

Dec, 2008

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Panasonic NV-GS90


42x zoom is exeptional, and the steady shot works very well, enabling footage to be obtained at 42x without a tripod.

No remote control.

Oct, 2008

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Panasonic NV-GS90


Cheap, lightweight and easy to use.

Poor finish, lack of connectivity, no PC software.

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Minimum illumination:2


Firewire in (IEEE 1394): Yes
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): Yes
HDMI Connection: No
Line-In Audio: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Silver


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:123200 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 inch
Screen Type:LCD


Web Cam Function: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:N/A
Effective Pixels:0.37 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Total MegaPixels:0.8 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Focal length (35mm film equivalent):34.5 - 1449
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 75.6
Optical Zoom:42


Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.9-4.3
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:2000 x
Focal Length (35mm equiv):33.8-1420 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):1.8-75.6 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night Shot: Yes
Optical Zoom:42 X
Shutter speeds:1/25-1/8000 seconds
White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, White Set


Dimensions (HxWxD):84.5x67x119.3 mm
Weight:390 grams

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4.1
Power requirements:DC 7.2V / 9.3 V
Recording speed:SP/ LP
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1


Sensor Size:1/6 inch
Sensor Type:CCD


Camera shutter speed:1/25 - 1/8000


Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV


HDV Recording: No
Recording Format:Mini DV
Recording System:PAL
Video Resolution:320x240, 6fps

Viewfinder, display

Viewfinder Colour:Color
Viewfinder resolution:113578 pixels
Viewfinder Size:0.33

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.45

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes