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Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and price. The image quality and portability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the control panel and reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, price, battery

reliability, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the color and battery. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the zoom, and there are some critical reviews about the reliability and control panel.

portability, price, usability, battery, color

control panel, reliability

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

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 user reviews of Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the battery and price. The image quality and usability also get good reviews, but many are negative about the durability and reliability.

portability, usability, image quality, price, battery

reliability, durability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

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

Expert Review

 

Although it has some weaknesses, the GS150 delivers quality video via its 3CCD sensor, in a tidy package that is very easy to use.

3CCD sensor delivers quality video, easy-to-use menus, 2.3 megapixel still capture

Relatively poor low-light performance

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Panasonic PV-GS150

 

Panasonic PV-GS150

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic PV-GS150

 

Panasonic PV-GS150

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Edvarcl Heng (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic NV-GS150

 

At AU$1,759, it's a good deal with a varied set of features that would satisfy most consumers.

3CCD at a low price point ; Built-in flash ; Much improved menu

Average night performance ; Limited burst mode

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The Panasonic PV-GS150 is a stunner of a value. The middle of the line 3 CCD camcorder this year, it may not have all the features of its superstar sibling, the PV-GS250, but it is an excellent camcorder in its own right. It features most of the same...

Manual Controls, -Still Capability, -Navigation System

Image Stabilization, -Focus Ring

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Matt Culler (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic PV-GS150 Camcorder Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders

 

Panasonic's PV-GS150 is the manufacturer's middle-line 3 CCD camcorder this year. It comes between the PV-GS65 and the PV-GS250 and fits between the two in terms of imager specs as well as features. While the PV-GS150 lacks some of the features of the...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

Panasonic PV GS150

 

Panasonic PV-GS150 2.3 MP 3-CCD MiniDV Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom.

These models are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but aren't short on innovative features. Equipped with a 3CCD imaging system, high-powered digital still capability and ease of use, these new digital video cameras will deliver...

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic NV-GS150

 

A great little unit, simple to use, but does suffer under average light conditions as said before. Gotta love Panasonic products though : )

mainly top quality images, very ergonomical

poo low light performance

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic NV-GS150

 

Great camera! It's got everything we need!

Amazing image, easy to use, good quality

A bit pricy (but worth it)

May, 2008

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic NV-GS150

 

A great little unit, simple to use, but does suffer under average light conditions as said before. Gotta love Panasonic products though : )

mainly top quality images, very ergonomical.

poo low light performance

May, 2008

Product Specifications

Panasonic's new 3CCD camcorder takes the digital video camera an evolutionary step forward by incorporating 3CCD technology in ultra compact models, bringing professional level technology to the consumer, offering superior ease of use. At the heart of the camcorder is the 3CCD camera system - the type used in professional video cameras. Playing a critical role in picture quality, this system, which uses a separate CCD to process each of the three primary components of light provides exceptionally pure, faithful color. Panasonic's advanced 3CCD system gives users greater beauty in three different ways: in color, detail and gradation. Furthermore, Panasonic's Crystal Engine advanced image-processing circuitry helps deliver maximum performance from the CCD camera system. The Crystal Engine processes the signal from each of the three CCDs independently, giving both moving and still pictures outstanding quality. The Crystal Engine digital signal processing LSI suppresses noise and enhances the resolution.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.3cm
Height:7.3cm
Weight:0.4kg
Width:7.1cm

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 / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight/Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:GS150/GS150B
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic NV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.8
Max Focal Length:24.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.45mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
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

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MJPEG
Digital Zoom:500
Faders:Black fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic