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Panasonic PV GS65

We have collected and analysed 4 expert reviews and 41 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 75/100 and users rate it 78/100. The average review date is 24-02-2006. We have compared these reviews to 369348 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 75/100 = Good. Last update: 15-12-2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic PV GS65

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Panasonic PV GS65 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. Reviewers really like the battery and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the control panel and zoom.

usability, price, portability, image quality, battery

zoom, control panel

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PV-GS65 3-CCD MiniDV Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomPanasonic PV-GS65 3-CCD MiniDV Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Denny Atkin (cnet.com)

Image quality

 

Panasonic PV-GS65

Excellent color reproduction; strong low-light performance; long battery life.

No analog input; only 10X optical zoom; noisy zoom switch.

With solid video quality and low-light performance, the Panasonic PV-GS65 gives you the confidence to shoot in a variety of conditions without fear of noisy-looking, washed-out footage.

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

Panasonic's PV-GS65 holds the honor of the most affordable 3 CCD camcorder currently on the market. By trimming back on some features found on the higher-end PV-GS150, such as the Leica Dicomar lens and the imaging specs, Panasonic was able to drop the...

Ease of use, - Manual Controls, - Ports

Zoom, - Navigation, - Some bad button placement

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Guy Bruner (camcorderinfo.com)

Panasonic PV-GS65 First Impressions Review - Panasonic MiniDV Camcorders

 

In March, Panasonic is set to release one new budget-priced 3CCD camcorder, the PV-GS65, along with two updated versions, the PV-GS150 and PV-GS250. The PV-GS65 will list for $599US which is the first time a 3CCD camcorder has broken the $600US price...

Jan, 2005

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Panasonic PV GS65

 

Panasonic PV-GS65 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 (newegg.com)

HannibalTheCannibal

 

Well, I am surprised that I am the first to review this great camcorder!! It is listed in the top 10! Up there with the $2K+ units!!(). This is my first camcorder and I am impressed. It is the lowest priced 3CCD that you can buy right now. That means...

Oct, 2005

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Quick review of Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam PV-GS65

 

In this picture, there is remote for the camera. But, when I use this camera, its seems not easy to operate with remotes. The only one very good function is just zoom.But its good if we wanna make own video, and you include in that video.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good budget 3CCD camera

 

We have owned this unit for 3 days now, got it from a credit card promo. It's a relatively old model, having been released in 2005, yet the compact size and 3CCD alone amaze me. This is our first camcorder, but we've had prior experience with the Sony ...

Small size- 3CCDs- Good manual control- Top-loading tape mechanism

Small size- Weak zoom- Night mode

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Want the Truth? You got It...

 

If you are looking at camcorders in the $300-$600 price range then you have about a thousand camcorders to choose from. Just finding a place to start the search can be difficult. Here is the perfect place to start. Choosing a Camcorder ...

Awesome Video Quality With 3CCD

Doesn't record to DVD format

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A Great Price for a 3CCD Camcorder

 

We had a baby born in August, and a camcorder seemed like a must have so I began looking into a good quality camcorder which would produce good quality images indoors. I am very happy with the indoor images and find the images very sharp when used ...

Indoor picture, Battery Power, Quality built product

Zoom: needs wider angle and some may wish more zoom power

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

packs a lot of punch for it's size and price

 

How do you build a quality digital camcorder that is palm-sized and sells for $500? I believe Panasonic has answered this question quite well. Let's talk about the details: Tape mechanism: It's exceptional. It loads and ejects the tape with a ...

great build quality, layout and performance for $500

wish you could zoom out more

Aug, 2005
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