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7.6 out of 10

Panasonic HDC-SD80

The HD 80 Series features an Intelligent Zoom function that goes Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

Great at first, but unreliable and terrible warranty support

Matthew Long & Agnès Peillet, Amazon
25 August 2012
  • Summary: We purchased this camcorder at Christmas present looking forward to planned summer trips to California and Kenya. It sat in the box (we have other cameras) until July and then came for the big trip. It started out great, handy and small with a powerful zoom, and also took surprisingly good still shots.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointing

WiiFan, Amazon
12 August 2012
  • Summary: This is the first digital camcorder I have owned and I just bought a new one and am getting this ready for the trash. My vacation videos were ruined as I was "panning too fast" apparently and most of the video I shot was not saved. Ok, maybe I'm retarded and filming a bird diving into the ocean is an impossible shot. I've used this to film my cats and the video is always terrible quality, much lower than I would expect.
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Overall 2
2.0

total disappointment!

Jerry, Amazon
11 July 2012
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder for my vacation in China but it came out to be a total disappointment. After a few uses, the sound became distorted and then turned into total noise after a few more seconds. The picture is OK though. Therefore I could only use it as a camera. Unfortunately I can not return the product bacause I was in China. When I came back to Massachusetts, it turned out that I have passed the time window for return.
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Overall 2
2.0

Darn...

Teresa Kasch, Amazon
28 June 2012
  • Summary: We received this camera just in time for our daughter's graduation and then within a week it was broken and off to repair. The product itself feels a bit "plastic-y" and not so solid. Very disappointing.
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Overall 2
2.0

TOTAL CRAP

Kristofer Masson, Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought this because of the great reviews, but please... do not listen to them... if you ask me... they were written by the company itself... in order to encourage people to buy it... this thing is NOT full HD... also... the picture mode is HORRIBLE... my 50$ metroPCS phone takes better pictures... if you are buying this for pictures ... PLEASE RECONSIDER. Also DOES NOT COME WITH SPACE... no inside disc or even SD card. I am so upset with this I will likely return it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Broke within a year

AN "AN", Amazon
26 March 2012
  • Summary: I've had a bad experience with this camcorder and with Panasonic Customer Service and Warranty. This camcorder stopped working after about 5 hours of total use. It happened 9 months after I had purchased it. This camcorder only has a parts warranty for 1 year but labor is only for 90 days. I sent it in for repairs and I was asked to pay $111 for labor. This camcorder now costs $199 on Amazon.
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Overall 2
2.0

Wish I had never bought this

Florence319, Amazon
13 November 2012
  • Summary: This is utterly baffling to use. I keep trying (I am not totally stupid, have an MA degree); but cannot make sense of it. Do not buy it, is my advice. An utter waste of money.
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Overall 2
2.0

Hält nicht lange

T. Betz, Amazon
21 May 2014
  • Summary: Ich kann vom Kauf nur abraten. Einen Monat nach Ablauf der Garantie fällt das Display aus. Von Amazon heißt es nur: Wir können da nichts machen. Pech gehabt also. Und dafür habe ich knapp 300 Euro bezahlt. Lohnt sich nicht.
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Overall 2
2.0

Kabel hui, rest Pfui

Mirko, Amazon
6 December 2011
  • Summary: Ich habe mir diesen Camcorder Panasonic HDC-SD80EG9K auch gekauft, mit der Erwartung etwas Gutes zu kaufen. Nach ein paar Videos war mir aber leider klar, dass dies nicht so ist. In der Wohnung bei Tageslicht und extra Beleuchtung hat dieser Camcorder ein richtig starkes Bildrauschen. Draußen bei leichter Bewölkung Bildrauschen.
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