I love my full HD video camera, one of the few that still has a viewfinder!
10 May 2013
Summary: I bought this to replace my HDV camera - I wanted to get away from tapes but still have a high quality product with a viewfinder. This camera fits the bill. It shoots in full 1080p (my old tape camera was 1080i), and I can choose between using the screen or the color viewfinder. I like that once it is powered on with the power button I can then turn it on and off by either opening and shutting the viewfinder or the view screen - it lets me conserve battery between video...
Summary: This was a gift that I bought for my son after he did all his research and Studied all reviews and comments on all the major camcorders...he finally decided on this one! That says a lot for the Panasonic 3D camcorder.
Summary: I definitely would recommend, I could not find anything better for this price range elsewhere Very good product, I definitely would recommend, I could not find anything better for this price range elsewhere
Summary: This camera takes exceptionally nice high definition video. The viewfinder makes it easy to take pictures of moving subjects, especially in bright sunshine when a display screen is hard to see. It has a manual adjustment ring around the lens that can be set to adjust focus, white balance, shutter or iris while taking pictures--much easier to use than menus on a display screen. It has a jack for an external mike so you can get really good sound when you need it.
One of the few consumer grade camcorders that still has an optical viewfinder
12 January 2013
Summary: I've been using this Panasonic camcorder for just over a year now for all kinds of recordings including indoor/outdoor, trips, festivals, birthdays, etc. I was previously using a JVC MS-100 SD camcorder and decided to make a jump to high-def recording. I decided to go with this model after reading about all the various features. One of the deciding factors is that this camcorder still has an optical viewfinder(this is a rarity among consumer grade camcorders).
Summary: I got this camcorder after reading many reviews . I am happy with the quality of image and the sound the only beef I got is that they should make a charger where you would sit your extra battery , the charger plugs into a camcorder to charge battery in the unit o well the battery is holding fine for now , but I will get a thicker battery and a charger the overall value is great comparing to a 2500 $ camcorders ps , it is easy to use
Summary: Wow the HD is very nice. The camera is super easy to use and the file format of .mov is so easy to work with. I owned a competitor camera before and the proprietory file format rendered it almost useless. I highly recommend this camera for both quality and ease of use.
Summary: I bought this camera primarily to film my sons football games. Last year I used an older Panasonic but not being high resolution I was not very happy with the results. This baby is great. We share videos with other teams in the league and I am constantly getting comments that mine are BY FAR the best. Image is very sharp (I film 1080P) and really keeps up with the action.
Summary: Picture color is much better than the canon. It has a nice zoom, I like the setting where you can add a little extra digital zoom without getting too much. Image stabilization is excellent in most cases, however panning very fast or in fast circles it has some problems. Overall it's an excellent camcorder.