Summary: This camcorder is easy to use, has a lot of basic features, and is perfect for the occasional or beginning user. The battery lasts about 2.5 hours and easy to recharge. You have to be careful if you are not using the charger provided.
Summary: I like the camera but have a major problem with the software that comes with it. The camera records in an MOD format that is not compatable with my video editing software and windows media player.
Summary: We wanted a reasonably priced camcorder to record some events our kids are participating in. This camcorder made some sense for us. Love not having to juggle tapes or dvds to record on. Picture quality is fair, but that is what I read in other reviews. Uploading videos to YouTube is a snap.
Good Video quality, poor picture quality...no flash.
H. Seel, Amazon
16 July 2009
Summary: I really like the zoom on the video and the fact that all of you information can be saved to the hard disk or to memory card. However, the still image zoom feature just makes for blurry pictures...low megapixels. Quality built camera, lightweight, records decent videos, overall a good buy..
Summary: I like Panasonic products and wanted to stick with them. I had a Panasonic camcorder which I dropped and broke. I loved that camcorder. When I got this one I found it did not have a light and you cannot snap a still picture while videoing, both of which were features on my old one so I was...
Summary: Not good in low light conditions , transfer of video to dvd must be done with their program if not the quality is poor in transfer. Not user friendly. The unit does not have firewire capabilities which is simple to use with other software editing....
Summary: I wanted a simple video camera for documenting and editing family events. the panasonic sdr h80 hdd camcorder doesn't come with editing software and is not plug and play compatible with my Mac. a dvd burner is an optional accessory.
Summary: I am still having problems coming to terms with operating this camcorder. The best thing about it is its light weight and portability. While I did not expect HD quality pictures, I certainly believed that the picture quality could be better.
Summary: Size, ease of use, features and zoom are real good for the price. But both video and still picture quality is very,very poor. My wife bought this for me as a Christmas present but I cant wait to return it..What good is a camera if the picture quality is 3rd rated..
Summary: this product is great outdoor during day light. It does not perform very will indoor unless you have enough light. I was disappointed a little bit with the video image quality. it is not agood choice if you trying to buy both still image and video camera in one.