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Panasonic HDC-HS80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS80. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the zoom and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the reliability, and many are critical about the battery and size.

usability, portability, image quality, price, zoom

size, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-HS80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS80 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the battery and zoom. The portability and size also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the price.

usability, size, portability, zoom, battery

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

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Gavin Owen (

Panasonic HDC-HS80


The HS80 lacks the sleekness of its competitors and the video quality, while satisfactory, fails to break any new ground.

Comfortable to hold ; Warm, realistic colours ; Effective image stabilisation

Poor low-light performance ; Frustrating interface and menus

The design of the HDC-HS80 camera is unappealing, as it lacks the modern sleekness of its competitors, and the video quality, while satisfactory, doesn't live up to other cameras within its range. The external LED light and image stabiliser are saving...

Jan, 2012

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