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Panasonic HDC-HS9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS9. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are overall positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed views on the reliability and price. The connectivity and battery get less positive comments.

usability, image quality, portability, size, design

battery, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HDC-HS9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HDC-HS9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Panasonic HDC-HS9 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability. The zoom is also appreciated.

zoom, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HDC-HS9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Panasonic HDC-HS9 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the zoom and design. The portability and image quality are also appreciated. Many are critical about the battery and reliability, and views are divided on the size.

usability, image quality, portability, design, zoom

price, reliability, battery

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

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The HDC-HS9 is arguably the best high-definition camcorder in its price range; with the possible exception of its stablemate; the HDC-SD9. For our money, the HDC-HS9 comes out slightly on top due to its 60GB hard drive. Highly recommended.

60GB of inbuilt memory, lightweight design, stunning 'full HD' video resolution, solid still images mode

No 3.5mm microphone or headphone jacks, directional stick requires two-handed operation, occasional noise issues

May, 2009

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-HS900

 

3D-capable (with add-on lens). Excellent video quality. Records at 1080/50p. Touchscreen controls actually work.

Doesn't seem to like OS X Lion much. SD card slot can all too easily sit outside the camera body. 3D is an add-on; you'll have to carry the lens with you to make it happen.

Panasonic's 3D-capable 3MOS camcorder offers an impressive array of features and top-quality shooting, but it's not a light model to carry around, especially with the optional 3D lens bolted on.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Derek Fung (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-HS9

 

This year's high-def hybrid camcorder from Panasonic is of the much more useful SD card/hard-disk variety. There's 60GB of on-board storage and 1080p recording at 25fps.

Ample hard-disk room for high-def footage. Records video to SD/SDHC cards. Smallish size.

Colours oversaturated. Feature poor. Inconvenient joystick location.

Unless you can find a killer deal, the HS9 comes up short both in features and image quality zing.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by (pcauthority.com.au)

Panasonic HDC-HS9

 

It may not be a looker, but in all other respects this Panasonic is a stunning camera

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Great Camera

 

I have always owned video cameras starting from the large VHS video camera to small digital tape cameras and I buy one when the technology has grown in leaps and bounds. This camera has come a long way. It is very versatile. It switches off when you...

It is very versatile and easy to use and plenty of harddisk space and quality of picture in HD

Could not fault it other than need to purchase seperate charger if you want a second battery to charge up while using the machine

Oct, 2011

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