Good hand grip with 78x enhanced optical zoom.
Good image quality
'Video looks sharp and clear in most lighting'
Impressive enhanced optical zoom
'I found it difficult to judge the camcorder's focus, even with the image magnification tuned on.'
'Mounting the USB and power terminals within the battery chamber is a poor choice.'
'SDR-H200's high price'
'significant audio deficiencies include the lack of a headphone jack and full-time audio meters, both necessities for serious audio recording.'
'do not think AVCHD is a good consumer format at the moment due to its lack of broad support.'
'A small internal fan, designed to keep camcorder components cool, vents near the rear of the body.'
'the new camcorder's color is calibrated to closely match the calibration of Panasonic's pro cams'
'the image stabilization doesn't effectively cover the entire zoom range'
'Panasonic's online specs are a bit misleading, in that they hint that this model has three CCDs when it doesn't.'
'For a single chip camcorder at this price point the video quality is pretty good.'
'the High Quality 16:9 option allows you to record in wide screen mode.'