'The viewfinder is unimpressive, and the LCD and the viewfinder quickly become cluttered with fonts when in menu mode.'
'On the left side of the body sit a few, slightly difficult to feel, controls: backlight compensation, display, and video light, plus a manual focus toggle and somewhat loose focus dial.'
'It's relatively big, weighing 1 pound, 5.4 ounces, though it fits into a large, loose jacket pocket'
'poorly located microphone.'
'It's a textured plastic that feels a bit like sandpaper – we're not huge fans.'
'Video quality is very good.'
'sound quality is subpar'
'A high-end Leica lens provides excellent detail and color, and the flash that sits behind the lens can swivel into place when needed'
'The mini wired remote, with its own record, zoom, and photo buttons, is a welcome bonus for lefties.'
'The zoom switch, however, is the worst control on the camera and is difficult to manipulate with any finesse.'
'extremely compact, consumer-priced MiniDV camcorder'
'The Panasonic PV-GS250 has a good selection of features that make it an attractive option for those who like to tinker with settings.'
'LCD is average'
'no built-in flash'
'The PV-GS320's hand strap is hung so low that the camcorder flops to the side of the palm of the hand at an awkward angle.'
'Another questionable design decision puts the FireWire and USB ports for transferring video to your PC under the battery.'
'Another questionable design decision puts the FireWire and USB ports for transferring video to your Mac under the battery.'
'Supports manual focus, which helps savvy users to tape in hard-to-focus situations.'
'Unfortunately, like its competition, the PV-VM202 makes a lousy still camera.'
'Supports manual focus'
'rather limited zoom range'
'lack of a photoflash'
'compact Panasonic PVGS65 digital camcorder'
'Video performance in bright light was decent, but hardly what you should expect from a 3 chip camcorder.'
'its menu-based manual controls are so cumbersome that responsiveness becomes moot'
'The camera is large with a slightly cumbersome frame and is also relatively heavy.'
'Still quality for outdoor and indoor shots using the built-in flash is acceptable for small, uncropped prints.'
'the Panasonic PV-GS300 is a pretty neat camcorder'
'It's a little bulkier than some other models, at 5.3 inches long and just under 3 pounds'
'Some manual controls are a little awkward to access.'
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