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Panasonic HDC-HS60 Camcorder Review

A strong performer, but we expect stiff competition this year.

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Introduction

The HDC-HS60 is part of Panasonic's new crop of mid-range camcorders for 2010. It boasts a 1/4.1-inch CMOS sensor, 25x optical zoom lens, and 120GB internal hard drive. The camcorder impressed us with its strong performance, but we expect a lot of good competition in the mid-range camcorder market this year.

The HDC-HS60 will be available later this year for $699.95. The HS60 is part of a series from Panasonic that includes the HDC-SD60 and the HDC-TM55.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Performance
  5. Color Performance
  6. Low Light Performance
  7. Motion Performance
  8. Sharpness Performance
  9. Sample Videos
  10. Usability
  11. Ease of Use
  12. Handling
  13. Controls
  14. Features
  15. Recording Options
  16. Hardware
  17. Other Features
  18. Panasonic HDC-TM10 Comparison
  19. Canon Vixia HF20 Comparison
  20. JVC GZ-HD300 Comparison
  21. Conclusion
  22. Photo Gallery