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JVC GZ-HD500

alaTest has collected and analysed 108 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and portability. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, image quality, portability, battery

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-HD500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GZ-HD500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of JVC GZ-HD500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability and battery. The portability and price also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the image quality.

price, portability, battery, usability

image quality

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-HD500SEK Everio HDD 80GB Camcorder with 20 x Optical ZoomJVC GZ-HD500SEK Everio HDD 80GB Camcorder with 20 x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-HD500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of JVC GZ-HD500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, but the reliability and battery get critical opinions.

price, usability, image quality, portability, size

battery, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-HD500 80 GB High Definition HDD CamcorderJVC GZ-HD500 80 GB High Definition HDD Camcorder

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Sound:Stereo

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BN-VG114
Number of Batteries Supported:1

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:POR, CHI (TR), IND, JPN, KOR, ENG, ESP, FRE
Self-timer:10,2
Self-timer delay:10,2

Connections

Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
USB Connection: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):123000
Screen Resolution:123000 pixels
Screen Size:6.9 in
Screen Type:LCD

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:1920x1080, 1440x1080, 640x480 pixels
Total MegaPixels:1.37 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.37

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):46.4 - 928
Focal length range (f-f):3 - 60
Image stabilizer: Yes
Maximum aperture number:3.5
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:20

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-F3.5
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:200 x
Focal Length (35mm equiv):46.4-928 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):3.0-60 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:20 x
White Balance:Auto, Manual

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):63x53x115 mm
Weight:305 g
Weight (lb):0.68 lb

Other features

Audio output:Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Digital Photo Navigator (Win)\nPixela Everio MediaBrowser (Win)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AV, USB

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/5.8 in
Sensor Type:CMOS

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):1440 x 1080, 640 x 480, 1920 x 1080

Storage

Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:80 GB
Camcorder media type:Memory card, NAND
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Disc types supported: No
Internal storage capacity:80

Video

HD Recording:HD 1080p
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recording Format:Hard Drive / MicroSD/ SDHC
Video formats supported:AVC, MPEG4, H.264
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11
Height :6.3
Weight:265
Width:5.3

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual