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JVC GZ-MS230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 615 reviews of JVC GZ-MS230. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-MS230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GZ-MS230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of JVC GZ-MS230 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability.

usability

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC Everio GZ-MS230 CamcorderJVC Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-MS230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 user reviews of JVC GZ-MS230 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the memory and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the battery and reliability, and views are divided on the durability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, memory

reliability, battery

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-MS230 Camcorder (Blue)JVC GZ-MS230 Camcorder (Blue)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: CAT (newegg.com)

We like it

 

Nice camcorder for the price. It's nice to finally get away from tapes and video capture cards.

Enough on-board storage for what we what to do with it. Small, easy to navigate and carry. Very easy to transfer to DVD

If there's a fade control on it, we have yet to find it

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Meets most needs for casual user

 

Compact and easy to carry, Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: frugal buyer (pcrush.com)

Meets most needs for casual user

 

Meets all of my needs and then some. Do comparison shopping before purchasing to get the best price.

Compact and easy to carry, Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: bernstein (viewpoints.com)

Light, compact camcorder ”

 

All in all, I'm pleased with this little JVC camcorder.  Then again, it was given to me as a gift, so what's not to like about that?  It's small, lightweight, and compact -- enough so that it easily fits in the same carrying bag as my digital camera,...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: donz1984 (viewpoints.com)

jvc everio gz-ms230 cam is da bomb user friendly ”

 

if u have the money to spend then this is for you. you get what you pay for. nice compact model and its durable plus it is light weight for its size. high mega pixel with excellent picture and sound anyone can use this product with ease even if yu are...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: babyk08 (viewpoints.com)

great JVC-Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder ”

 

I bought this camcorder this summer because I had a couple of vacations and I thought it would be fun to be able to document them. I'm 21 and I've never had my own camcorder before. I originally wanted to get the waterproof Kodak, but I decided...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: robert38 (viewpoints.com)

the jvc-everic gz-ms230 camcorder is light ”

 
Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Tweetylovable (viewpoints.com)

The JVC- Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder is a great buy. ”

 

I think the camcorder is a very good producut. I would reccommend this product to anyone who is searching for an amazing camcorder. It is a small handy camcorder that doesnt take up a lot of space. I like the quality of the camera and also the texture...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: masterady1986 (viewpoints.com)

good product ”

 

yes this is a good product can i'am have in the home

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: sam102098ac (viewpoints.com)

love it ”

 
Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Sound:Stereo

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BN-VG107

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder

Connections

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

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Red

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

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:832x624, 640x480, 640x360 pixels
Total MegaPixels:0.8 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:800000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38 - 1482
Focal length range (f-f):2.2 - 85.8
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:39

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-F4.3
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:800 x
Focal Length (35mm equiv):38.0-1482.0 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):2.2-85.8 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:39 x
White Balance:Auto, Manual

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):62x52x115 mm
Weight:230 g
Weight (lb):0.51 lb

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 4.3
Audio output:1 / Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Flash memory:8192
Interface:USB 2.0
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.5
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/6 in
Sensor Type:CCD

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):640 x 360,640 x 480

Storage

Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:8 GB
Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:8

Video

HD Recording: No
Recordable File/Disc Formats:MPEG-2
Recording Format:Internal flash / SD / SDHC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11
Height :6.2
Weight:200 / 230
Width:5.2

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual