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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of JVC GY-HM70E. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The price and portability also get good views, whereas many are negative about the image quality and design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GY-HM70E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of JVC GY-HM70E from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the price and usability. The design and durability get less positive reviews.

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This summary is based on the products: JVC GY-HM70 Professional Camcorder - Black (12MP, 10x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDJVC GY-HM70 Professional Camcorder - Black (12MP, 10x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery voltage:7.2


Camcorder type:Shouldercam


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:12

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.5 - 476
Focal length range (f-f):3.76 - 37.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Maximum aperture number:2.8
Minimum aperture number:1.2
Optical Zoom:10

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 50

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:RCA, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No


Camera shutter speed:0.00025 - 0.5

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:2


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:720 x 576,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder screen size:0.24

Weight & Dimensions

Height :23.2

White balance

White Balance:Auto