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alaScore 80

59 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of JVC GZ-HM440. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The zoom and portability are also appreciated.

design, portability, zoom, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-HM440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of JVC GZ-HM440 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the durability and usability. The zoom and portability also get good feedback.

design, portability, zoom, usability, durability

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC Everio GZ-HM440 HD Flash Memory Camcorder (Black)JVC Everio GZ-HM440 HD Flash Memory Camcorder (Black)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: G Sreckov (

G Sreckov


Got the camera and was shocked when it said it was a refurbished item. No where did it say that the item was refurbished on the website. It was pretty cheap, so now it makes sense why, but they should work a little more on their accuracy of marketing...

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BN-VG114 / BN-VG114U
Battery voltage:3.6
Continuous video playback time:95.2
Video recording time:95


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), ENG, ESP, FRE, JPN, KOR, POR / CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, HUN, ITA, POL, RUS, SWE, TUR
Supported aspect ratios:16:9


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Purple / Red


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):23000 / 230000
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: No


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Number of CCDs:1
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):42 - 1680
Focal length range (f-f):2.9 - 116
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Optical Zoom:40

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE
Scene modes:Night, Spotlight

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 6.3
Auto Focus: Yes
AV output:1
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.3
Power requirements:110 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Spotlight: Yes
Video Out:1
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 3
Cables included:AV, USB
Handheld remote control: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB A, Mini-USB B

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080 / 720 x 480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:8
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1 / 2


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:24
Capture modes:EP, SP, XP / XP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264 / AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080 / 640 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.1 / 6.6
Height :4.7 / 5.5
Weight:195 / 235 / 71
Width:2.8 / 5.05

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual