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JVC Everio GZ-MS215

alaTest has collected and analysed 328 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design. The color is also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative opinions about the features.

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We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MS215 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: muminapanic (comet.co.uk)

a great investment

 

Bought this to use at daughters wedding in Florida as the cost of professional service was prohibitive We have clear footage of the groom and guests before the wedding, the bridal party arriving and the ceremony and reception following. It took very...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Chantell N_Richard (productreview.com.au)

Reliable lightweight Camcorder

 

Purchased this camcorder 1.5 years ago to capture our baby's special moments. It is a compact camcorder that can take video and has photo ability also. It has duel memory card slots for extended recording and the screen can be flipped numerous ways....

Easy usability, relatively inexpensive, easy to upload videos/pics to PC.

Not as "sturdy" as other camcorders

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: bestbets (productreview.com.au)

OK

 

I believe the JVC Everio GZ-MS215 is a good camera. Although the battery included is bad, and lasts just on the better side of 30 minutes, the camera is good. It has 4 video quality settings, including a fake HD mode. The camera has 45x dynamic zoom,...

Excellent video quality, good software, Video quality setting with same bitrate as HD video, DUAL SD/HC memory card slot

Poor battery included, manual lens cover, saves in .MOD format

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery Type:BN-VG107
Video recording time:15

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder

Connections

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

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Pink / Silver

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:123000 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 in
Screen Type:LCD

Features

Web Cam Function: No

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

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
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800 / 900
Filter Size:3.05
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38 - 1482
Focal length range (f-f):2.2 - 85.8
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Optical Zoom:39 / 45

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8 -F4.3
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:45 x
Focal Length (35mm equiv):38-1482 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):2.2-85.8 mm
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:39 x
White Balance:Auto, Manual

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):62x52x110 mm
Weight:200 g

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Lens system:Konica Minolta
Manual Focus:No / Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.5
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1 / AV

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Digital Photo Navigator (Win)\nPixela Everio MediaBrowser (Win) / Digital Photo Navigator (Windows)\nMediaBrowser de Pixela Everio (Windows)

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Related

Miscellaneous:Laser Touch Operation

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: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC / SDHC
Disc types supported: No
External Memory Type:Secure Digital
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Flash memory:230

Video

HD Recording: No
Recording Format:SD/SDHC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11
Height :6.2
Weight:230 / 290
Width:5.2