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JVC GZ-EX515

JVC GZ-EX515 Camcorder

2.5MP 1/5.8 250g CMOS Feb 2013
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13 Reasons For

JVC Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all JVC camcorders and also specifically for JVC small sensor size camcorders and found that in both cases JVC had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many small sensor size camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the GZ-EX515 is 67GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB. At 128 gigabytes, the GZ-EX515 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GZ-EX515.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 128GB maximum memory card size camcorders currently available including the Zoom Q4 (£199.99), or the Canon XF105 (£1,860.00) which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of small sensor size camcorders that came out more than two years ago is 16h. At 92.6667 hours, the GZ-EX515 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the GZ-EX515.

If this small sensor size camcorder battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon Legria HF R56 (£264.35) (145h) which also has a higher rating.

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Full HD

The GZ-EX515 is Full HD. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than two years also are Full HD.

We compared all the other Full HD camcorders to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40 (£22.83) is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The GZ-EX515 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the GZ-EX515.

We compared all the other video cameras with an HDMI port to this video camera and we think the Vixia HF M40 (£22.83), and the Legria HF R406 both from Canon or the Sony HVR-Z7 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago, the GZ-EX515 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other camcorders with an image stabiliser to this camcorder and we think the Canon Vixia HF M40 (£22.83) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The GZ-EX515 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras of this spec and age. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to it support an SD memory card. This JVC camcorder also supports an SDHC memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is actually the best supported memory card type across all similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

Across comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and type, the JVC GZ-EX515 has a built-in display.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The GZ-EX515 has a greater number of white balance modes than most camcorders of this age and type. This JVC camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on video cameras of a similar spec and age to the GZ-EX515. The white balance mode "Manual" is also found on this video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 960 x 540|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many small sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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3840 X 2160 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the JVC GZ-EX515 is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (which is also supported by this video camera). This JVC video camera also support a still image resolution of 640 x 480 and 1440 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all comparable spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years is 640 x 480 and the best is 4224 x 2376.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the GZ-EX515 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the maximum image resolution of the most common maximum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best maximum image resolution of all small sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years is 4224 x 2376 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The JVC GZ-EX515 does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth noting that most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the GZ-EX515 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We think you might also be interested in other camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens including the Sony HVR-Z7 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most video cameras of this type and age do not have a night mode. The JVC GZ-EX515 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

We think you might also be interested in other camcorders which also have a night mode including the Canon Legria HF M52 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the GZ-EX515, the GZ-EX515 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camcorder that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon XF105 (£1,860.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GZ-EX515 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have a built-in projector.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders with a built-in projector and we think the Sony HDR-PJ320 (£329.99) is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The JVC GZ-EX515 is not waterproof. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the GZ-EX515 are also not waterproof.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the GZ-EX515 is more than most video cameras of this age and type. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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7 Other reasons to consider the JVC GZ-EX515

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this JVC video camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the JVC GZ-EX515 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

There are a number of other 3" screen size camcorders currently available which you might also want to look at including the Vixia HF M40 (£22.83), or the Legria HF R38 both from Canon which has better reviews.

If this camcorder screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Canon XF105 (£1,860.00) (3.5" and higher rated).

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Average Optical Zoom

The GZ-EX515 has a pretty typical optical zoom (38 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 38x (optical) video cameras to this video camera and we think the Panasonic HC-V500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Camcorders with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Panasonic HC-V550 (£319.99) (50x).

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-EX515 has a pretty average digital zoom (200 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 200x (digital) video cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF M40 (£22.83), and the Legria HF M56 both from Canon is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a video camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon Legria HF R406 (1,060x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The GZ-EX515 has a relatively typical weight (250 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

Other 250g weight camcorders currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon Legria HF R38.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

User Ratings
Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabiliser
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Aperture Value
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
External Flash Connector
Shutter
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
On Screen Display
Self-Timer
On Screen Display Language
Geotagging
Progressive Scan
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Capture Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Wind Filter
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
S-Video Out Port
PictBridge
Mini HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
Bundled Software
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Warranty Card
Other Features
Photo Mode
Projector
Technical Details
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(2)
23 May 2013

The latest generation GZ-EX515 features a re-designed Wi-Fi antenna, yet the headline functions, build and perfomance otherwise feel very familiar Camcorder stalwart JVC?s newest Full HD video... Read more…

Easy to use, quiet and silkily smooth zoom action, longer lens range than rivals here
Wi-Fi built in, intutive to use via flip-out touchscreen LCD, affordable price
Plastic-y look and feel to body, standard entry level option
31 May 2014

JVC HD Everio GZ-EX515BEK là m?t máy quay cung c?p nh?ng tính n?ng ?n t??ng cùng ch?t l??ng hình ?nh t?t ? m?t m?c giá th?p ??n ?áng ng?c nhiên. Vì v?y Everio GZ-EX515BEK s? là m?t trong...

Excellent value for money
Good image quality for the price
WiFi connectivity
Dobra jako dwiku
Sterowanie i podgld przez WiFi
No independent shutter control
No independent aperture control
Limited range of scene modes
Bardzo saby akumulator
Mao precyzyjny ekran dotykowy

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gzex515, gzex515b, gzex515be, gzex515beu, jvc gzex515, jvc gzex515b, jvc gzex515bu, jvc gzex515bus, jvc gzex515busm
Barcodes 04975769406966, 04975769430725

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