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JVC GY-HM150

JVC GY-HM150
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A fully featured but 3 year old 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12.7MP 1" Aug 2014
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JVC GY-HM150 Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM150 number 443 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
1280 x 720p (p60/50/30/25/24). - SD recording and playback (.mov or .AVI files)
Manual level controls with audio meter
Upgraded LCD panel and electronic viewfinder (evf). uncompressed LPCM audio (2ch) recording:
Extensive image customization modes (gamma, matrix, knee, detail, etc.) with 6 user assignable buttons
Clip cutter for trimming existing clips
Pre rec (retro) recording for no missed shots
Interval (time lapse) recording
10x fujinon HD lens with manual or auto modes
1920 x 1080 (1080p24/25/30, 1080i)
Has an image stabilizer
Back-up recording mode records continuously to one card as individual clips are created on the other card with the record trigger new! full HD recording (selectable):
Records simultaneously to two cards, or in relay mode for uninterrupted recording new!
High-end encoder and digital signal processor upgraded! - records to dual SDHC (class 6 or 10) and SDXC memory cards upgraded
.AVI format (dv standard definition) format new!
Native .mp4(xdcam-ex) format
Native .MOV format
Has a handheld remote control
Supports HDMI
XLR inputs with phantom power. wired and wireless remote control

JVC GY-HM150 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

JVC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

JVC has very good average ratings across its entire camcorder range compared to other manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder has been on the market since August 2014.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the GY-HM150 of 12.7MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 79% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the GY-HM150 of 0.25" is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 41% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The GY-HM150's weight of 1.4kg is heavier than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 13% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The GY-HM150's optical zoom of only 10x is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 69% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM150 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GY-HM150 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GY-HM150 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The GY-HM150's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is lower than 80% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The JVC GY-HM150 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 92% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GY-HM150 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM150 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The GY-HM150 has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm. The GY-HM150's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 39mm is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 89% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The GY-HM150's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 390mm is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyhm150u

Barcodes:

00046838047404, 05053866121971

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