|12x||3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels||12.4MP||1"||Jun 2015|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Total Megapixels||Optical Sensor Size||Release Date|
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JVC GY-HM170 Review
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Why Has it Scored 73?
It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
It has some great features:
Should You Buy it Now?
JVC GY-HM170 In-Depth Analysis
Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced
One JVC GY-HM170 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. This month Christopher Scotson-Smith wrote in his review of this camcorder on Amazon “This class of professional camera has never been so small, or so cheap” and scored it very highly.
JVC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders
Camcorders produced by JVC have very good reviews on average compared to other brands. 78% of those that bought a JVC camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Disappointing Value for Money
The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £1,667.87 it is more expensive than 80% of video cameras.
Price Has Gone Up by £117 (7%)
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Released Over Two Years Ago
JVC released the GY-HM170 in June 2015.
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The GY-HM170's total megapixels of 12.4MP is bigger than 78% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The GY-HM170's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than 82% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Heavier Than Average
The GY-HM170's weight of 1.1kg is in the heaviest 16% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution
The highest maximum video resolution of the JVC GY-HM170 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this camcorder has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all camcorders the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).
Average Optical Zoom
The GY-HM170's optical zoom of 12x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 42% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The GY-HM170 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
The JVC GY-HM170's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than 94% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".
The GY-HM170 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.
Very Small Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the JVC GY-HM170 of only 12x is smaller than 77% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x.
Lower Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The GY-HM170's minimum aperture number of only 1.2 is lower than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Across all the camcorders 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 JVC GY-HM170's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 354mm is in the shortest 18% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.
The JVC GY-HM170 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The GY-HM170 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.
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