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JVC GYHM200E Camcorder

£1,775.23
12.4MP 1/2 1.6kg Jun 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
JVC has good reviews for its video cameras
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
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Pricey

We think this JVC video camera looks expensive compared to other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than a year ago. The price range of big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than a year ago is from £37 to £2,899.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was June 2015 when JVC released the GY-HM200.


Reviews

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Camcorders manufactured by JVC are some of the better camcorders according to average reviews from experts and users.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders of this age and type range from 2.9" to 3.5". At 3.5 inches, the GY-HM200 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3.5" screen size video cameras currently available including cheaper camcorders such as the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699).

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM200 is Full HD, as are most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

We compared all the other Full HD camcorders to this camcorder and we think a cheaper camcorder such as the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699) or you might consider a better rated camcorder such as the Canon XC10 (£1,500) are also worth considering.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The JVC GY-HM200 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution found on most video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best maximum video resolution across all camcorders that have been around for more than a year.

The worst maximum video resolution amongst comparable types of video camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other camcorders with an image stabilizer to this camcorder and we think a cheaper camcorder such as the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699) or you might consider a higher rated camcorder such as the Canon XC10 (£1,500) are also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor, the GY-HM200 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 12x (optical) video cameras currently available including cheaper video cameras such as the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699).

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Average Digital Zoom

The GY-HM200 has a relatively average digital zoom (12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The GY-HM200 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also support HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras which support HDMI to this video camera and we think a cheaper video camera such as the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699) or you might consider a higher rated video camera such as the Canon XC10 (£1,500) are also worth considering.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The GY-HM200 is a two USB 2.0 port video camera. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this video camera only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Has an XLR in

The GY-HM200 has an XLR in. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have an XLR in.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GY-HM200 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than a year ago also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The JVC GY-HM200 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this video camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

The GY-HM200 has more memory slots than most of the camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera. This video camera is a two memory slots video camera compared to most of the similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera which only have one memory slots.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The JVC GY-HM200 has a batteries included. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The GY-HM200 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have an AC adapter included.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The JVC GY-HM200 features USB connectivity. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder also feature USB connectivity.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The GY-HM200 is one of the heavier video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera (1.6 kilograms) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age. Big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera have weights of between 50g and 2.3kg, and the average weight is 450g.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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12.4 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 12.4 megapixels sensor video camera.

If you would prefer a bigger total megapixels then you might want to consider the Sony HXR-NX100 (£1,699) (14.2MP and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers offers gyhm200e, jvc gyhm200e
Barcodes 00616348080804, 04975769422706

JVC GY-HM200 Review Sources

To prepare this JVC GY-HM200 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,208 product attributes, 23,752 camcorder reviews and 1,754,400 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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