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A pretty new 2.2MP 1 video camera, but with not very good features and high running costs
2.2MP 1" Yes 2.4kg Nov 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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JVC GY-HM600 Review

Released just 8 months ago, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM600 number 306 across all camcorders.
Missing Some Features
8 Months Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 41?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by JVC, this video camera features some of the latest video camera technology. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It is missing some features:
Very small total megapixels
Only 1" optical sensor size

JVC GY-HM600 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

On average JVC video cameras have very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Supports HDMI


The GY-HM600 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM600 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The GY-HM600's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 19% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the GY-HM600 of 2.4kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The JVC GY-HM600's total megapixels of only 2.2MP is in the smallest 11% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Has a Microphone in

The GY-HM600 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GY-HM600 of 23x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GY-HM600 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

This JVC camcorder has only been on the market for eight months.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyhm600


00046838049040, 04975769396304


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