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JVC GY-HM600 Camcorder

£417.60
2.2MP 1/3 2.4kg Nov 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Just released six months ago
Good brand
Has an image stabilizer
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Price Has Gone Up by 13% (13%)

There was a cheaper price of £2,098.80 at Digibroadcast 24 hours ago.

Not Cheap

The price range of new small total megapixels video cameras is from £117 to £2,995. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other new small total megapixels video cameras.


Other

Just Released Six Months Ago

This JVC video camera has only been on the market for six months. Newer video cameras like this one are likely to have more advanced features.


Reviews

Good Brand

JVC is one of the better rated video camera manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all camcorders.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the JVC GY-HM600 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released in the last year.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM600 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras that were launched in the last year also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider including the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 (£406.86) which is cheaper.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 23 times zoom factor, the JVC GY-HM600 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other recently released similar spec video cameras.

If this video camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 (£406.86) (32x) which is also cheaper.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM600 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder also are Full HD.

We compared this video camera to all the other Full HD video cameras and we think cheaper camcorders such as the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 (£406.86) is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The GY-HM600 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than the 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions supported by most small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

Across comparable types of camcorder the worst supported video resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The GY-HM600 supports HDMI, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders which support HDMI and we think the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 (£406.86) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Microphone in

The JVC GY-HM600 has a microphone in, as do most of the other latest camcorders.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The GY-HM600 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Viewfinder

Quite Low Viewfinder

With a viewfinder of only 1,220,000 pixel, the GY-HM600 has a quite low viewfinder compared to most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder. The viewfinders of newly released camcorders range from 150,000 pixels to 2,400,000 pixels, and the average viewfinder is 1,400,000 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The average weight of small total megapixels video cameras that were released in the last 12 months is 750g, and the weights range from 90g to 4kg. The GY-HM600 is quite heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec camcorders.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as it.

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2.2 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 2.2 megapixels sensor camcorder.

If you are looking for a camcorder with a bigger total megapixels then you might want to look at the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 (£406.86) (3.28MP and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gyhm600
Barcodes 00046838049040, 04975769396304

JVC GY-HM600 Review Sources

To prepare this JVC GY-HM600 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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