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JVC GYHM70E

£954.95
A 4 year old 12 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
12MP 1/2.3" Yes 3kg Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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JVC GY-HM70 Review

With average features, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM70 number 16 in best selling camcorders and number 132 across all camcorders.
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3 Years Old
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big total megapixels
Has a microphone in
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very low maximum aperture number

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JVC GY-HM70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

JVC Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Camcorders manufactured by JVC have very good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all camcorders (not just camcorders) and found that JVC also has very good ratings across its entire range. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £954.95 it is more expensive than 79% of video cameras.

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Features

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The JVC GY-HM70 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The GY-HM70's total megapixels of 12MP is in the biggest 24% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The GY-HM70's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is fairly low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 15% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the JVC GY-HM70 of only 1.2 is very low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 2% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GY-HM70 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM70 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The GY-HM70 does not support HDMI, unlike most other camcorders. 67% of video cameras support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal

The JVC GY-HM70's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The JVC GY-HM70 has a handheld remote control, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Heavy

The weight of the GY-HM70 of 3kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 2% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the GY-HM70 of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The GY-HM70's optical zoom of only 10x is in the smallest 13% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

JVC released the GY-HM70 in September 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gyhm70, gyhm70u
Barcodes 04975769414626

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