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JVC GYHM70E

72

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JVC GYHM70E

£920.79
JVC GY-HM70
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A fully featured but 4 year old 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, representing only moderate value for money
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12MP 1" Sep 2013
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JVC GY-HM70 Professional Camcorder - Black (12MP, 10x Optical Zoom) 3inch LCD
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JVC GY-HM70 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM70 number 11 in shoulder camcorders, number 65 in best selling camcorders and number 183 across all camcorders.
60
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Lower than average minimum aperture number

Should You Buy it Now?

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JVC GY-HM70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

JVC Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

JVC is one of the superior camcorder brands according to average reviews from users and experts. 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 good features but is over 6 months old and at £920.79 it is more expensive than 74% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £325 (35%)

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camcorder has been on the market since September 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The GY-HM70's total megapixels of 12MP is bigger than 77% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the JVC GY-HM70 of 0.435" is in the largest 27% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GY-HM70 of only 10x is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 32% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Heavier Than Average

The GY-HM70's weight of 3kg is in the heaviest 2% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GY-HM70 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GY-HM70's digital zoom of 200x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 59% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The GY-HM70 does not support HDMI, unlike most other video cameras. 70% of camcorders support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal

The GY-HM70's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 27% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the GY-HM70 of only 1.2 is very low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The JVC GY-HM70 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

The GY-HM70 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Microphone in

The GY-HM70 has a microphone in, unlike 75% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the GY-HM70 of only 2.8 is in the lowest 15% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all video cameras is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The JVC GY-HM70 has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyhm70e, gyhm70u

Barcodes:

04975769414626

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