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JVC GZ-E105

JVC GZ-E105 Camcorder

2.5MP 1/5.8 185g CMOS Feb 2013
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14 Reasons For

JVC Has Good Video Camera Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all JVC video cameras and also specifically for JVC small total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases JVC had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 8GB to 130GB. When compared to other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago, the GZ-E105's maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest.

There are a number of other 128GB maximum memory card size video cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including the XF105 (£2,100.00), or the XF305 (£3,594.00) both from Canon or the Zoom Q4 (£31.00) which has better reviews.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the camcorders of a comparable age and type to the GZ-E105 the battery life (max)s range from 1h to 150h, and the average battery life (max) is 16h. When compared to other small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the GZ-E105 that we have checked the battery life (max) of, the GZ-E105's battery life (max) of 92.6667 hours is one of the longest.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the GZ-E105 have optical zooms of between 10x and 78x. At 40 times zoom factor, the JVC GZ-E105 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the GZ-E105.

If this small total megapixels video camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic HC-V550 (£299.99) (50x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the GZ-E105, the GZ-E105 has an HDMI.

Alternative camcorders with an HDMI currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF M40, the Legria HF R56, or the Vixia HF R40 all from Canon.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-E105 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Canon Vixia HF M40 which has better reviews.

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Very Light

Across all the video cameras of this age and spec the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg. The GZ-E105 is one of the lighter small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 185 grams) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The GZ-E105 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SD compatible memory cards supported by most small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This JVC video camera also supports an SDHC compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the GZ-E105.

The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera is MicroSD (Transflash).

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the small total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as the GZ-E105 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 11. With a maximum aperture number of 6.3, the GZ-E105 has one of the higher maximum aperture numbers amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the GZ-E105, the JVC GZ-E105 has a built-in display.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders with a built-in display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon Legria HF R56, or the Sony HVR-Z7.

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Not Available Viewfinder Type

This video camera has a Not available viewfinder type, which is the most frequently found viewfinder type on video cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The GZ-E105 has a greater number of included cables than most camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it. This video camera has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the GZ-E105. The cables included "AV" is also found on this JVC video camera.

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Has Two White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the JVC GZ-E105 is more than most camcorders of a similar spec and age to it. This camcorder has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the GZ-E105. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this video camera.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

The GZ-E105 is not Full HD. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might also be worth considering include the Canon Legria HF M52, the Panasonic HDC-TM900, or the Sony HDR-PJ620 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The JVC GZ-E105 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as the GZ-E105 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We think you might also be interested in alternative camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens including the Sony HVR-Z7 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders of this type and age the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3". At only 2.7 inches, the GZ-E105 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the GZ-E105.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Legria HF R406 (3" and higher rated), or the Legria HF R56 (3" and higher rated) both from Canon.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The GZ-E105 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GZ-E105 also do not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which also have a night mode which you might want to look at including the Canon Legria HF M52 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The GZ-E105 is not 3D. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the GZ-E105 are also not 3D.

If you want a camcorder that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Canon XF105 (£2,100.00).

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Not Waterproof

The JVC GZ-E105 is not waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GZ-E105 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-E105 also do not have a built-in projector.

It is worth considering alternative video cameras which also have a built-in projector including the Sony HDR-PJ620 which is also higher rated.

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Only Digital Image Stabilizer Type

The JVC GZ-E105 has a Digital image stabilizer type which is better than most video cameras of this spec and age. Most video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Optical image stabilizer type. Some compact cameras have digital Image stabilisation only, which simply boosts camera sensitivity (ISO) to obtain a faster shutter speeds to help prevent blur. No hardware is involved.

A Digital image stabilizer type is actually the worst image stabiliser type amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

The best image stabiliser type amongst similar types of video camera is Optical.

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4 Other reasons to consider the JVC GZ-E105

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this JVC video camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 200 times zoom factor, the GZ-E105 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 200x (digital) video cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40.

If you would prefer a video camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the HDR-PJ410 (£258.00) (350x and higher rated), or the HDR-PJ620 (350x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabilizer Type
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
External Flash Connector
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Capture Modes
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
PictBridge
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Bundled Software
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gze105, gze105b, gze105be, gze105beu, jvc gze105, jvc gze105r, jvc gze105re, jvc gze105rek
Barcodes 04975769397653

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