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JVC GZ-E200
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JVC GZ-E200 Camcorder

1/5.8 190g CMOS 40x Jan 2012
Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
Get creative with this compact Full HD memory camcorder with an SDXC card slot and featuring a Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor for superior low-light performance. 3.0" "Frameless" Touch Panel LCD... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Quality Lens

A few people who reviewed the JVC GZ-E200 concluded that it had a good zoom. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk said four years ago “The JVC Everio GZ-E200 has a 40x optical zoom” in their review. Also four years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “Excellent zoom” in their review however despite that they only gave this camcorder a score of 60 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One JVC GZ-E200 reviewer who reviewed the JVC GZ-E200 thought it was cheap. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “If you're looking for a low-cost HD camcorder with awesome zoom” in their JVC GZ-E200 review however they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Good Battery Life

One JVC GZ-E200 owner who reviewed the JVC GZ-E200 concluded that it had a good battery life. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the JVC GZ-E200 “You could bring battery life up to par with a”.

JVC Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average camcorders produced by JVC are rated 73%, which is in the top 64% of all camcorder brands that we have analysed.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of camcorders of this spec and age is 22x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 60x. With an optical zoom of 40 times zoom factor, the JVC GZ-E200 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The GZ-E200 has an HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type do not have an HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders with an HDMI currently available including the Polaroid iD1880 (£34.99) which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-E200 has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the GZ-E200 which do not have an image stabilizer.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Vivitar DVR508 (£29.99), and the Polaroid iD1880 (£34.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The JVC GZ-E200 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SD compatible memory cards supported by most video cameras of this age and spec. In addition, this JVC camcorder 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 across all video cameras of a similar age and spec to the GZ-E200.

A Not supported compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera.

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

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Lithium Battery Technology

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is the most commonly found battery technology on video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Built-In Display

The JVC GZ-E200 has a built-in display, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the GZ-E200 is 2.3, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 4. At only 1.8, the GZ-E200 has a fairly low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the GZ-E200.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of included cables found on the JVC GZ-E200 is more than most camcorders that came out more than two years ago. This JVC camcorder has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the GZ-E200. The cables included "AV" is also found on this JVC video camera.

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Very Low Power Consumption (typical)

The GZ-E200 has a fairly low power consumption (typical) (only 2.2 Watts) compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-E200. The power consumption (typical)s of camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the GZ-E200 range from 1.5W to 19W.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on camcorders of this age and spec.

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Has Two White Balances

The GZ-E200 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the GZ-E200. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this JVC video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

This camcorder supports a still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Camcorder expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk scored this JVC video camera 60 out of 100. The camcorder expert review sites don't rate this camcorder very highly.

Poor Product Quality

Two JVC GZ-E200 reviewers who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it was not good quality. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Disappointing image quality, short battery life” in their review of the JVC GZ-E200. Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Disappointing video and still-shot quality” in their review of the JVC GZ-E200.

Not Full HD

The GZ-E200 is not Full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might also be worth considering include the Polaroid iD1880 (£34.99).

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders of this spec and age, the GZ-E200 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not Waterproof

The GZ-E200 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders that were launched more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to the GZ-E200, the GZ-E200 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The GZ-E200 does not have a night mode. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GZ-E200 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GZ-E200 also do not have a built-in projector.

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6 Other reasons to consider the JVC GZ-E200

Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the GZ-E200 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GZ-E200 has a relatively average digital zoom (200 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the GZ-E200.

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Average Weight

At 190 grams, the JVC GZ-E200 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-E200.

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Average Video Recording Time

The GZ-E200 has a fairly average video recording time (46.16 hours) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to the GZ-E200.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
On Screen Display (OSD)
Supported Aspect Ratios
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Bundled Software
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Power Consumption (typical)
Audio Output
Auto Focus
Manual Focus
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Backlight
Linux Operating Systems Supported

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 June 2012

If you're looking for a low-cost HD camcorder with awesome zoom, it's hard to beat JVC's Everio GZ-E200. But disappointing image quality, short battery life, and cumbersome navigation all limit...

Very low price
Excellent zoom
Disappointing video and still-shot quality
Very short battery life
No internal memory
Clunky menu navigation
Price when rated

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gze200, jvc 15, 15mega, gze200a, 15megap, gze200r, gze200b, jvc 15m, jvc 1080, gze200ru, gze200be, jvc 15me, gze200au, 15megapi, jvc 15meg, gze200aus, 15megapix, jvc 1080p, gze200rus, gze200beu, jvc gze200, jvc 15mega, 15megapixe, jvc 15megap
Barcodes 00046838064111, 00046838064128, 00046838064135, 03610170779599, 04894128077558, 04975769399169

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