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JVC GZR415WEK

£229.90
JVC GZ-R415
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A fully featured but 2 year old 40x optical zoom 3680 x 2760 pixels resolution video camera, with a fair price
40x 3680 X 2760 Pixels 10MP 1" Mar 2016
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JVC GZ-R415 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R415 number 55 across all camcorders and number 56 in best selling camcorders.
76
Value for Money
Very Good
96
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
1 Year Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Zoom MIC
Works with imovie and final cut pro X
Pixela everio mediabrowser 4 provided (for windows(r))
3.0" "frameless" touch panel LCD
Easy upload to youtube / facebook (hd compatible)
37mm filter thread
Konica minolta hd lens
Simultaneous full HD video & 2m still shooting
10 megapixel stills
Auto wind cut
K2 technology in REC mode
Face detection
Zoom position memory
Recording with LCD monitor closed
3680 x 2760 pixels resolution
Time-Lapse REC
Intelligent AUTO
Enhanced advanced image stabiliser
Super lolux with back-illuminated CMOS sensor
24Mbps high bit rate recording
AVCHD full HD recording
When used with a portable battery of over 1.0a, 5v and over 5200mah. compatibility is not guaranteed for all portable batteries
Compatible with portable battery* and USB charging
5H is the approximate time of continuous recording
5H long-life internal battery
Longer than average maximum battery life
Bigger than average optical zoom
Mobile user guide optimised for smartphone viewing

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £195.70 on Amazon UK 37 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 54% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

JVC GZ-R415 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

JVC Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

JVC has very good average reviews across its entire camcorder range compared to other manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a JVC camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

The product has excellent features, is under 2 years old and at £229.90 it is cheaper than 50% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £34 (15%)

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

JVC released the GZ-R415 in March 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the GZ-R415 of 10MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 29% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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3680 X 2760 Pixels Resolution

The JVC GZ-R415 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3680 x 2760 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all camcorders is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the JVC GZ-R415 of only 0.172" is smaller than 82% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Average Weight

The weight of the GZ-R415 of 290g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 60% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GZ-R415 of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 88% of all video cameras when sorted 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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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The battery life (max) of camcorders range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The JVC GZ-R415's maximum battery life of 5h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-R415 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The GZ-R415's display diagonal of 9" is larger than 99% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GZ-R415 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GZ-R415's digital zoom of 200x is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 50% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GZ-R415 of 40.5mm is in the longest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The GZ-R415's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,620mm is in the longest 23% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the JVC GZ-R415 of 10MP is in the highest 11% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The JVC GZ-R415 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-R415 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

gzr415gek gzr415wek, jvc gzr415geu, jvc gzr415wek, jvc gzr415dek, jvc gzr415gek, jvc gzr415beu

Barcodes:

04975769439599, 04975769439605, 04975769439612, 04975769439636

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