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JVC GZ-R415

£258.43
A low cost 10MP 1 camcorder with good features but high running costs
10MP 1" Yes 290g Mar 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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JVC GZ-R415 Review

Representing very good value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R415 number 6 in best selling camcorders and number 29 across all camcorders.
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17 Months Old
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 68?

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At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available.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 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Does not have a built-in flash
Quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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JVC GZ-R415 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

JVC Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

JVC has very good average ratings 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

Very Good Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features but at £258.43 it is cheaper than 51% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £55 (21%)

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Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GZ-R415 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. The GZ-R415's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,620mm is fairly long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 21% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other video cameras, the GZ-R415 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-R415 has an image stabilizer. 66% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-R415 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Average Weight

The GZ-R415's weight of 290g is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 64% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The JVC GZ-R415's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 40.5mm is in the longest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the JVC GZ-R415 of 40x is in the biggest 15% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GZ-R415's digital zoom of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 52% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3680 X 2760 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of camcorders is 0.083h, the longest is 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The battery life (max) of the GZ-R415 of 5h is in the longest 12% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The GZ-R415's total megapixels of 10MP is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 72% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the JVC GZ-R415 of 10MP is in the highest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the GZ-R415 of 9" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This JVC video camera has been on the market since March 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gzr415deu, jvc gzr415dek, jvc gzr415wek, jvc gzr415beu, jvc gzr415gek, jvc n164587w

Barcodes:

04975769439599, 04975769439605, 04975769439612, 04975769439636

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