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JVC GZ-RX510

JVC GZ-RX510 Camcorder

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2.5MP 1/5.8 292g Apr 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
"Quad Proof" Camcorder with 5H long-life internal battery. Features a 2.5M Back-illuminated CMOS Sensor, Optical 40x Zoom, Advanced Image Stabiliser, AVCHD Progressive Recording and Wi-Fi Wireless... More
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13 Reasons For

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

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

Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-RX510 is Full HD, unlike most of the other camcorders of this age and spec which are not Full HD.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative Full HD video cameras currently available including the JVC GZ-R315, the Canon XA30 (£93.36), or the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99) which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as the GZ-RX510, the JVC GZ-RX510 has an image stabilizer.

Other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic HC-V180, the Canon Legria HF R68, or the JVC GZ-RX515.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the GZ-RX510, the GZ-RX510 has an HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras with an HDMI to this camcorder and we think the Canon Legria HF R68, the Panasonic HC-V180, and the JVC GZ-R315 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the GZ-RX510 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that came out more than a year ago. Video cameras that were released one year ago have battery life (max)s of between 1.2h and 5h, and the average battery life (max) is 3.3h.

Other 5h battery life camcorders currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the GZ-R315, the GZ-R310 (£267.99), or the GZ-RX515 all from JVC.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The GZ-RX510 supports a better memory card type than most small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it. This video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support an SD compatible memory cards. In addition, this 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 camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type across all similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as the GZ-RX510.

An SD compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder.

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

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Has a Built-In Display

The JVC GZ-RX510 has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the GZ-RX510 also have a built-in display.

There are a number of other camcorders with a built-in display currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Legria HF R60, or the Legria HF R68 both from Canon or the Panasonic HC-V180.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This video camera has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on video cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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3680 X 2760 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The GZ-RX510 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 3680 x 2760 pixels. That's over four times the maximum image resolution of the most common maximum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 3680 x 2760 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the best maximum image resolution across all video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the GZ-RX510.

Across similar types of video camera the worst maximum image resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has Two White Balances

The GZ-RX510 has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This JVC video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as the GZ-RX510. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The highest still image resolution supported by the GZ-RX510 is 1920 x 1080. That's over six times the still image resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480 (which is also supported by this video camera). In addition, this camcorder support a still image resolution(s) of 3680 x 2760 and 1440 x 1080. Across all camcorders that were launched more than a year ago the best still image resolution is 3408 x 2272 and the worst is 640 x 480.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the GZ-RX510, the JVC GZ-RX510 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the GZ-RX510 the digital zooms range from 4x to 3,000x. At only 100 times zoom factor, the JVC GZ-RX510 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that were released one year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 100x (digital) video cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the JVC GZ-R310 (£267.99).

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon Legria HF G25 (£598.00) (200x), the JVC GZ-RX515 (200x), or the Sony HDR-CX450 (£219.99) (350x) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The GZ-RX510 is not 3D. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The GZ-RX510 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the GZ-RX510 also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other camcorders of this spec and age, the GZ-RX510 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GZ-RX510 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the GZ-RX510 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Only AVC Video Formats Supported

This video camera has an AVCHD|H.264|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many camcorders that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Small Flash Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the JVC GZ-RX510 has a fairly small flash memory compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the GZ-RX510. Across all the camcorders of this age and spec the flash memorys range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average flash memory is 16GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the JVC GZ-RX510

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of this type and age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This video camera was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the GZ-RX510 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this video camera to all the other 3" screen size video cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Legria HF R606 (£139.00), and the Legria HF R68 both from Canon or the Panasonic HC-W570 (£291.23) is also worth considering.

Camcorders with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the XA30 (£93.36) (3.5"), or the Legria HF G25 (£598.00) (3.5") both from Canon or the JVC GY-HM600 (£417.60) (3.5") which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 40 times zoom factor, the GZ-RX510 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the GZ-RX510.

Alternative 40x (optical) video cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the GZ-R315, or the GZ-R310 (£267.99) both from JVC which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the HC-V270 (£278.09) (50x), the HC-W580 (£249.99) (50x), or the HC-V380 (£249.00) (50x) all from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 292 grams, the JVC GZ-RX510 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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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 comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Flash Memory
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
Self-Timer Delay
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Design
Colour of Product
Shock Proof Up to
Waterproof Up to
Protection Features
International Protection (IP) Code
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Wind Filter
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
S-Video Out
PictBridge
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

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