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JVC GZ-RX515

78

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JVC GZ-RX515

£399.85
£349.99 £50 cheaper than 2 days ago
JVC GZ-RX515
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A positively reviewed and fully featured 40x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only moderate value for money
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.5MP 1" Dec 2015
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JVC GZ-RX515 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the JVC GZ-RX515 number 96 in best selling camcorders and number 99 across all camcorders.
81
Reviews
1 Review
67
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
Supports HDMI

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £399.85 to £349.99 in the last 2 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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JVC GZ-RX515 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This video camera received a score of 80% from camcorder expert review website Trusted Reviews.

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JVC Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

On average JVC camcorders have very good reviews compared to other brands. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £349.99 it is in the most expensive 36% of video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

JVC released the GZ-RX515 in December 2015.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The GZ-RX515's total megapixels of only 2.5MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 17% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GZ-RX515 of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 88% of all camcorders when ranked 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the GZ-RX515 of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 24% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the GZ-RX515 of 292g is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 39% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-RX515 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The JVC GZ-RX515's maximum battery life of 5h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 86% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum battery life of all camcorders is 4.4h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h.

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Average Display Diagonal

The GZ-RX515's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 49% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GZ-RX515 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-RX515's digital zoom of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 47% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The JVC GZ-RX515 features wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the camcorders the internal storage capacities range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. The internal storage capacity of the JVC GZ-RX515 of only 8GB is smaller than 68% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Freeze-Resistant

The GZ-RX515 is freeze-resistant, unlike 96% of camcorders which are not freeze-resistant.

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Has a Self-Timer

The JVC GZ-RX515 has a self-timer. 92% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Face Detection

The GZ-RX515 has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gzrx515bek

Barcodes:

04975769430725

JVC GZ-RX515

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