JVC GZ-RX515 Review
|20 Months Old|
Why Has it Scored 48?
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It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical sensor size
JVC GZ-RX515 In-Depth Analysis
JVC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders
JVC camcorders have very good ratings on average and JVC is one of the superior manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Very Small Total Megapixels
The JVC GZ-RX515's total megapixels of only 2.5MP is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.
The JVC GZ-RX515's weight of 292g is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 25x. The optical zoom of the GZ-RX515 of 40x is in the biggest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.
Very Small Optical Sensor Size
The JVC GZ-RX515's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is in the smallest 22% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of video cameras range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".
Has an Image Stabilizer
The GZ-RX515 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Fairly Long Battery Life (max)
Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The battery life (max) of the GZ-RX515 of 5h is in the longest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Average Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the GZ-RX515 of 200x is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 50% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution
The highest still image resolution supported by the GZ-RX515 is 1920 x 1080. That's 73% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 3200 x 2400. This video camera also supports a still image resolution of 1440 x 1080 and 640 x 480.
The JVC GZ-RX515 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the GZ-RX515 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 47% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has a Face Detection
The GZ-RX515 has a face detection, unlike 72% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.
Has a Self-Timer
The GZ-RX515 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a self-timer.
The GZ-RX515 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.
The JVC GZ-RX515 is freeze-resistant, unlike 95% of camcorders which are not freeze-resistant.
Released 20 Months Ago
This video camera has been on the market since December 2015.