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Overall Score

JVC GZ-VX815BEU

A 4 year old 12.8 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
12.8MP 1/2.3" Yes 235g Feb 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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JVC GZ-VX815BEU Review

With average features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-VX815BEU number 427 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big total megapixels
Features wi-Fi
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Very low maximum aperture number

JVC GZ-VX815BEU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

On average JVC camcorders have very good ratings compared to other brands as do all video cameras manufactured by JVC. 78% of those that bought a JVC camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Weight

The GZ-VX815BEU's weight of 235g is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GZ-VX815BEU of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.5mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 780mm. The JVC GZ-VX815BEU's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 294mm is fairly short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 25% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 8.2MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 210MP. The GZ-VX815BEU's total megapixels of 12.8MP is in the biggest 19% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The JVC GZ-VX815BEU's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is fairly low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all video cameras is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Features Wi-Fi

The JVC GZ-VX815BEU features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The GZ-VX815BEU has a face detection. 73% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-VX815BEU is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GZ-VX815BEU supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Features Photo Mode

The JVC GZ-VX815BEU features photo mode, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x. The GZ-VX815BEU's optical zoom of only 10x is quite small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GZ-VX815BEU's digital zoom of 200x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The GZ-VX815BEU features smile detection, unlike 90% of camcorders which do not feature smile detection.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The GZ-VX815BEU's minimum aperture number of only 1.2 is very low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-VX815BEU has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

JVC released the GZ-VX815BEU in February 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gzvx815busm, gzvx815beu
Barcodes 00046838067174, 04975769407895

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