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JVC GZ-HD500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of JVC GZ-HD500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the size and battery. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability and image quality.

price, usability, portability, battery, size

image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-HD500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GZ-HD500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of JVC GZ-HD500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the usability and battery are generally positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the image quality.

price, portability, battery, usability

image quality

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-HD500SEK Everio HDD 80GB Camcorder with 20 x Optical ZoomJVC GZ-HD500 Camcorder [Camera]

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-HD500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of JVC GZ-HD500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and image quality. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the reliability and battery.

price, usability, portability, image quality, size

battery, reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GZ-HD500 80 GB High Definition HDD Camcorder

Jul, 2015
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Product Specifications

The Everio GZ-HD500 is an elegant Full HD HDD/microSD Everio with 80GB HDD for up to 33 hours of AVCHD recording featuring Advanced Image Stabilizer and unique shooting.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VG114

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:microSD Card / microSDHC Card

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.5in
Height:2.5in
Weight:9.3oz
Width:2.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Spotlight / Night mode

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:GZ-HD500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.5
Max Focal Length:60mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.37Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5.8 / 1/5.8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.4 mm ( 1/5.8 ) / 4.4 mm ( 1/5.8" )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:AVCHD
Digital Zoom:200
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:Hard disk drive / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder
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