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JVC GZ-MS230

JVC GZ-MS230
alaScore 79

897 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 897 reviews of JVC GZ-MS230. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability also get good opinions, whereas comments about the durability and reliability are mixed.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-MS230 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-MS230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of JVC GZ-MS230 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-MS230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 user reviews of JVC GZ-MS230 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the zoom and image quality. The portability and price also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the battery and durability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, zoom

durability, battery

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-MS230 Camcorder (Red)JVC GZ-MS230 Camcorder (Red)JVC GZ-MS230 Camcorder (Blue)

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: CAT (newegg.com)

We like it

 

Nice camcorder for the price. It's nice to finally get away from tapes and video capture cards.

Enough on-board storage for what we what to do with it. Small, easy to navigate and carry. Very easy to transfer to DVD

If there's a fade control on it, we have yet to find it

Aug, 2010
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Consumer review by: trust007 (overstock.com)

JVC GZMS230RUS Red 8GB Video Camera

 
Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: frugal buyer (pcrush.com)

Meets most needs for casual user

 

Meets all of my needs and then some. Do comparison shopping before purchasing to get the best price.

Compact and easy to carry, Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Meets most needs for casual user

 

Compact and easy to carry, Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: bernstein (viewpoints.com)

Light, compact camcorder ”

 

All in all, I'm pleased with this little JVC camcorder.  Then again, it was given to me as a gift, so what's not to like about that?  It's small, lightweight, and compact -- enough so that it easily fits in the same carrying bag as my digital camera,...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: donz1984 (viewpoints.com)

jvc everio gz-ms230 cam is da bomb user friendly ”

 

if u have the money to spend then this is for you. you get what you pay for. nice compact model and its durable plus it is light weight for its size. high mega pixel with excellent picture and sound anyone can use this product with ease even if yu are...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: babyk08 (viewpoints.com)

great JVC-Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder ”

 

I bought this camcorder this summer because I had a couple of vacations and I thought it would be fun to be able to document them. I'm 21 and I've never had my own camcorder before. I originally wanted to get the waterproof Kodak, but I decided...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Tweetylovable (viewpoints.com)

The JVC- Everio GZ-MS230 Camcorder is a great buy. ”

 

I think the camcorder is a very good producut. I would reccommend this product to anyone who is searching for an amazing camcorder. It is a small handy camcorder that doesnt take up a lot of space. I like the quality of the camera and also the texture...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: robert38 (viewpoints.com)

the jvc-everic gz-ms230 camcorder is light ”

 
Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: masterady1986 (viewpoints.com)

good product ”

 

yes this is a good product can i'am have in the home

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

The Everio GZ-MS230BUS is an elegant and compact memory Everio with dual memory of internal Flash Memory/SD card featuring advanced image stabilizer, "Super LoLux" for for brighter shooting in low light, 45x dynamic zoom and unique shooting functions.

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VG107U

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.5in
Height:2.4in
Weight:7.1oz
Width:2in

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:Snow / Twilight mode / Sports mode / Night mode / Portrait mode / Spotlight/Spotlight / Portrait mode / Night mode / Sports mode / Twilight mode / Snow

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:8GB

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:GZ-MS230AUS/GZ-MS230BUS/GZ-MS230RUS
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-4.3
Max Focal Length:85.8mm
Min Focal Length:2.2mm
Optical Zoom:39
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Blue/Red

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.55Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:410Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6 / 1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:800
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia / Classic Film / Strobe/Strobe / Classic Film / Sepia / Black & White
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder
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