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JVC Everio GZ-MG36

JVC Everio GZ-MG36
alaScore 78

35 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and size. The portability and battery are also mentioned favorably.

value for money, battery, portability, size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MG36 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 35 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC Everio GZ-MG36

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 25 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG36 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, battery, portability, size, usability

48% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC GZ-MG36EK Everio Digital Media Camcorder

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JVC Everio GZ-MG360 Review and Prices

 

The JVC Everio GZ-MG360 is a midrange model in the company's 2008 range of HDD DV camcorders. While the unit boasts the same compact design and optical setup as the lower end camcorders, it packs a larger hard disk drive for storing even more video and...

Huge storage capacity, small and light, innovative laser touch operation

Average video performance in good lighting, poor low light performance

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JVC Everio GZ-MG360

 

If you are looking for a camcorder, but don't want the hassle of tapes, take a look at the JVC Everio GZ MG360

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JVC GZ-MG36 review

 

Can JVC's HDD offering can match the high Everio standards?

p>Fantastic pictures in good, natural light Impressive manual options </p

p>Poor low-light performance</p

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Stuff magazine

 

The Everio's palmcorder design slips neatly to hand, has a 2.7-inch widescreen and a digitally stabilised 32x optical zoom

This Everio is a safe choice for those who want to trade up from MiniDV with the minimum of hassle

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SimplyDV Review: JVC Everio GZ-MG36 HDD camcorder

 

Great handling, LCD screen mounted joystick control is a plus, widescreen recording is a good feature (although not "real" 16:9) and good connectivity via USB 2.0 with PCs and Macs via supplied software application bundle. 32x zoom also a nice touch.

Images from single 1/6th inch CCD aren't that good in lower light or with fast moving objects in frame. Can't see why 800x digital zoom is included as a feature, though.

Compared to several recent single CCD MiniDV camcorders, the GZ--MG36 produces very reasonable images and sound for the spec and price. However, its single CCD could let it down in some situations. Great for casual-use home video newbies, all the same.

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poor image

 

I bought this JVC GZ-MG36EK Everio Digital Media Camcorder last June mainly because of the 30 GB hard drive and the remote control...

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better than dvd's

 

hard drive is the way forward - the JVC GZ-MG36EK Everio Digital Media Camcorder is a good camcorder plenty to do nice zoom, batte...

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damn mod files

 

The JVC GZ-MG36EK Everio Digital Media Camcorder is good but shame about the filename they used .MOD which is not even usable for ...

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input:No / Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:HDD
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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