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JVC Everio GZ-MG630R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and zoom. The image quality and battery also get good opinions, whereas many are critical about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MG630R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC Everio GZ-MG630R

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG630R from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, battery, zoom

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

This summary is based on the product: JVC GZ-MG630R Hybrid Camcorder With microSD slot & 60GB Hard Disc Drive With Konica Minolta Lens & 35x Optical Zoom - Red

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JVC GZ-MG630R Hybrid Camcorder

 

You will soon find out that the JVC GZ-MG360R is not all about storage. While priced at a very reasonable price for a camcorder of this size and quality, this camcorder performs well for its price. The Konica Minolta lens and its 40x dynamic zoom is an...

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decent camera

 

While not really a con, this has a relatively short battery life, and as it is a hard disk camera, you don't want to run the battery all the way down until it dies. I'd recommend an upgraded battery to keep in your camera bag.

This is a decent little camera for the price. It holds a lot of video, records a decent picture and audio, and is really easy to use

My only real con is the recording format. It records in the relatively obscure .MOD format, which I've had a little trouble with. Many people will tell you that you cna just change the extension to .MPG because "MOD is really MPEG" but that is not...

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Very nice camera

 

Newegg has this model listed with an HDMI connection. It does NOT have an HDMI connector. According to the JVC website, the MG680 and the MG670 are the only models with HDMI.

Very small, great picture. Very easy to use

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Product Specifications

The JVC Everio GZ-MG630R ultra-compact HDD/microSD hybrid camcorder featuring large capacity HDD for up to 75 hours of recording, with Konica Minolta lens, 35x optical zoom, Laser TouchOperation, and convenient "one touch" buttons for easy sharing and carrying.

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VF808U

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.4in
Height:2.7in
Weight:10.8oz
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:Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:GZ-MG630RUS
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-4
Max Focal Length:77mm
Min Focal Length:2.2mm
Optical Zoom:35
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Ruby red

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:800
Media Type:Flash card / Hard disk drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder
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