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JVC Everio GZ-MG630US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the color and image quality. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the battery.

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On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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Great Camera For Students

 

I bought this for a project for school, last semester. I was so suprised how simple it was to figure out how to work it. The quality is great and it's very easy to upload the videos. I'm very happy I purchased this camcorder. I'm giving them as a gifts...

Very easy to learn to use. Very quick upload. High quality piece of machinery

Not as tough as some other cameras, it's very easy to break. (Be Careful.)

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Great camcorder!

 

This is a great camcorder! I am able to capture so many hours of great video because of this. The picture and sound are so clear when played back.

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Good Value

 

I really love this camcorder! I purchase my JVC Everio Hard Drive Camcorder from Best Buy several months ago. I love that this camera is easy to use. I also love the color and the quality of the video and picture capture. The only thing I do not like...

Pretty color, easy to use, small, great quality, affordable

weird video format

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JVC Everio never lets down.

 

This camcorder is perfect for family vacations, Family events, Ect.  The JVC give you the choice to film in high quality or low quality.  It is perfect for youtubing and producing short films.  It looks picture perfect when playin on the tv.  I own...

Small and compact,  Easy to use, Quality video, Easy one touch button upload to youtube

Battery life short, Customer service difficult

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Great camcorder, super compact, easy to use

 

I purchased the JVC Everio MG630 a few weeks ago and am pretty satisfied with it thus far.  I shopped around quite a bit and chose this particular product because I like the idea of having a 60 GB hard drive with the option of using memory cards.

Compact, User friendly, Takes good quality video, Lots of memory

Very poor battery life, a huge hassle to use with Macs

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Price and Value Viewed Here

 

The price range for budget camcorders has changed much recently. The MG630, released on March 1st of 2009 as a member of JVC's Everio G Series line, is in that group or reasonably priced electronics.

Price, weight, convenience, short learning curve, handling, quality of videos

Battery life limited if you plan to do duration videos.  Buy a backup for security

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Love It! Small and easy to use.

 

This was bought for me as a gift from my dad, and is the first camcorder I have personal owned. I love the size, it's small enough to fit into your purse or a small carry bag. One of the other things that drew me to this model was it's beautiful blue...

Build-in hard drive, one touch options, easy back-up of video

Doesn't take good pictures, but I didn't buy it to take

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A great camcorder for the money - I love my new Everio!!

 

I've always been a technology nut with anything from computers to iPods to digital cameras but I've never bought a camcorder until recently. I had a trip scheduled to Orlando, Florida for a week and I knew there were things I was going to do there that...

Excellent video quality and sound, easy to use software, very user-friendly camcorder

Battery life for the supplied battery is low, only lasts about 90 minutes

Product Specifications

JVC Everio GZ-MG630US features a 1/6-inch 800,000-pixel CCD image sensor. It also uses a Konica Minolta lens with a 40x dynamic zoom and 800x digital zoom. Dynamic zoom achieves up to 40x magnification by using nearly all of the CCD's effective pixels without any picture quality degradation.

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

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-MG630US
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Lens System

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

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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