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JVC Everio GZ-MG680

JVC Everio GZ-MG680
alaScore 79

11 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and value for money. The memory and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, memory, value for money, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MG680 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC Everio GZ-MG680

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG680 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

portability, usability

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

This summary is based on the product: JVC Everio GZ-MG680 120GB HDD Camcorder (Black)

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JVC Everio GZ-MG680

 

For consumers looking for a standard definition camcorder that offers the most recording time possible without having to bother with changing cassettes, DVDs or flash memory cards, the impressive JVC Everio GZ-MG680 should strongly considered. Beyond...

The JVC Everio GZ-MG860 standard definition camcorder is an economical alternative for consumers who need an excellent video camera but aren't ready to jump to the higher quality and higher price of High Definition units. The huge hard drive is ideal...

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JVC camcorder

 

This is a pretty good camcorder. the only thing i didnt like was the timestamp didnt transfer onto the dvd or computer harddrive when u have taken the clips. It is very user friendly and compact and the battery life is pretty good as well. This is a...

user friendly

no timestamp

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JVC Everio GZ-MG255

 

Convenient Everio GZ - MG255 JVC disk type camera is good. And all the JVC Everio camera, MG255 very small, width and thickness are less than 3 inches (about 7.6 cm), with less than 1 pound weight battery (453 grams). This camera relatively lightweight...

MG255 adopt 200 million pixels can be produced 720x480 sensor, the video and 1600x1200 widescreen

Greatly reduced shutter speed, weak light to shoot out under the environment of the video screen

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JVC Everio GZ-MG680

 

JVC GZ-MG680 is a new standard definition hard drive camcorder announced at CES 2009. With its 120GB hard drive, the MG680 can record almost 29 hours of video (in highest quality setting). A microSDHC slot allows for expanded memory. The MG680 also has...

Dynamic Zoom and excellent

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JVC Everio GZ-MG680

 

The JVC GZ-MG680 is a new standard definition hard drive camcorder announced at CES 2009. With its 120GB hard drive, the MG680 can record almost 29 hours of video (in highest quality setting). A microSDHC slot allows for expanded memory. The MG680 also...

excellent

none

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Record Whit - JVC Everio GZ-MG680

 

The JVC GZ-MG680 is a new standard definition hard drive camcorder announced at CES 2009. With its 120GB hard drive, the MG680 can record almost 29 hours of video (in highest quality setting). A microSDHC slot allows for expanded memory. The MG680 also...

Big Memory

to big display

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My Very First Camcorder! ~JVC Everio G Captures our life!~

 

OUR KIDS AND GRANDPARENTS LOVE IT! I bought this camcorder from HSN and got it about a week ago. It comes with 30 gig hard drive so you do not need a disk. Some say the quality with hard drive video is not so good. I have no problems! Few days ...

You can store 8 hours high quality film inside

I find the instruction somewhat hard to understand

Product Specifications

Ultra-compact HDD/microSD hybrid camera featuring large capacity HDD for up to 75 hours of recording, with Konica Minolta lens, 40x dynamic zoom, laser touch operation, 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-VF808

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-MG680/GZ-MG680BU/GZ-MG680BUS
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Onyx black

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

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

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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