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alaTest has collected and analyzed 266 reviews of JVC GZ-E205. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the image quality and battery are overall positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the memory.

usability, price, portability, battery, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-E205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of JVC GZ-E205 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the zoom and battery. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the memory.

usability, price, portability, battery, zoom


88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-E205 Full HD Digital Camcorder - Black (1.5MP, 40x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD ScreenJVC Everio GZ-E205 Camcorder - Silver + Case and 16GB Memory Card

May, 2015

Expert review by: James Morris (

JVC HD Everio GZ-E205


JVC's HD Everio GZ-E205 packs decent image quality into a budget body.

Decent image quality ; Keen price ; 40x optical zoom

Limited manual features ; Most settings only available in full menu

The small sensor does have one benefit, though. For optical reasons too complicated to explain here, a smaller sensor makes a larger optical zoom possile in a smaller space. In the E205's case, despite the camcorder being one of the smallest...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: keith (

excellent camcorder


I was amazed with the development of this camcorder, very easy to use , battery life excelent compact ,and light, 1 hand operation, and great value. super piece of engineering

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/5.8''


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

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD


Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3