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JVC GZ-HM650

alaTest has collected and analyzed 370 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and usability. The design and value for money are also appreciated. There are mixed comments on the zoom and battery, and the viewfinder and features get less positive reviews.

portability, value for money, usability, design, image quality

features, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-HM650 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-HM650

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of JVC GZ-HM650 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

portability, value for money, usability, image quality, zoom

battery, viewfinder

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

This summary is based on the product: JVC GZ-HM650b 8GB Full HD Memory Camera Blk

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JVC Everio GZ-HM650 Digital Camcorder

 

The JVC Everio GZ-HM650's high 40x optical zoom and powerful image stabilization make it a great choice for distance recordings. Our consumer testers liked the easily accessible ports, ergonomic design, and automatic power on, and it's plenty compact...

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JVC Everio GZ-HM650BEK

 

Is the Everio GZ-HM650BEK another capable budget camcorder from JVC?

Good low light performance ; Reasonable price ; 8GB flash memory built in

Limited manual controls ; Manual lens cover ; Digital image stabiliser

Footage is recorded to the 8GB of onboard flash memory or a removable SD card. The slot supports SDXC, so cards up to 64GB can be used. Considering that the internal memory on its own is enough for less than 45 minutes of footage at the top UXP quality...

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JVC Everio GZ-HM650 First Look

 

The JVC Everio GZ-HM650 is a Full HD 1920 x 1,080 pixel camcorder features 8GB of internal memory, plus a slot for supplementary SD, SDHC or SDXC card. The former allows for six-and-a-half hours of footage in UXP mode, or 9,999 photos. Footage is...

Pros: Good value compared with similarly featured competitors; large 8GB internal memory and optional SD card slot; lightweight and portable; bright lensCons: Low noise of the zoom and operational adjustments picked up when filming; lens cover has to...

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JVC Everio GZ-HM650 review

 

Providing the option of a large internal memory or removable SD card, the HM650 has all bases covered and is very portable

Good value compared with similarly featured competitors; large 8GB internal memory and optional SD card slot; lightweight and portable; bright lens

Low noise of the zoom and operational adjustments picked up when filming; lens cover has to be manually opened; small touch-screen icons

Aimed at a family audience, the JVC features common digital camera gizmos such as subject-recognising intelligent auto mode (with its own button), face recognition and smile-shot modes, while time lapse recording and the ability to add an animation...

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/4.1''

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
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:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD
Type:Camcorder

Recording

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