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JVC GZ-HM650
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JVC GZ-HM650 Camcorder

3.32MP 1/4.1 235g Jan 2012
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25 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

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Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of video cameras of this type and age is 23x. The JVC GZ-HM650 has one of the bigger optical zooms (40 times zoom factor) amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and type, the JVC GZ-HM650 has an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-HM650 is Full HD. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the GZ-HM650 also are Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other video cameras of this spec and age, the JVC GZ-HM650 has an HDMI port.

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1/4.1" Optical Sensor Size

The JVC GZ-HM650 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/4.1". That's 41% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/5.8". The best optical sensor size of all medium sensor size camcorders that came out more than two years ago is 1/3" and the worst is 1/5.8".

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Has a Night Mode

The GZ-HM650 has a night mode. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as the GZ-HM650 do not have a night mode.

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is typical of many comparable spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite High Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of camcorders of this type and age is 1,500mAh, and the battery capacities range from 500mAh to 5,400mAh. The GZ-HM650 has a quite high battery capacity (3,000 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-HM650.

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Quite Long Video Recording Time

The GZ-HM650 has one of the longer video recording times (53 hours) amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age. Medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago have video recording times of between 0.016h and 94h.

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Has a Built-In Display

The GZ-HM650 has a built-in display, as do most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the GZ-HM650.

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1080p Video Mode

This video camera has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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H.264 Video Format

This camcorder has an AVCHD|H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is typical of many camcorders of this spec and age.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The GZ-HM650 has a greater number of white balance modes than most camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-HM650. The white balance mode "Manual" is also found on this camcorder.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on video cameras of this type and age.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the GZ-HM650 is more than most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camcorder has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the GZ-HM650. The cable included "AV" is also found on this video camera.

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Has Three Capture Modes

The GZ-HM650 has a greater number of capture mode than most camcorders of this age and type. The most commonly found capture mode is LP, but this capture mode is not found on this camcorder. The capture modes EP, SP and XP are also found on this video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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JPG Image Format

This camcorder has a JPG image format, which is typical of many camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Small

At only 55 millimeters, the GZ-HM650 is quite small compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years. The average height of camcorders that came out around the same time as the GZ-HM650 is 79mm, and the heights range from 17mm to 240mm.

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Small

Across all the similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the GZ-HM650 the widths range from 17mm to 270mm, and the average width is 67mm. With a width of only 50.5 millimeters, the JVC GZ-HM650 is one of the smaller video cameras that are a comparable age to the GZ-HM650 amongst camcorders of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The JVC GZ-HM650 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the GZ-HM650 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

The GZ-HM650 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the GZ-HM650 are also not 3D compatible.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the GZ-HM650, the JVC GZ-HM650 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most camcorders that are a comparable age to the GZ-HM650 do not have a built-in projector. The GZ-HM650 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Only 2400 X 1344 Still Image Resolution

The JVC GZ-HM650 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2400 x 1344. That's 61% less still image resolution than a 3840 x 2160 video camera, which is the most frequently found still image resolution supported by camcorders of a similar age and spec to the GZ-HM650. This video camera also support a still image resolution of 640 x 480 and 1920 x 1080. Across all video cameras that were released more than two years ago the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Quite Small Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The GZ-HM650 has one of the smaller bitrates at maximum video resolution (only 24 megabits per second) amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras of this age and type the bitrates at maximum video resolution range from 9 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 28 Mbit/s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the JVC GZ-HM650

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when JVC released the GZ-HM650.

Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-HM650 has a fairly standard digital zoom (200 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the GZ-HM650.

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Average Weight

The GZ-HM650 has a relatively typical weight (235 grams) compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the GZ-HM650 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the GZ-HM650.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
CCD
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Interchangeable Lens
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Memory Card Slot
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Display
Screen Size
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
On Screen Display Language
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Capture Mode
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Component Video Out Port
S-Video Out Port
USB 3.0 Port
Networking
Bluetooth
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Typical Power Consumption

Expert Reviews

(3)
3 February 2012

Na pierwszy rzut oka kamera jest bardzo ciekawym produktem. Dysponuje bowiem a? 40-krotnym zoomem optycznym i przynajmniej teoretycznie potrafi rejestrowa? obraz Full HD. Dobrze radzi sobie w...

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26 July 2011

Spätestens seit HD-Camcorder für weit unter 500 Euro zu haben sind, haben Camcorder, die nur mit Standardauflösung aufzeichnen, kaum noch eine Marktchance. Ganz ohne Sparmaßnahmen lässt sich... Read more…

24 December 2014

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gzhm650, gzhm650b, gzhm650bu, gzhm650bus
Barcodes 00046838045424

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