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JVC GY-HM600

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JVC GY-HM600

$2,743.99
JVC GY-HM600
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 23x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
23x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.2MP 1" Dec 2015
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JVC GY-HM600 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM600 number 172 across all camcorders.
62
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
1/3-inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
F11 sensitivity
23x fujinon auto focus zoom lens with manual functions
F1.6-3.0, 23x, f=4.1-94.3mm (35mm conversion:29 to 667mm)
Optical image stabilizer
3 position ND filter (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
0.45-inch 1.22m pixel color viewfinder
3.5-inch 920k pixel LCD display with focus assist
SDXC/SDHC memory card recording (2 slots for dual-backup, continuous recording)
Large file size support with SDXC card
50Mbps h.264 extreme high quality mode (xhq)
Very small total megapixels
Heavier than average

JVC GY-HM600 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,743.99 it is more expensive than 81% of video cameras.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the JVC GY-HM600 of only 2.2MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 89% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the GY-HM600 of 2.4kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GY-HM600 of 23x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 35% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The GY-HM600's optical sensor size of 0.333" is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 43% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM600 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GY-HM600 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The GY-HM600's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than 88% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM600 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Microphone in

The GY-HM600 has a microphone in. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

gyhm600u

Barcodes:

00046838049040

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