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JVC GY-HM70

A 4 year old 12MP 1 video camera with fine features but high running costs
12MP 1/2.3" Yes 3kg Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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JVC GY-HM70 Review

With average features, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM70 number 530 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a handheld remote control
Full HD
Does not support HDMI
Only 1" optical sensor size

JVC GY-HM70 Video Reviews


JVC GY-HM70 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Does Not Support HDMI

The GY-HM70 does not support HDMI, unlike most other camcorders. 67% of video cameras support HDMI.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The GY-HM70's optical zoom of only 10x is in the smallest 13% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the GY-HM70 of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Heavy

The weight of the GY-HM70 of 3kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 2% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The JVC GY-HM70 has a handheld remote control, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Average Display Diagonal

The JVC GY-HM70's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM70 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Microphone in

The JVC GY-HM70 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the JVC GY-HM70 of only 1.2 is very low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 2% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The GY-HM70's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is fairly low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 15% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The GY-HM70's total megapixels of 12MP is in the biggest 24% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GY-HM70 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gyhm70, gyhm70u
Barcodes 04975769414626

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