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JVC GY-HM70

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JVC GY-HM70

JVC GY-HM70
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A good spec but 4 year old 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12MP 1" Sep 2013
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JVC GY-HM70 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the JVC GY-HM70 number 436 across all camcorders.
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70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Very small optical zoom
Heavier than average

JVC GY-HM70 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The GY-HM70's total megapixels of 12MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 23% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the JVC GY-HM70 of only 10x is smaller than 70% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the JVC GY-HM70 of 3kg is in the heaviest 2% 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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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the GY-HM70 of 0.435" is larger than 73% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM70 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the JVC GY-HM70 of 200x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 61% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The JVC GY-HM70 does not support HDMI, unlike 70% of camcorders which support HDMI.

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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 largest 75% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GY-HM70 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The GY-HM70 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-HM70 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The GY-HM70 has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The GY-HM70's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is in the lowest 16% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Lower Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The GY-HM70's minimum aperture number of only 1.2 is very low compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 99% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The minimum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyhm70e, gyhm70u

Barcodes:

04975769414626

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