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JVC GY-HM790 Camcorder

1.22MP 1/3 3.9kg CCD Sep 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
JVC has good reviews for its video cameras
Very large display diagonal
Does not support HDMI

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when JVC released the GY-HM790.


Reviews

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Camcorders produced by JVC generally have good reviews.


Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 4.3 inches, the GY-HM790's display diagonal is one of the largest amongst similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average display diagonal of small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3".

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The GY-HM790 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 14 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera. The average optical zoom of similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 30x.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1.22 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 1.22 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Support HDMI

The GY-HM790 does not support HDMI, unlike most of the other video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an XLR in

The JVC GY-HM790 has an XLR in, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The GY-HM790 has a composite video out. Most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camcorder also have a composite video out.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The GY-HM790 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

The GY-HM790 is a two memory slots camcorder.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The GY-HM790 does not have a built-in light. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The GY-HM790 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in flash.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 576|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

Small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera have weights of between 57g and 3.9kg, and the average weight is 450g. When compared to other camcorders of this spec and age that we have assessed the weight of, the GY-HM790's weight of 3.9 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc fs790tncg, jvc fs790snrg, jvc fs790sncg, jvc ka790g, gyhm790e
Barcodes 00046838043901, 04975769385506

JVC GY-HM790 Review Sources

To prepare this JVC GY-HM790 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 138,553 product attributes, 23,579 camcorder reviews and 1,695,800 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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