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JVC GYHM200U
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JVC GYHM200U
60
Brand Rating
Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average value for money 12x optical zoom, 1.6kg camcorder. It has an image stabilizer and a built-in display, supports HDMI and is Full HD.
Features We Love:
Big total megapixels (12.4MP)
Large optical sensor size (1/2.3")
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Large display diagonal (3.5")
12.4MP
12x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1.6kg
4K
RESOLUTION
1"
OPTICAL
12x
(DIGITAL)
3.5"
SCREEN SIZE
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With excellent features, we have ranked the JVC GYHM200U number 172 across all camcorders.

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Kagoo Score
60
Brand Rating
80
Features
63
Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 71?

JVC is a good camcorder brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available.
This camcorder has some great features:
Big total megapixels
Built-in stereo microphone
Includes handle unit and ssl-jvc50 7.4v battery, AC adapter
9 user button assignable functions
Wired remote control supported
0.24-inch colour viewfinder (1.56m pixel) with smart focus assist function
3.5-inch colour LCD display (920k pixel) with smart focus assist function
Advanced JVC streaming engine compatible with USTREAM, zixi and wowza streaming engine

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the camcorder is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec camcorders come to market, the older camcorders will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big total megapixels
Large optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Large display diagonal
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels resolution
Full HD
ok optical zoom
Heavy
Tiny digital zoom
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Does not support PictBridge
Big Total Megapixels

The JVC GY-HM200's total megapixels of 12.4MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 21% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Large Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the GY-HM200 of 0.435" is larger than 78% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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ok Optical Zoom

The GY-HM200's optical zoom of 12x is ok compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 53% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavy

The weight of the GY-HM200 of 1.6kg is heavier than 88% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 560g.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GY-HM200 has an image stabilizer. 61% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Tiny Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 390x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 3,500x. The JVC GY-HM200's digital zoom of only 12x is in the smallest 29% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI
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The GY-HM200 supports HDMI, as do 64% of camcorders.

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Large Display Diagonal
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The GY-HM200's display diagonal of 3.5" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 95% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all video cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 8".

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Resolution

The GY-HM200 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. Video cameras resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5440 x 3056 pixels (best). §.

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Full HD
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The GY-HM200 is Full HD. 60% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The GY-HM200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 354mm is shorter than 81% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 940mm.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GY-HM200 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the JVC GYHM200U, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This camcorder has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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Retro Technology - 044 - Handy Cam
JVC GYHM200U
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has mediocre features and at $2,092.99 it is in the most expensive 21% of video cameras.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the JVC GYHM200U

QWhat is the optical zoom of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor.
QWhat is the weight of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U is a 1.6 kilograms camcorder.
QWhat is the total megapixels of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U is a 12.4 megapixels camcorder.
QWhat is the max video resolution of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K).
QWhat is the digital zoom of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has a digital zoom of 12 times zoom factor.
QDoes the JVC GYHM200U have an image stabilizer?
AYes, the JVC GYHM200U has an image stabilizer.
QDoes the JVC GYHM200U have an interchangeable lens?
ANo, the JVC GYHM200U does not have an interchangeable lens.
QIs the JVC GYHM200U Full HD?
AYes, the JVC GYHM200U is Full HD.
QWhat HD types does the JVC GYHM200U have?
AThe JVC GYHM200U is a full HD camcorder.
QWhat is the optical sensor size of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has an optical sensor size of 1/2.3 inch.
QWhat is the sensor type of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has a cmos sensor type.
QWhat compatible memory cards does the JVC GYHM200U support?
AThe JVC GYHM200U supports an sd / sdhc / sdxc / sdio compatible memory cards.
QWhat is the display diagonal of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has a display diagonal of 3.5 inches.
QDoes the JVC GYHM200U have a built-in display?
AYes, the JVC GYHM200U has a built-in display.
QIs the JVC GYHM200U 3D?
ANo, the JVC GYHM200U is not 3D.
QWhat camcorder types does the JVC GYHM200U have?
AThe JVC GYHM200U is a handheld camcorder.
QWhat available colours does the JVC GYHM200U have?
AThe JVC GYHM200U has a black colour.
QWhat is the still image resolution of the JVC GYHM200U?
AThe JVC GYHM200U supports a still image resolution of .
QDoes the JVC GYHM200U support HDMI?
AYes, the JVC GYHM200U supports HDMI.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the JVC GYHM200U. However we have checked the rating of all JVC camcorders and the average score is 78.5%.

JVC GYHM200U Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Total Megapixels
Max Video Resolution
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Filter Size
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Storage
Memory Slot
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-in Display
Display Resolution (Numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
3D
Camcorder Type
Design
Colour
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Headphone Output
PictBridge
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out
XLR in
USB Connectivity
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Technology
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

jvc gyhm250s, jvc gyhm200e, GY-HM250E

Barcodes

 00616348080804,  04975769422706,  04975769455582

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