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JVC GZ-E100

83

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JVC GZ-E100

$279.99
JVC GZ-E100
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A fully featured and good value for money 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.5MP camcorder
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.5MP 1" Mar 2013
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JVC GZ-E100 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-E100 number 105 across all camcorders.
88
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Very light
K2 technology for high quality sound
Memory card slot for sdxc/sdhc
40x optical zoom / 200x digital zoom
1/5.8-inch 2.5m pixel back-illuminated CMOS
Mobile user guide optimised for smartphone viewing
Works with imovie and final cut pro X
Pixela everio mediabrowser 4 provided (for windows(r))
Easy upload to youtube(tm) / facebook (hd compatible)
Konica minolta hd lens
HDMI(TM) output (mini)
1920x1080/50P output
Face detection
Bigger than average optical zoom
Zoom MIC
Auto REC
Time-Lapse REC
Intelligent AUTO
Advanced image stabiliser
Super lolux with back-illuminated CMOS sensor
24Mbps high bit rate recording
Full HD memory camcorder with 2.5m back-illuminated CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance, powerful optical 40x zoom, advanced image stabiliser and intelligent AUTO for solid results every time. - AVCHD full HD recording
Has a face detection
Supports HDMI
Software provided (for windows(r))

JVC GZ-E100 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $279.99 it is in the cheapest 40% of video cameras.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The GZ-E100's total megapixels of only 2.5MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The GZ-E100's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Very Light

The weight of the JVC GZ-E100 of only 184g is in the lightest 26% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The GZ-E100's optical zoom of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 9% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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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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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-E100 does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras do have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GZ-E100 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The JVC GZ-E100's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Average Digital Zoom

The GZ-E100's digital zoom of 200x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 62% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The JVC GZ-E100 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other video cameras, the JVC GZ-E100 does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders do not support bluetooth.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The GZ-E100 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GZ-E100 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GZ-E100 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gze100rusm, jvc gze100bus, jvc gze100aus, gze100seu, jvc 1080p

Barcodes:

00046838049637, 00046838049644, 00046838049651, 04975769397738

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