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JVC GZ-E100 Camcorder

2.5MP 1/5 185g Mar 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
JVC has good reviews for its camcorders
Fairly big optical zoom
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Reviews

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of video cameras to determine an average rating for each camcorder manufacturer. On average camcorders from JVC have good ratings from users and experts.


Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of camcorders of this age and spec range from 10x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 30x. With an optical zoom of 40 times zoom factor, the GZ-E100 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

Video cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Panasonic HC-V550 (50x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 200 times zoom factor, the JVC GZ-E100 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 200x (digital) video cameras currently available including the Vixia HF M40, or the Vixia HF G20 both from Canon which has better reviews.

If this video camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-PJ620 (350x and higher rated).

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GZ-E100 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also are Full HD.

Other Full HD video cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on camcorders of a similar age and spec to it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The JVC GZ-E100 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera.

There are a number of other camcorders which support HDMI currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, or the Sony HVR-Z7 ($3,999.99).

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The lightest similar spec video camera that has been on the market for around the same time as this video camera is 57g weight and the heaviest is 3.9kg. The GZ-E100 is one of the lighter small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera (only 185 grams) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of camcorders of this type and age is 1.4" and the largest is 4.3". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the GZ-E100 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Legria HF R56 (3"), or the Legria HF R606 (3") both from Canon which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gze100rusm, jvc gze100bus, jvc gze100aus, gze100seu, jvc 1080p
Barcodes 00046838049637, 00046838049644, 00046838049651, 04975769397738

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