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JVC GZ-HM450BUS

70

Overall Score

JVC GZ-HM450BUS

JVC GZ-HM450BUS
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A good spec but 6 year old 40x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1.5MP 1" Jan 2012
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JVC GZ-HM450BUS Review

With very good features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-HM450BUS number 410 across all camcorders.
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Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras 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 optical zoom
Time-Lapse REC
2.7" "frameless" touch panel LCD (230k)
Face recognition
Easy upload to youtube(tm) / facebook (hd compatible)
Konica minolta hd lens
HDMI(R) output (mini)
1920x1080/60P output
K2 technology for high quality sound
Auto effect
Zoom in picture
Smile meter / smile shot
Auto REC
Intelligent AUTO
Has an image stabilizer
Advanced image stabilizer
Seamless recording
HD gigabrid premium III engine
24Mbps high bit rate recording
AVCHD & AVCHD SD dual format
Software provided in camera (for windows(r))
Memory card slot for sdxc/sdhc/sd
40x optical zoom (in high definition) / 70x dynamic zoom (in standard definition) / 200x digital zoom
8GB built-in flash memory
Pixela everio mediabrowser 3 provided in camera (for windows(r))
Very small optical sensor size
Very small total megapixels

JVC GZ-HM450BUS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the JVC GZ-HM450BUS of only 1.5MP is in the smallest 6% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x. The GZ-HM450BUS's optical zoom of 40x is in the biggest 12% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the GZ-HM450BUS of only 0.172" is smaller than 80% of all video cameras 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 video cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the JVC GZ-HM450BUS of 235g is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 43% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-HM450BUS has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the JVC GZ-HM450BUS of 200x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 47% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the GZ-HM450BUS is 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by video cameras. Across all video cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4912 x 3680.

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Has a Night Mode

The JVC GZ-HM450BUS has a night mode. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GZ-HM450BUS supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The JVC GZ-HM450BUS's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 73% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Face Detection

The JVC GZ-HM450BUS has a face detection, which is unusual. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-HM450BUS is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Smile Detection

The JVC GZ-HM450BUS features smile detection. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Features Auto Focus

The GZ-HM450BUS features auto focus, unlike 89% of video cameras which do not feature auto focus.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The GZ-HM450BUS does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

The shortest video recording time of camcorders is 0.67h, the longest is 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The GZ-HM450BUS's video recording time of 53h is longer than 90% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Photo Mode

The JVC GZ-HM450BUS features photo mode, which is unusual. 79% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Features Manual Focus

The GZ-HM450BUS features manual focus, unlike 88% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gzhm450aus, jvc gzhm450rus, gzhm450bus

Barcodes:

00046838045417

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