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JVC GZ-MS230 Review
Why Has it Scored 70?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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JVC GZ-MS230 In-Depth Analysis
Smaller Than Average Total Megapixels
The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the GZ-MS230 of only 0.48MP is smaller than 99% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
The GZ-MS230's optical zoom of 39x is bigger than 86% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical zoom of all video cameras is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.
The GZ-MS230's weight of 230g is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 40% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Smaller Than Average Optical Sensor Size
Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the JVC GZ-MS230 of only 0.167" is very small compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 98% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The GZ-MS230 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the GZ-MS230 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 16% 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".
Has a Night Mode
The GZ-MS230 has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the JVC GZ-MS230 of 800x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 79% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.
Features Manual Focus
The JVC GZ-MS230 features manual focus, unlike 88% of video cameras which do not feature manual focus.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The GZ-MS230 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.
Features Auto Focus
The JVC GZ-MS230 features auto focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature auto focus.
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