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JVC GZ-R10

77

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JVC GZ-R10

$399.99
JVC GZ-R10

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A giant optical zoom and classic 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 10MP video camera, with great features and a reasonable price
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 10MP 1" Mar 2014
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JVC GZ-R10 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R10 number 118 across all camcorders.
85
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has superb user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
K2 technology in REC mode
Memory card slot for sdxc/sdhc/sd
40x optical zoom / 60x dynamic zoom / 100x 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))
3.0" "frameless" touch panel LCD
Easy upload to youtube / facebook (hd compatible)
Konica minolta hd lens
Simultaneous full HD video & 2m still shooting
10 megapixel stills
Auto wind cut
Face detection
Bigger than average optical zoom
Zoom MIC
Time-Lapse REC
Intelligent AUTO
Advanced image stabiliser
Super lolux with back-illuminated CMOS sensor
24Mbps high bit rate recording
AVCHD full HD recording
Compatible with portable battery* and USB charging
4.5H long-life internal battery
"Quad proof" camcorder with 4.5h long-life internal battery. features a 2.5m back-illuminated CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance, 3.0" touch panel LCD, optical 40x zoom, and advanced image stabiliser. - QUAD PROOF body - 5m water, dust, 1.5m shock, freeze
Supports HDMI
Longer than average maximum battery life
Software provided (for windows(r))

JVC GZ-R10 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 50% of video cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $399.99 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the JVC GZ-R10 of 10MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 71% of all camcorders when sorted 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

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The JVC GZ-R10's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 6% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The JVC GZ-R10's optical zoom of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on video cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the JVC GZ-R10 of 286g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 59% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The JVC GZ-R10's maximum battery life of 4.5h is in the longest 20% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GZ-R10 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of video cameras which have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GZ-R10 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is the most commonly supported resolution on camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-R10's digital zoom of 100x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 64% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The JVC GZ-R10's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 51% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GZ-R10 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the JVC GZ-R10 of 10MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 83% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gzr10rus2m, jvc gzr10bus

Barcodes:

00046838069390, 00046838069536, 03595980009442, 04975769420696

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