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JVC GZ-V500BEU
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JVC GZ-V500BEU

A 3.32 megapixel 1 video camera with average features and average reviews
3.32MP 1/4.1" 210g CMOS Mar 2012
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JVC GZ-V500BEU Review

With average features and reviews, we have ranked the JVC GZ-V500BEU number 581 across all camcorders.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features auto focus
Has an image stabilizer
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very small optical zoom

JVC GZ-V500BEU In-Depth Analysis

Features

Features Auto Focus

The JVC GZ-V500BEU features auto focus. Most of the other camcorders also feature auto focus.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GZ-V500BEU has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Face Detection

The JVC GZ-V500BEU has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Long Video Recording Time

The video recording times of camcorders range from 0.016h to 95h. The GZ-V500BEU has one of the longer video recording times (46.16 hours) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/4.1|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the GZ-V500BEU has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.2, the GZ-V500BEU has one of the lowest minimum aperture numbers amongst camcorders of this age. Camcorders have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22.

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Average Weight

At 210 grams, the GZ-V500BEU has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Features Manual Focus

The JVC GZ-V500BEU features manual focus, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Features Smile Detection

The GZ-V500BEU features smile detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Total Megapixels

The GZ-V500BEU has a relatively typical total megapixels (3.32 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 200 times zoom factor, the GZ-V500BEU has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 10 times zoom factor, the JVC GZ-V500BEU has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x and the biggest is 78x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GZ-V500BEU supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the GZ-V500BEU has a quite low maximum aperture number compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvcgzv500beu, gzv500bus
Barcodes 00046838064180, 04975769400131

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