Editor's Choice - Our Favorite JVC Camcorders

1. JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder

User Ratings: 43

JVC GYHM70U First Impressions

"The JVC GYHM70U works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. I've tried many brands & models. I used to just take videos on my phone. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I like The light weight small size.

  • JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
  • 29.5mm wide angle autofocus zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 25.5mm - 476mm); 16x dynamic zoom, 200x digital zoom
  • Full 1080/60P capture and recording in the AVCHD Progressive format (28Mbps)
  • High speed video recording (for slow motion) 300 fps (720 x 480 resolution); 12MP digital still capture (JPEG format)
  • 1/2.3” 12MP oversampled CMOS imager; Optical image stabilizer
  • Time lapse recording (1 to 80 sec. intervals); Manual focus, zoom, iris, shutter, white balance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GYHM70U
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JVC GYHM70U Final Thoughts

"Very nice!"

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Indoors it performed quite well. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Must be turned on and off manually. Much better then other same style JVC Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

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2. JVC GY-HM200U Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Professional Camcorder & Top Handle Audio Unit

User Ratings: 80 20

JVC GYHM200U First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

I received the JVC GYHM200U today. Still, it's worth knowing about. And the photo is acceptable also. Wow this was such a great purchase! Super easy to read instructions too!

  • JVC GY-HM200U Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Professional Camcorder & Top Handle Audio Unit
  • JVC GY-HM200U 4KCAM Handheld Camcorder - Handle unit - Battery (SSL-JVC50) - AC AdapterThis Item Includes: Single 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor with 12.4 million pixelsHigh quality integrated 12x F1.2-3.5 zoom lens (35mm equivalent 29.5-354mm)Dynamic Zoom in HD mode combines optical zoom and pixel mapping to create seamless and lossless 24x zoom.4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mbps, 24/30p) to SDXC(UHS-I Speed class3) card
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JVC GYHM200U Final Thoughts

"Quite easy to follow."

So many features, streamlined everything. Very easy to hold in one hand. The image stabilizer works very well. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. But not an awful lot better.

Overall Score
4.2


(4 Points)

3. JVC GRDVP9 Digital Ultra Compact Camcorder

User Ratings: 50

JVC GR-DVP9US First Impressions

"The remote is great."

There is a zoom feature on the JVC GR-DVP9US. Using it for filming kids sports. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • JVC GRDVP9 Digital Ultra Compact Camcorder
  • MiniDV camcorder with 10x optical zoom
  • Image stabilization for smoother and steadier video
  • Color LCD screen with 200,000 Pixel Resolution
  • Comes with software for easy CD creation
  • USB PC Link
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JVC GR-DVP9US Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

The price Also made this a great deal. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. I really appreciate with the extra battery. For this, we purchased this JVC GR-DVP9US.

Overall Score
4.0


(4 Points)

4. JVC GY-HM620 Camcorder, 3.5", Black

JVC GY-HM620 First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

And the photo is acceptable also. Over all, good quality for the price. The JVC GY-HM620 is my favorite. Good quality without damage at night. It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant.

  • JVC GY-HM620 Camcorder, 3.5", Black
  • Newly designed 1/3-Inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • 23x Fujinon auto focus zoom Lens with manual functions
  • Built-in top handle unit incorporates a 3.5-Inch Color LCD display and two 3-pin XLR inputs
  • HD/sd-sdi, HDMI outputs
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC memory card Slots
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GY-HM620
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JVC GY-HM620 Final Thoughts

"This JVC GY-HM620 is great."

The price Also made this a great deal. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Works and looks much better than expected. Much better then other same style JVC Camcorder. Good quality without damage at night.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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5. JVC GY-HM250U Camcorder, 3.5", Black

User Ratings: 53

JVC GY-HM250U First Impressions

"We bought the JVC GY-HM250U."

Great JVC Camcorder and meets my needs. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Really great camera and easy to use. Really like the clarity of the picture. Overall this JVC Camcorder is a great buy.

  • JVC GY-HM250U Camcorder, 3.5", Black
  • JVC gy-hm250 12.4MP 4K UHD camcorder with FHD live streaming - handle unit - SSL-JVC50 7.4V IDX lithium-ion battery - AC Adapter - JVC 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Single 1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with 12.4 million pixels
  • High quality integrated 12x F1.2-3.5 zoom Lens (35mm equivalent: 29.6-355Mm)
  • Lower-third and full-screen titling solutions for recorded or stream video (in HD mode)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GY-HM250U
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JVC GY-HM250U Final Thoughts

"I like the JVC GY-HM250U."

I did exactly what the ad said. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! That is not the case with the JVC GY-HM250U. It is inexpensive JVC Camcorder. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

Overall Score
4.1


(2 Points)

6. JVC GY-HM200SP Camcorder, 3.5", Black

JVC GY-HM200SP First Impressions

"It’s a good buy."

Very crystal clear picture and sounds. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I will definitely use it more often. I am still learning how to use it. So many aspects about this camera.

  • JVC GY-HM200SP Camcorder, 3.5", Black
  • Built-in graphic overlay system simultaneous streaming and recording
  • 1/2.33" CMOS bsi sensor records UHD 4K 24/30P at 70/150 Mbps
  • 4: 2: 2 1080P video up to 60P at 50 Mbps Dual SDHC/SDXC memory card Slots
  • 3G-sdi and HDMI output live UHD 4K output via HDMI
  • 2-channel XLR audio inputs 12x optical zoom Lens
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GY-HM200SP
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JVC GY-HM200SP Final Thoughts

"I can accept it."

This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. I really like the features of the camera. Really like the clarity of the picture. It’s really time to buy this JVC GY-HM200SP.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. JVC GY-HM170UA Ultra 4K HD CAM Compact Professional Camcorder Top Handle Audio Unit Bundle Memory Ca...

JVC GY-HM170UA First Impressions

"I advise you!"

Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Works and looks much better than expected. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. So know your needs and pick the right JVC Camcorder. The lanyard has been amazing.

  • JVC GY-HM170UA Ultra 4K HD CAM Compact Professional Camcorder Top Handle Audio Unit Bundle Memory Card, JVC XLR Microphone, More
  • This Bundle Includes JVC GY-HM170UA 4K HD Compact Professional Camcorder + All Standard Manufacturer Included Items, Limited 1-Year Warranty, JVC QAN0067-003 Microphone , 2- 64GB UHS-I SDXC Memory Cards (Class 10), .45x Wide Angle Lens Converter for 62mm, 2- Spare batteries for JVC NVF823, Soft Carrying Case, 62mm 3 Piece Filter Kit Includes: UV, FLD, CPL, 62mm 4 Piece Macro Close Up Set , Professional 160 LED Video Light Studio Series, 3pc LCD Screen Protectors, 5 piece Lens Cleaning Kit
  • Product Specifications: 1/2.33" CMOS Sensor| 4K Ultra HD 24/30p Recording at 150 Mbps| 4:2:2 1080p Video up to 60p at 50 Mbps| Dual SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots
  • Live UHD 4K Output via HDMI| 12x Optical Zoom Lens| Two-Position ND Filter| Nine User-Assignable Function Buttons
  • Two XLR Inputs for External Microphones| Independent Gain Control
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GY-HM170UA
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JVC GY-HM170UA Final Thoughts

"Good camera for the price."

Wow this was such a great purchase! This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I haven’t had to change the date. I've tried many brands & models. And the photo is acceptable also.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. JVC GY-HM710U ProHD COMPACT SHOULDER SOLID STATE CAMCORDER W/14X CANON LENS (Discontinued by Manufac...

JVC GY-HM710U First Impressions

"Actually really good."

That is not the case with the JVC GY-HM710U. The JVC GY-HM710U is very compact. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. For this, we purchased this JVC GY-HM710U. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

  • JVC GY-HM710U ProHD COMPACT SHOULDER SOLID STATE CAMCORDER W/14X CANON LENS (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • The GY-HM710 utilizes three precisely aligned 1/3-inch progressive scan full HD CCDs-one each for red, green and blue primary color-and outputs full resolution in both 1080 interlace and progressive
  • Upgraded 35Mbps MPEG2 Encoder: Drawing on its long experience of developing dedicated encoders for the broadcasting industry, JVC has equipped the GY-HM710U with a powerful MPEG2 encoder capable of compressing full 1920 x 1080 HD video at up to 35 Mbps
  • Standard Definition Recording Capability: Responding to the needs of the industry, the GY-HM710U, in addition to its capability as an HD recorder, offers Standard Definition recording for maximum flexibility
  • High performance Canon HD lens: The GY-HM710U includes a detachable 14x Canon KT14x4.4KRSJ HD lens based on the superb optics found in more expensive HD lenses. Its superior MTF provides higher resolution than typical "stock" lenses
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory card recording: The GY-HM710 records on widely available SDHC Class 6 or Class 10 memory cards, presently available in capacities up to 32GB
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JVC GY-HM710U Final Thoughts

"I like the JVC GY-HM710U."

I will definitely use it more often. Works and looks much better than expected. Its really worth every dollar I paid. We are very pleased with this product. The image stabilizer works very well.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder HD 1080P 24MP YouTube Vlogging Camera 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen 16X...

User Ratings: 84 8

Actinow First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

The mic isn't great, but it'll work. That is not the case with the Actinow . Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Must be turned on and off manually. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

  • Video Camera Camcorder HD 1080P 24MP YouTube Vlogging Camera 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen 16X Digital Zoom Digital Camera Recorder with 2 Batteries
  • Video Camera:This video camera max supports 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution,24M (6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution.3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen,16X digital zoom,built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face capture, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, internal Microphone and Speaker(record sound videos),USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.The camera is small,lightweight carry to everywhere and simple to use.(The camera is designed for Amateurs,not for Professional Users)
  • Webcam Video Camera:The digital camera has a Webcam function.When you want to video chat with your friends or family but without a cam on your computer, you may need this function.By connecting the computer with a USB cable,then press the camera“MODE”button to switch into the“PC CAM”mode.Please download the software“AMCAP”before using the PC-CAM function,finally open the “AMCAP”,then enter the video interface,and then you can video chat with your friends.
  • Pause Function:The camcorder supports the pause function,a good choice for YouTube and Vlogging.You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one.You can pause or restart the video by press the "OK" button.And then you can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media,also can use a AV cable connect to the TV to watch the photos and videos.Also share it to social platforms such as YouTube at any time.
  • Recording While Charging:The digital camera comes with two 3.7V 1250 mAh Li-ion battery(Model: NP-40).One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes. Or you can record videos while charging, in this case, you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains. The digital camera supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(The SD card is not included in the package,please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • Perfect Gift & Quality Assurance:The camcorder support the tripod connection and the hole is standard size.(the tripod is not included).The camcorder support LED Video Light(Supplement Light not included).But not support the external microphone.If you have any problems or concerns,please feel free to contact us,we will give you a satisfied solution within 24 hours.
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Actinow Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

This little camera meets all those needs! I have had NO issues with battery life so far. First off this was an open box purchase. If you are also an amateur photographer. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

Overall Score
4.5


(35 Points)

10. 3D HD Video Camera Camcorder 1080p High Definition

User Ratings: 45

TechX First Impressions

"Worth the price."

Indoors it performed quite well. I like The light weight small size. The TechX is small and lightweight. Very compact that it fits in my purse! It has an camera and it does video.

  • 3D HD Video Camera Camcorder 1080p High Definition
  • Image sensor: 1/3.2-inch 5M CMOS Sensor x2
  • Active pixels: 5.0 Megapixel
  • Resolution 3D Movie: WVGA 848x480 60fps, 720p 30/60fps, 1080p 30fps 2D Movie: WVGA 848x480 60fps, 720p 30/60fps, 1080p 30fps
  • Zoom 3D: 8X 2D: 10X
  • External : SD card (Up to SDHC 32GB Class6)
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TechX Final Thoughts

"Awesome studio camera."

I like The light weight small size. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Recording effect is very good! The batteries come already charged. The TechX makes great quality video!

Overall Score
4.5


(4 Points)

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