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JVC - Everio GZ-HD30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of JVC - Everio GZ-HD30. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the price and size.

usability, portability, image quality, reliability, design

size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC - Everio GZ-HD30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for JVC - Everio GZ-HD30


alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of JVC - Everio GZ-HD30 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the image quality and reliability. The usability and portability are also appreciated. There are some less positive opinions about the size.

portability, usability, reliability, image quality


69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC Everio GZ-HD30 80 GB AVCHD High Definition Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomJVC Everio GZ-HD30 80 GB AVCHD High Definition Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

May, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Jager (

JVC Everio GZ-HD30


The best Everio yet.

Excellent 'Full HD' video quality, 80GB hard drive, improved low-light performance, two HD video codecs

Cluttered menu interface, no optical image stabiliser, not particularly beginner-friendly

The GZ-HD30 is unquestionably the best consumer-level HD camcorder that JVC has ever produced. Sporting 80GB of inbuilt memory, AVCHD/MPEG-2 TS recording capabilities and an impressive low-light performance, it is bound to put a smile on most...

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (



This camera is very easy to use as both a HD video camera and a still digital camera (I actually find that this camera takes better still images than my Olympus point and shoot). Switches between still and video images with one button, very easy to...

Very easy to use, light weight

None so far.

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):0.45
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BN-VF815


On Screen Display (OSD): Yes


Colour of product:Black, Silver


Display diagonal:7.11

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:2.68
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.68

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):50 - 500
Focal length range (f-f):4.5 - 45
Optical Zoom:10

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Flash memory:4096
Internal Memory:81920
Manual Focus: Yes
Minimum processor:800 MHz
Minimum RAM:128
Photo mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Internal storage capacity:80


Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.8