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JVC Everio GZ-HM1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of JVC Everio GZ-HM1. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The portability and image quality are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the battery and zoom.

usability, image quality, portability, price, design

zoom, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-HM1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-HM1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the color and size. The portability and image quality also get good comments, but the battery and zoom get critical views. There are some mixed comments about the price.

usability, image quality, portability, size, color

zoom, battery

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-HM1 High Definition CamcorderJVC GZ-HM1 High Definition Camcorder

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery Type:BN-VF815


Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Line-In Audio: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Silver


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:112000 pixels
Screen Size:7 in
Screen Type:LCD

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:3648x2736, 3648x2056, 3200x2400, 3200x1800, 2592x1944, 2592x1456, 1920x1080, 1600x1200, 1280x720, 640x480 pixels
Total MegaPixels:10.62 megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:10

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):48.3 - 483
Focal length range (f-f):6.7 - 67
Optical Zoom:16


Aperture (Wide-tele):F2.8-F4.5
Digital Zoom:200 x
Focal Length (35mm equiv):48.3-483 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):6.7-67 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Optical Zoom:10 x
White Balance:Auto, Manual


Dimensions (HxWxD):72x67x141 mm
Weight:485 g
Weight (lb):1.1 lb

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Miscellaneous:One Touch Upload to YouTube™*, Direct DVD Creation with SHARE STATION


Sensor Size:1/2.3 in
Sensor Type:CMOS

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:64 GB
Compatible memory cards:SD
Flash memory:64


HD Recording:HD 1080p
Recordable File/Disc Formats:MPEG-4, AVC/H.264
Recording Format:Internal flash / SD / SDHC

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.2