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JVC Everio GZ-HM400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of JVC Everio GZ-HM400. 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. Reviews about the memory and image quality are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the durability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder.

portability, price, usability, image quality, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-HM400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-HM400 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the reliability and price.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Jun, 2018

Product Specifications


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


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


On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Playback zoom (max):Y


Composite Output: Yes
HDMI Connection: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Line-In Audio: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver


Display diagonal:7.11
Screen Resolution:207000 pixels
Screen Size:2.8 inch
Screen Type:LCD


Web Cam Function: No


Built-in Flash: Yes
Internal flash/video light: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:3456x2592, 3456x1944, 3072x2304, 3072x1728, 2592x1944, 2592x1456, 1920x1080, 1600x1200, 1280x720, 640x480
Total MegaPixels:10.3 megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:10.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.5 / 4.6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):45 - 485 / 48.5 - 485
Focal length range (f-f):6.7 - 67
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:10


Digital Zoom:200 x
Filter Size:46 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:10 x


Dimensions (HxWxD):72x67x135
Weight:400 grams

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):2.8 - 4.5
Audio output:1 / Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0 / USB, HDMI
Internal Memory:32768
Lens system:Konica Minolta HD
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):4
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1 / Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Digital Photo Navigator HD (Win)\nPixela Everio MediaBrowser HD (Win)\n
Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Sensor Size:1/2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:32 GB
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
External Memory Type:SD/SDHC
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Flash memory:32
Internal storage capacity:32


HD Recording:HD 1080p
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recordable File/Disc Formats:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, JPEG
Recording Format:Internal flash / SD / SDHC
Video Resolution:1920x1080i,24Mbp, 1920x1080i, 17MbpS, 1920x1080i, 12MbpS, 1920x1080i, 5Mbps

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.2
Weight:400 / 485

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual