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JVC Everio GZ-MG36

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG36. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and size. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the image quality, while the viewfinder and durability get critical reviews.

usability, portability, price, size, zoom

battery, durability, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MG36 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG36 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the zoom and size are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the image quality.

portability, usability, price, size, zoom

image quality

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VF707U

Camera Flash

Type: None

Design

Colour of product:Black / Grey

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.9cm
Height:6.9cm
Weight:0.4kg/340g
Width:6.8cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:GZ-MG36/GZ-MG36EK
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter Size:3.05
Lens Aperture:F/2.0-4.5
Max Focal Length:73.6mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:32
Optical Zoom:32 / 35
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP/2000; Mac OS X 10.3.1 - 10.3.9; 10.4.2/3
Power consumption (typical):2.7

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port:No / Yes
S-Video In:No / Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/1000

Storage

Internal storage capacity:30 / 60

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:800
Faders:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Media Type:Hard disc drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Snow / Strobe/Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.9 / 11.9
Height :6.8 / 6.9
Weight:360 / 400
Width:5.4 / 6.8