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JVC GZ-MG730

JVC GZ-MG730
alaScore 81

47 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of JVC GZ-MG730. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GZ-MG730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC GZ-MG730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of JVC GZ-MG730 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GZ-MG730 30GB HDD Standard Definition CamcorderJVC GZ-MG730 30GB HDD Standard Definition Camcorder

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GZ-MG730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of JVC GZ-MG730 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC Everio GZ-MG730 7.2MP 30 GB Hard Drive Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (Includes Everio Dock)JVC Everio GZ-MG730 7.2MP 30 GB Hard Drive Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (Includes Everio Dock)

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Everio GZ-MG730

 

With its 7.1-megapixel CCD sensor, professional Konica Minolta lens and advanced photography settings, the GZ-MG730 is the top dog of JVC's standard-d...

7-megapixel CCD, attractive design, good auto-focus, advanced still image mode

Finicky control scheme, poor night mode, 'only' 30GB hard drive

The Everio GZ-MG730 is an above average camcorder that puts image quality above consumer-friendly gimmicks. It might be a little pricey for a standard-def model, but its output will not disappoint.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

JVC Everio GZ-MG730

 

7-megapixel CCD, attractive design, good auto-focus, advanced still image mode

Finicky control scheme, poor night mode, 'only' 30GB hard drive

The Everio GZ-MG730 is an above average camcorder that puts image quality above consumer-friendly gimmicks. It might be a little pricey for a standard-def model, but its output will not disappoint.

Apr, 2008

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
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BN-VF808
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VF808

Camcorder Features

Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Black / Silver

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.9cm
Height:6.9cm
Weight:335g
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:Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash

Built-in Flash:Y / Yes

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:GZ-MG730/GZ-MG730EX
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC Everio

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.5 / 25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8 / 7 / 7.38

Lens System

Digital Zoom:300 / 800
Filter Size:3.05 / 4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):37 - 1295 / 44 - 440
Focal length range (f-f):2.2 - 77 / 6.3 - 63
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/3.5
Max Focal Length:63mm
Min Focal Length:6.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10 / 35
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Onyx black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:7Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:5Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:7.38Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Flash:Y
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.7
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Digital Photo Navigator (Win)\nPixela Everio MediaBrowser (Win)

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/1000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):3072 x 2304

Storage

Compatible memory cards:microSDHC
Internal storage capacity:30

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:300
Faders:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
ISO (Max):1000
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1000 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 50
Media Type:Hard disc drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.9 / 6.8
Height :11.3 / 6.9
Weight:305 / 380
Width:5.3 / 6.8

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes