Summary: After a career in advertising, during which I've been around video cameras of all sizes, weights and shapes, this is my first camcorder for personal use. After one day of monkeying around with it, I'm delighted --with a couple of reservations. It appears to be of very good quality, feels lightweight and yet sturdy (with the exception of the rather stringy hand-strap/lanyard) and the user interfacing seems straightforward and intuitive, once you figure out where things...
Summary: Camera is small and lightweight. Takes great video. Controls are a little difficult because they are really tiny. Battery life is only about 40 minutes-get another battery. Overall though lots of video camera for the money.
Summary: Going on the thought that the key to using a camera is having it with you we gave up our old video camera and got this small JVC model. It probably has more features that we will ever use but wanted to get a model that would be current for a while. Love the size and the way the viewing screen and menu work. The video is great, still shots are so/so. The software that comes with it is intuitive but disapointing that you have to convert formats to use the files.
Merida D. Victor Daniel "See you at the MALL", Amazon
10 September 2010
Summary: I have more than 1 month with this camera, so far I love it, even though my main camera to use is the HD Everio GZ-HD7, this new model is really kicking the old one. Good things about this model compared to the GZ-HD7, is 1000 times smaller, and REALLY light weight, is like having a soda can on your hands, another good thing is that it has better low light quality images, a much better color palette after a good white balance, Manual mode is more friendly, it has flash...
Summary: I have the camera for a month. I enjoy using it very much. JVC did a great job with the human interface so you don't have to touch the screen in order to chnage the modes etc. it has a lot of features (manual and automatic). You better read its manual before buying it if you want to see them all. The software is nice and simple and you can easly create with it a hcdvd or other formats. The battery life isn't long (45 min) but i don't worry about it.
Very good video quality, great price, great features
Thomas M. Mcdonnell, Amazon
23 March 2010
Summary: I've had this camcorder for about a week now and so far I am pretty happy with it. The one thing that really strikes me as odd is selling a HD camcorder, but not including a HDMI cable in the bundle...? Playback of the footage recorded on a full HD tv via RCA or even component cables isn't going to result in good picture quality. My mini-HDMI cable should be delivered in the next day or so and then I'll be able to really evaluate the video.