Based on the price I paid, I am very happy with this purchase.
5 November 2012
Summary: The only downside that I consider at this time that it is not HD. I do not consider this necessarily a downsided item, but this particular camera does not provide very many extra features. But that is not an issue to me since so many of the video editing software has the effects that can be added into later. Because of this, the camera is extremely user friendly.
Summary: I already own one of these, bought this one as a back up, awesome picture and sound quality.this camera has an awesome zoom and i am planning on using it to record some hunts this season, it is small compact and does a great job, it is a little hard to find a spare battery but i did manage to do that also, overall this is a great camera and will meet all your needs.
Excerpt: We just had a baby and purchased this camcorder just before delivering her. We wanted to make sure we had a camcorder that would be reliable to tape her first bath at the hospital and yet not one that would break the bank. I saw a lot of online reviews for the JVC Everio and decided to go with it. So far, I am very happy with it! The quality of the video is very good. Also, it is a very user-friendly camcorder and easy to operate. The playback is very easy to use.
Excerpt: We finally decided it was time to purchase a video camera. We really don't have too high of expectations when it comes to electronics...we really just wanted something to document of family's daily activities. I am very happy with the JVC Everio camcorder so far. I really love the 45x zoom..
Excerpt: This is a very basic camcorder but it does the job we need it to. I really like the 45x zoom. You can see things from forever away in perfect quality. Its small and light weight. Its easy to take around and very easy to operate. My kids love when I pull it out because they like to act all crazy and then watch themselves back on the screen. My only complaints are that if you stop recording even for a second it makes it a new video.
Excerpt: I've had this camcorder quite a while and I know this cam's tricks. Luckily I didn't pay any money for it because I won it from a competition. I'm really disappointed and I have really big list to mention poor things about it. Firstly, it's not even a real 16:9 aspect ratio camera although you can choose 4:3 or 16:9 in the menus. When you upload videos to PC, they are all in 4:3 ratio!
Summary: Nice unit. easy to use. a good value. has some nice features that are on more expensive models. haven't really got to give it the "test of time" but bought it on other reviews of similar buyers. It is a bummer that it doesn't come with an SDHC card so you have to get one of those first. not out of the box usable. Make sure to figure in the cost of card 10-50 bucks depending on how much record time you want.