JVC's move to offer consumers a durable family camcorder is solid, but the quadproof Everio GZ-R10 on the whole comes up short.
As entry-level camcorders go, JVC's Everio GZ-EX250 is an OK option, especially if Wi-Fi functionality and a 40x zoom lens are at the top of your want list.
The water-, shock-, dust-, and freezeproof consumer video camera is ready for some rough treatment and packs a 40x zoom lens, but that's about all it offers.
The four sibling models--the JVC Everio GZ-HM300, HM320, HM340, and HD500--deliver subpar video for even their dirt-cheap prices.
The JVC Everio GZ-MS130 is a nice little flash-memory-based standard-def camcorder.
The JVC Everio GZ-MS120 is a nice little flash-memory-based standard-definition camcorder.
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JVC's CMOS-based Everio GZ-HD40 offers high-definition recording flexibility with very good results, but a few shortcomings keep us from giving it a full recommendation.
At this year's show, we learned that wearables aren't just for fitness and phones, action cams are plentiful, and camera lineups are thinning out, and that's probably for the better.
As entry-level camcorders go, JVC's Everio GZ-EX250 is an OK option, especially if Wi-Fi functionality and a 40x zoom lens are at the top of want list.
Take a look at the full HD video quality and zoom range of the EX250, JVC's entry-level 40x zoom camcorder.