Easy transfer of files to computer.
Excellent picture quality in bright light conditions.
Lots of manual control options.
Proprietary video format.
Laser Touch system is frustrating to use and slow.
Tricky to hold comfortably.
Low light picture noise.
By ElectricPig.co.uk on March 01, 2010
An ok HD camcorder, but pricey considering its features sometimes come up...60
By 5FWD on February 18, 2010
Feed the HM400 plenty of light and the movie clips and stills it produces will be a delight. Its a feature-packed model and its versatility is among the many reasons to consider it if, that is, you want a high-quality camcorder that requires more...80
By Videomaker on February 10, 2010
The JVC GZ-HM400 is a handy little HD hard drive camera with tons of bells and whistles for its size.JVC Company of America 1700 Valley Road Wayne, NJ 07470...-
By Trusted Reviews on January 11, 2010
JVC has often positioned itself as the maverick in the camcorder business. Where Canon, Sony and Panasonic usually offer products for every sector of the market, JVC tends not to focus on the high-end video enthusiast, and didn’t release a...90
By Expert Reviews on January 01, 2010
With the current trend for full-specification 1920 x 1080 camcorders that record to built-in flash memory and high-capacity SD cards as opposed to tapes, DVDs or even hard disk drives, JVC has now joined Panasonic and Canon in introducing an...80
By DigitalVersus on December 29, 2009
Burst Mode: 9 Megapixels The HM400 can also take photos, and its burst mode can produce a stretch of eleven photos at 15 fps with a resolution of 9 Megapixels, or at 50 fps with a resolution of 5.3 Megapixels. And if you want to shoot video and take...80
By Digital Arts Online on December 28, 2009
Perched at the top of JVC’s Everio camcorder range, the GZ-HM400 should give its rivals a run for their money. Like the Canon HF S10, it can shoot 1,920 x 1,080 video at 24Mbps – the highest level possible under current AVCHD spec –...70
By Home Theater HiFi on November 16, 2009
I remember when the first consumer HD video camera hit the shelves. I saw one in a store connected to a monitor, and as I stood in front of the camera and saw myself in high definition, I knew the world of photography had reached a new milestone....-
By Macworld on November 07, 2009
The GZ-HM400s video quality in daylight is good, and it has a good range of manual features, but its poor lowlight performance and the gimmicky Laser Touch interface let it down....60
By PC Advisor on November 06, 2009
The JVC Everio GZ-HM400 produces excellent picture quality in bright light conditions, and has lots of manual control options. Unfortunately, the Laser Touch system is frustrating to use and slow, the JVC Everio GZ-HM400 is tricky to hold...60