JVC Everio GZ-HD40 HD Camcorder Is I4U Top 100 Gift Tip #71

Posted: Oct 28 2008, 12:00pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 11:18am CDT, in News | Holiday Gift Guide


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HD Camcorders are the cutting edge trend for this Holiday shopping season that can be had for around $1,000.
The JVC Everio GZ-HD40 is another great choice if you want to gift somebody (yourself) with the wonders of HD. JVC pioneered the use of Hard-drives in camcorders years back. The JVC Everio GZ-HD40 packs a 120GB HDD; storage you need when recording HD.
The first JVC Everio four years ago came with a 4GB drive. It sold back then also for about $1,000. Four years later we are getting HD and a 30x bigger HDD for the same money.The JVC Everio GZ-HD40 allows for up to 50 hours of AVCHD Full HD video recording. Other features of the GZ-HD40 include JVC’s HD Gigabrid video engine, HDMI (V.1.3. with x.v.Color), 2.8 inch screen, and 10x optical zoom.

The Sony HDR-SR12 camcorder we also feature in our Top 10 Video camera guide is comparable to the JVC GZ-HD40. The differences are in details like face detection and recording times.

For Whom:
The JVC Everio GZ-HD40 is a great gift for video enthusiasts who want to take it to the next level and go HD.

The Good:
Compact full HD Camcorder

The Bad:
No optical image stabilization

Where to Buy:
The JVC GZ-HD40 is currently on sale on Amazon.com for $1,029.99. Compare prices in other stores.

See all our top 10 gift tips in the Video Camcorder Category. Explore all our Top 100 Holiday Gift Tips 2008.

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The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.




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