JVC GY-HMQ10 Hands-On: 4K Camera for Under $5K

JVC GY-HMQ10 4K Cam

The JVC GY-HMQ10 is a new 4K camcorder, which captures the full 3840 x 2160 resolution at 24p, 30p and 60p frame rates.  Yeah, 60p at 4K…

The HMQ10 features a 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor at a true 8.2MP for pixel-to-pixel rendering of the 4K image.  It is equipped with a fixed 10x zoom lens with an f/2.8 minimum aperture (f/4.5 at full tele).

Check out this quick overview video from the CES 2012 show floor. [Read more...]

JVC GC-PX10 Officially Announced for US Availability

JVC GC-PX10

The JVC GC-PX10 is officially slated for release this month in the US.  The PX10 is very similar to the PX1 we saw earlier this year at CES 2011.

The GC-PX10 features a 12.75MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor and captures 1080/60p video at a 36Mbps sample rate.  The 10x zoom lens covers an equivalent focal range of 43.3-433mm when shooting video and 37.4-374mm when shoots stills. [Read more...]

JVC 4K2K Camcorder at CES 2011

JVC presented a concept 4K2K “consumer” camcorder at CES 2011.  Just looking at the camera though, I have a tough time classifying it as a consumer model.  And while JVC was mum on a target price point, $2000 is about what I would put at the top-end of the consumer price range, which would seem to be a little low for a camera of this caliber. [Read more...]