Performance Enhancements and Expanded Wi-Fi Functions Revealed For New JVC Everio Camcorder Line
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A new line of JVC Everio camcorders announced today by JVCKENWOOD Corporation offers a combination of performance enhancements, expanded Wi-Fi functions and innovative features for those who want to take their videos beyond what a smartphone or other camcorders can deliver. Highlights include a new imaging sensor for improved image quality, powerful optical zooms, expanded Wi-Fi functions, and unique viewing and sharing features.
The 2013 JVC Everio line is comprised of the entry-level GZ-E100, step-up GZ-E300/EX310/EX355 and high-performance GZ-E505/EX515/EX555 characterized by their lens-prominent design, and the unique GZ-VX815, which offers top performance in a stylishly sleek and elegant form.
At the heart of the new Everio line is a new 2.5-megapixel Back-Illuminated CMOS image sensor that with 2 million effective pixels delivers an outstanding Full HD image and improved low light performance for every model in the 100, 300 and 500 series. The new flagship GZ-VX815 boasts a 12.8-megapixel sensor. What's more, the eight-model line includes seven with a powerful optical zoom - 40x or 38x - and four with a new wide-angle lens up to 29.3mm (35mm conversion) to more easily capture those tight indoor scenes.
JVC led the way with built-in Wi-Fi in its camcorders, and this year expands the available Wi-Fi features. New functions include live streaming over the Internet via services such as USTREAM, and One-Touch Auto Back-up instantly wirelessly transfers recorded video to a PC at the touch of a button. Also new is the optional Pan Cradle, which allows remote panning and tilting of the camera from a smartphone or tablet. Wireless data transfer possibilities include sending video to a smartphone or tablet (AVCHD converted to high definition MP4 or Standard Definition), as well as non-converted iFrame data transfer to an iPod or iPad or Android smartphone. JVC's free app for using wireless communication functions is available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Market. To make it quick and easy to get rolling with Everio, Wi-Fi models are supported by a QR code-based Wi-Fi setup utility, and all models are supported by a mobile user guide that's been optimized for smartphone viewing.