JVC GY-LS300 vs Sony PXW-X70
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JVC GY-LS300vsSony PXW-X70

JVC GY-LS300

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

JVC GY-LS300

$2,495.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.5MP 3.8kg Apr 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Weight Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 13.5MP
Weight 3.8kg
Release Date Apr 2015
Sony PXW-X70

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

$1,769.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and giant optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014
JVC GY-LS300

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

JVC GY-LS300

$2,495.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.5MP 3.8kg Apr 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Weight Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 13.5MP
Weight 3.8kg
Release Date Apr 2015
Sony PXW-X70

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

$1,769.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and giant optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014

Top Prices

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
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JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder (Body Only)
$2,495.00
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JVC GY-LS300 Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Super 35 Pro Camcorder (International Model)
$3,672.09
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JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder (Body Only)
$3,911.99
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Sony PXW-X70 Professional XDCAM Compact Camcorder - International Version (No Warranty)
$1,769.00
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Sony PXWX70 HD422 Hand Held Camcorder with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black)
$1,798.00
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$2,593.00
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$1,779.99
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$2,059.00
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$2,080.26
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Reasons For

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
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Image Stabilizer
The Sony PXW-X70 has an image stabilizer, but the JVC GY-LS300 does not.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an Image stabiliser system - a function that smooths out the movement of the camera.

Image stabilization allows for far smoother videos, and lessens the amount of jerky movement that comes with handheld recording.

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Moderately Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony PXW-X70 has a total megapixels of 14.2MP, whereas the JVC GY-LS300 is only a 13.5MP camcorder (0.7MP smaller).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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2.9kg Lighter
The Sony PXW-X70 is a 900g camcorder. That's 2.9kg lighter than the JVC GY-LS300 (3.8kg).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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$726 Cheaper
The Sony PXW-X70 costs $726 less than the JVC GY-LS300.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 86.3%, whereas JVC has an average rating of 72.1%.

Reasons Against

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
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3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
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1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than JVC. The average brand rating for Sony is 86.25% based on 9,856 reviews, where as the average brand rating for JVC is 72.13% based on 75 reviews.
JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
JVC

72

72

Based on 75 reviews
Sony

86

86

Based on 9,856 reviews

Date Released

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
35 months old Best 42 months old

Key Features

Image Stabilizer

This denotes whether the camcorder has an Image stabiliser system - a function that smooths out the movement of the camera.

Image stabilization allows for far smoother videos, and lessens the amount of jerky movement that comes with handheld recording.

JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Best
No
Yes

Total Megapixels

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Optical Zoom 12x 12x
Minimum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5
Filter Size Unknown - Click to provide data 62mm
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Max Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Maximum Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 59.94fps
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
2160p 1080p
60p
 2160p
 1080p
 60p
2160p 1080p
60p
 2160p
 1080p
 60p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Total Megapixels 13.5MP 14.2MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size Unknown - Click to provide data 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
 
 
 
Storage JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Memory Slots 2 2
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Shutter JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Camera Shutter Speed
 
 
 
Display JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Display Diagonal 3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution (numeric) 920,000 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" 0.39"
BEST
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Minimum Illumination Unknown - Click to provide data 1.7lx
 
 
 
Audio JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
USB 2.0 Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Battery Type
Battery Voltage 7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions JVC GY-LS300 Sony PXW-X70
Weight 3.8kg
BEST
900g
Height 190mm 103.5mm
Depth 263mm 274.3mm
Width 135mm 120.7mm

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