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A poor value for money 13.5 megapixel Full HD video camera with average features
13.5MP Yes 3.8kg CMOS Apr 2015
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Handheld S35mm Camcorder (Body Only)
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JVC GY-LS300 Review

With average features, we have ranked the JVC GY-LS300 number 121 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 44?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution
Quite large display diagonal
Does not support PictBridge

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JVC GY-LS300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,911.99 it is more expensive than 81% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the JVC GY-LS300 of £3,696.96 ($3,696.96) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $215.03.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The JVC GY-LS300 has a higher maximum video resolution than most video cameras. This video camera has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution, whereas most camcorders have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution. Video cameras maximum video resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the GY-LS300 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. The average display diagonal of camcorders is 3", and the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11".

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-LS300 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The GY-LS300 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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The lightest video camera is 50g weight and the heaviest is 7.5kg. With a weight of 3.8 kilograms, the JVC GY-LS300's weight is one of the heaviest amongst camcorders.

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Supports HDMI


The GY-LS300 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GY-LS300 does not support PictBridge, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The GY-LS300 has one of the bigger total megapixels (13.5 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Tripod Mountable

The JVC GY-LS300 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyls300che, jvc gyls300e


00616348081924, 04975769429729



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