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JVC GY-LS300

69

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JVC GY-LS300

$2,495.00
JVC GY-LS300
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A good spec but only average value for money 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.5MP 3.8kg Apr 2015
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JVC GY-LS300 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the JVC GY-LS300 number 189 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Super 35mm CMOS 4k image sensor
Ultra HD recording at 150mbps and live output
Heavier than average
Does not have an image stabilizer

JVC GY-LS300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,495.00 it is more expensive than 87% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the JVC GY-LS300 and the United States price of $2,495.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £2,599.00 ($2,599.00).

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The GY-LS300's total megapixels of 13.5MP is in the biggest 19% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the JVC GY-LS300 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This video camera also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all camcorders ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The GY-LS300's optical zoom of 12x is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 57% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the JVC GY-LS300 of 3.8kg is heavier than 98% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The GY-LS300 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of camcorders which have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the GY-LS300 of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GY-LS300 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GY-LS300 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Tripod Mountable

The GY-LS300 is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The JVC GY-LS300 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth noting that 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The GY-LS300 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyls300njain1, jvc gyls300che

Barcodes:

00616348081924, 04975769429729

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