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JVC GZ-R315

72

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JVC GZ-R315

JVC GZ-R315
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A positively reviewed and enormous optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.5MP camcorder, with good features
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.5MP 1" Jun 2015
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JVC GZ-R315 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R315 number 264 across all camcorders.
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12 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%, based on 12 reviews.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This JVC camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical sensor size

JVC GZ-R315 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The GZ-R315's total megapixels of only 2.5MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the GZ-R315 of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The GZ-R315's optical zoom of 40x is in the biggest 10% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Weight

The weight of the GZ-R315 of 288g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 59% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GZ-R315 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Long Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the GZ-R315 of 57h is longer than 98% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average maximum battery life of all video cameras is 4.4h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GZ-R315 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the JVC GZ-R315 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 44% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-R315's digital zoom of 200x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 43% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The GZ-R315 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GZ-R315 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the JVC GZ-R315 of 6.3 is higher than 84% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the JVC GZ-R315 of 57.8h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the video recording times range from 0.67h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GZ-R315 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth noting that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Freeze-Resistant

The GZ-R315 is freeze-resistant, unlike 96% of camcorders which are not freeze-resistant.

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Has a Face Detection

The GZ-R315 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GZ-R315 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The JVC GZ-R315 has a wind filter. 93% of camcorders do not have a wind filter.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of the JVC GZ-R315 of only 8GB is in the smallest 26% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The internal storage capacities of camcorders range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The GZ-R315's maximum memory card size of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 93% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average maximum memory card size of all camcorders is 66GB, with the smallest being 2GB and the largest being 260GB.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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