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JVC GZ-R315

2.5 Megapixel 1 Camcorder
2.5MP 1/5" Yes 288g Jun 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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JVC GZ-R315 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good reviews, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R315 number 140 across all camcorders.
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13 Months Old
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a self-timer
Features dual shot (video & photo)
Does not have a built-in light
Very small bitrate at maximum video resolution

JVC GZ-R315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 12 user reviews this video camera has an average user rating of 80 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Two people agreed that the product was easy to use.

Superior Product Quality

Three owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Good Quality Lens

Two customers said that it had a good zoom.

Good Brand

Camcorders built by JVC generally have good reviews.


Features

Has a Self-Timer

The JVC GZ-R315 has a self-timer. Most of the other new small total megapixels video cameras also have a self-timer.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The GZ-R315 does not have a built-in light. Most of the other new comparable spec video cameras also do not have a built-in light.

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Features Dual Shot (video & Photo)

The JVC GZ-R315 features dual shot (video & photo). Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder also feature dual shot (video & photo).

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Has a Wind Filter

The GZ-R315 has a wind filter. Most of the other new small total megapixels video cameras also have a wind filter.

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Freeze-Resistant

The GZ-R315 is freeze-resistant, as are most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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HD-Ready

The GZ-R315 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 200 times zoom factor, the GZ-R315 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other latest similar spec camcorders.

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Average Weight

At 288 grams, the GZ-R315 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera.

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Supports HDMI

The GZ-R315 supports HDMI. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GZ-R315 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the GZ-R315 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other latest small total megapixels video cameras.

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Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The GZ-R315 supports On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also support On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the latest camcorders the battery life (max) range from 1.2h to 57h, and the average battery life (max) is 5h. With a battery life (max) of 57 hours, the GZ-R315's battery life (max) is one of the longest amongst camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 40 times zoom factor, the GZ-R315 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

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Full HD

The JVC GZ-R315 is Full HD, as are most of the other recently released small total megapixels video cameras.

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Very Small Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The bitrate at maximum video resolutions of recently released comparable spec camcorders range from 24 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 35 Mbit/s. With a bitrate at maximum video resolution of only 24 megabits per second, the GZ-R315 has one of the smaller bitrate at maximum video resolutions amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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3680 X 2760 Pixels Image Resolution

This video camera has a maximum image resolution of 3680 x 2760 pixels, which is typical of many latest video cameras.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the GZ-R315 has a relatively standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other new camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The GZ-R315 has a face detection. Most of the other latest video cameras also have a face detection.

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2.5 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 2.5 megapixels sensor camcorder.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The GZ-R315 has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released small total megapixels video cameras. Camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera have internal storage capacities of between 8GB and 32GB.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the JVC GZ-R315 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder. The display resolutions (numeric) of small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder range from 230,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Very Long Video Recording Time

Across all the small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera the video recording times range from 1.5h to 58h. The JVC GZ-R315 has one of the longest video recording times (57.8 hours) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The GZ-R315 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The GZ-R315 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera.

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Features USB Connectivity

The GZ-R315 features USB connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also feature USB connectivity.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The GZ-R315 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera also do not have a built-in flash.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GZ-R315 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

It was June 2016 when this small total megapixels camcorder was released.


JVC GZ-R315 Review Sources

To prepare this JVC GZ-R315 review we compared this camcorder to 100 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,464 product attributes, 27,277 camcorder reviews and 1,456,200 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04975769430671, 04975769430688, 04975769430695, 04975769430701

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