JVC GY-LS300 vs Sony FDR-AXP33

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JVC GY-LS300
Sony FDR-AXP33

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
The JVC GY-LS300 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" larger than the Sony FDR-AXP33 (3"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

1 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
A lot bigger sensor size Edit
Sony FDR-AXP33 is 20.6MP sensor, but the JVC GY-LS300 is only a 13.5MP sensor camcorder (7.1MP smaller). Read more

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.

A bit higher display resolution Edit
The Sony FDR-AXP33 has a display resolution of 921,600 pixels, however the JVC GY-LS300 is only a 920,000 pixels display resolution camcorder (1,600 pixels lower). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

£2,430 cheaper
The Sony FDR-AXP33 is £2,430 cheaper than the JVC GY-LS300.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Smaller sensor size Edit
The JVC GY-LS300 has a sensor size of 13.5MP. That's 7.1MP smaller than the Sony FDR-AXP33 (20.6MP). Read more

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.

Lower display resolution Edit
The JVC GY-LS300 is a 920,000 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 1,600 pixels lower than the Sony FDR-AXP33 (921,600 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

More expensive by £2,430
The JVC GY-LS300 is £2,430 more expensive than the Sony FDR-AXP33.
3 Reasons Against
0.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Sony FDR-AXP33 has a screen size of 3", whereas the JVC GY-LS300 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder (0.5" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Fewer sellers
Only 4 stores sells the Sony FDR-AXP33, but 5 sellers sell the JVC GY-LS300. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Three months older
The Sony FDR-AXP33 is older than the JVC GY-LS300 by three months.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
13.5MP 20.6MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.3MP
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.29MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 120x
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.4
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 52mm
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.8 - 298
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.8 - 38

Storage

Memory Card Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif

Focusing

Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Sunrise
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Sunrise
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/4 - 1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.5"
BEST
3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
920,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
 BIONZ X
BEST
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 10

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
 2160p
 1080p
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6048 x 3400
 6048 x 3400
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
Wind Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Composite Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out port
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in Port
 XLR in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Battery

Battery Type
SSL-JVC50 NP-FV70
Battery Voltage
7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 725g
Height
190mm 78.5mm
Depth
263mm 155mm
Width
135mm 75mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
 Included battery
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Built-In Projector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in projector
Projector Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 ANSI lumens
Minimum Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5m

Technical Details

Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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