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A 2 year old 13.5 megapixel Full HD camcorder with average features
13.5MP Yes 3.8kg CMOS Apr 2015
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JVC GY-LS300 Review

Released 2 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the JVC GY-LS300 number 141 across all camcorders.
Average Features
2 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

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

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JVC GY-LS300 Video Reviews

JVC GY-LS300 In-Depth Analysis


JVC Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

Camcorders built by JVC have very good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all camcorders (not just camcorders) and found that JVC also has very good reviews across its entire range. 78% of those that bought a JVC camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £3,244.00 it is more expensive than 96% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £450 (14%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the JVC GY-LS300 and the United Kingdom price of £3,244.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,595.00 (£3,379.21).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the GY-LS300 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all camcorders is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GY-LS300 of 3.5" is in the largest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 0.24", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GY-LS300 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The JVC GY-LS300 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 94% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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The average weight of all video cameras is 530g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The GY-LS300's weight of 3.8kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 2% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI


The GY-LS300 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The GY-LS300 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The GY-LS300's total megapixels of 13.5MP is fairly big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The GY-LS300 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in April 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gyls300che, jvc gyls300e
Barcodes 00616348081924, 04975769429729

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