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JVC GYLS300CHE

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JVC GYLS300CHE

£2,599.00
JVC GY-LS300
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A good spec but 3 year old 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, representing only middle of the road value for money
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.5MP 3.8kg Apr 2015
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JVC GY-LS300 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the JVC GY-LS300 number 102 in best selling camcorders and number 180 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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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

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JVC GY-LS300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

JVC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Video cameras produced by JVC have very good reviews on average compared to other brands. 78% of those that bought a JVC camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £915 (35%)

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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 £2,599.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,495.00 (£3,460.32).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since April 2015.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the GY-LS300 of 13.5MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 82% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The GY-LS300's optical zoom of 12x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 46% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The GY-LS300's weight of 3.8kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The GY-LS300 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This camcorder also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Video cameras resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The GY-LS300 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other video cameras. 69% of camcorders have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the JVC GY-LS300 of 3.5" is larger than 89% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The GY-LS300 supports HDMI. 69% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

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

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The GY-LS300 has an interchangeable lens. 93% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Tripod Mountable

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

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GY-LS300 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

jvc gyls300njain1, jvc gyls300che

Barcodes:

00616348081924, 04975769429729

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