JVC GZ-R310 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 49?
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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high maximum aperture number
Has a wind filter
Does not have a built-in flash
Very small total megapixels
JVC GZ-R310 In-Depth Analysis
JVC Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all JVC camcorders and also specifically for JVC camcorders and found that in both cases JVC had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera 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 £267.99 it is more expensive than 55% of video cameras.
Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture number of the JVC GZ-R310 of 6.3 is quite high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 13% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The JVC GZ-R310 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.
Has a Wind Filter
The JVC GZ-R310 has a wind filter, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have a wind filter.
Average Digital Zoom
The GZ-R310's digital zoom of 100x is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the GZ-R310 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
The GZ-R310's weight of 288g is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the GZ-R310 of 40x is quite big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 11% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.
The GZ-R310 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.
The GZ-R310 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.
Fairly Long Video Recording Time
Across all the camcorders the video recording times range from 0.016h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 13h. The video recording time of the GZ-R310 of 11.5h is fairly long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Quite Long Battery Life (max)
The JVC GZ-R310's battery life (max) of 5h is in the longest 14% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h.
Very Small Total Megapixels
The GZ-R310's total megapixels of only 2.5MP is in the smallest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.
Does Not Support PictBridge
Like most other camcorders, the GZ-R310 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.
Released Over Two Years Ago
JVC released the GZ-R310 in March 2015.