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JVC GZ-R315

75

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JVC GZ-R315

£328.00
£249.99 £78 cheaper than 5 days ago
JVC GZ-R315
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A highly rated and fully featured 40x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
40x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.5MP 1" Jun 2015
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JVC GZ-R315 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the JVC GZ-R315 number 45 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
12 Reviews
50
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%, based on 12 reviews. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, good product quality and a good quality lens.
This JVC camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Very long maximum battery life
Supports HDMI

Should You Buy it Now?

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JVC GZ-R315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this JVC video camera is 80% based on 12 user reviews. 3 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Three people who purchased the product thought it was good quality.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Two customers reckoned that the JVC GZ-R315 had a good zoom.

JVC Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

JVC has very good average ratings across its entire video camera range 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

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This JVC video camera was released in June 2015.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the JVC GZ-R315 of only 2.5MP is smaller than 83% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the GZ-R315 of only 0.172" is in the smallest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of video cameras range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the GZ-R315 of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 88% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The GZ-R315's weight of 288g is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 41% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GZ-R315 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Very Long Maximum Battery Life

The shortest maximum battery life of video cameras is 0.16h, the longest is 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The GZ-R315's maximum battery life of 57h is very long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 2% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GZ-R315's digital zoom of 200x is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the JVC GZ-R315 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 49% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GZ-R315 supports HDMI. 69% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the video cameras the internal storage capacities range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. The internal storage capacity of the GZ-R315 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 74% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other video cameras, the GZ-R315 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Wind Filter

The GZ-R315 has a wind filter, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GZ-R315 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The GZ-R315 has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Freeze-Resistant

The GZ-R315 is freeze-resistant. 96% of video cameras are not freeze-resistant.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

The video recording times of video cameras range from 0.67h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The video recording time of the GZ-R315 of 57.8h is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 7% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The JVC GZ-R315's maximum aperture number of 6.3 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 84% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The JVC GZ-R315 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the GZ-R315 of 128GB is larger than 93% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The maximum memory card sizes of video cameras range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB.

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Has a Self-Timer

The JVC GZ-R315 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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