Pros and cons

According to our camcorder expert
  • Pros:
    Record professional video images in 4K quality.
  • Pros:
    Thanks to the waterproof, dust-resistant, and shockproof design, the camcorder is suitable for outdoor activities.
  • Pros:
    Improve the sound quality of your videos with the external microphone jack.
  • Con:
    Due to the limited optical zoom range, you're less able to get a close-up of distant subjects than with a large optical zoom range.
Product Expert camcorders

If you want to record professional video images, the JVC GZ-RY980 is suitable for you. Record in 4K quality with 30 frames per second with this camcorder. The camera has a 18.9-megapixel sensor, with which you record sharp and detailed images. Use the camera in different conditions thanks to the waterproof, dust-resistant, sand-resistant, and shockproof design. This allows you to take it with you both while diving and while hiking in the mountains. You can connect an external microphone to improve the sound quality of your videos. Use different WiFi functions via an optional WiFi adapter. This way, you can, among other things, transfer recordings to your smartphone or tablet.

Included by default

  • Power adapter
  • Power cable
  • HDMI mini cable
  • Lens cap
  • Quick start guide

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Manufacturer code
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty

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