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JVC GC-PX100
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JVC GCPX100BEU Camcorder

12.8MP 1/2.3 500g CMOS Apr 2013
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This flagship camcorder aimed at video enthusiasts can shoot Full HD 1920x1080/50p video at 36Mbps. It can also be used for high-speed capture (100fps - 500fps) for motion analysis or special... More
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18 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review website Digital Versus scored this JVC camcorder 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Two JVC GC-PX100 owners who purchased it thought it was good quality. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “The JVC GC-PX100 camcorder has plenty of great features, including decent image quality, slow-motion and time-lapse video modes, Wi-Fi”. Digital Versus mentioned in their JVC GC-PX100 review “Excellent image quality”.

Easy to Use

One JVC GC-PX100 reviewer mentioned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Digital Versus said “Easy and intuitive in use” in their review. One JVC GC-PX100 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a good interface. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Touchscreen interface could be more responsive”.

Reasonably Priced

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Digital Versus scored the JVC GC-PX100 4 stars and wrote “Very affordable price” in their review of the JVC GC-PX100.

Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Digital Versus said “Good battery life” and gave this camcorder a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

One JVC GC-PX100 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. Digital Versus said “Fast 1.2 lens, good lowlight performance” in their review of this camcorder.

Good Support

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good technical guidance. Digital Versus mentioned “Superbly designed manual controls” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed the product thought it had good features.

Good Connectivity

One JVC GC-PX100 owner wrote that this camcorder was wifi compatible. Digital Versus said two years ago “Builtin WiFi” in their review of the JVC GC-PX100.

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

JVC has good average reviews for its big sensor size video cameras as well as across its entire camcorder range compared to other brands.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The GC-PX100 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

The GC-PX100 is Full HD, as are most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the GC-PX100.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The JVC GC-PX100 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GC-PX100.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The GC-PX100 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most camcorders of this type and age. Most big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as it support an SDHC memory card. This video camera also supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of a similar spec and age to the GC-PX100.

The worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera is MS Pro-HG.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The GC-PX100 has a built-in display. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in display.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The JVC GC-PX100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago. The white balance mode "Manual" is also found on this video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 320 x 176|640 x 360|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £59.83

In the last 61 days the price of the GC-PX100 has increased by £59.83.

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago, the GC-PX100 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the GC-PX100 are not 3D compatible. The GC-PX100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of this age and spec do not have a night mode. The JVC GC-PX100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Most camcorders of this type and age are not waterproof. The GC-PX100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GC-PX100 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also do not have a built-in projector.

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8 Other reasons to consider the JVC GC-PX100

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

JVC released the GC-PX100 over three years ago.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The GC-PX100 has a pretty average maximum memory card size (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 500 grams, the GC-PX100 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the GC-PX100.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 64 times zoom factor, the GC-PX100 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the GC-PX100.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

User Ratings
Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Wide Angle Lens System
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Light
Shoe Mounting Point
Shutter
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
On Screen Display
Aspect Ratio
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Audio
Audio Format
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
S-Video Out Port
Networking
WiFi
Battery
Charging Source
Operational Conditions
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Lens Hood Included
Other Features
The Windows Operating System
Video Compression Format
TV Out Port
Projector
Technical Details
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)
22 July 2014

The JVC GC-PX100 camcorder has plenty of great features, including decent image quality, slow-motion and time-lapse video modes, Wi-Fi and more. However, it can also be quite frustrating, as the...

Builtin LED lamp
Image quality
Good sharpness levels and automatic white balance
Records in AVCHD or M 4 format
Good sensitivity levels in low light
Touchscreen interface could be more responsive
No software supplied for Mac OS X
No RAW mode for photos
Electronic viewfinder is too small and doesn't tilt
Highspeed modes for slowmotion video only available in low resolutions

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 13 December 2013 by Arona

This camera's picture is so clear and vivid! It's a very practacle and helpful camera! Very advanced! Cute compact camcorder!

Easy to Use
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Great Picture Quality
Great Sound
Limited Zoom
Complicated To Operate
Poor In Low Light
Poor Image Quality
Poor Still Image

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04975769408717, 05053973632636

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