Close

Loading image...
JVC GC-PX100
4 Images + 1 Video

JVC GCPX100BEU Camcorder

12.8MP 1/2.3 500g CMOS Apr 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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
Prices will drop £56
within 2 weeks. 83% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Electronics & Gadgets Direct
£884.59
Checked 6 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

18 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This video camera received an expert rating of 80% from Digital Versus.

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

Video cameras made by JVC have an average rating of 73 out of 100, which is in the top 64% of all video camera brands that we have analysed.

Chart

Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the GC-PX100, the JVC GC-PX100 has an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

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

There are a number of other camcorders with an HDMI currently available which you might want to consider including the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price], or the Canon Legria Mini[plb_1991330_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The GC-PX100 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most video cameras that came out around the same time as it. This video camera also supports an SD compatible memory cards. 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 compatible memory cards is actually the best supported memory card type across all video cameras of this age and spec.

An MS Pro-HG compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type across comparable types of video camera.

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

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Display

The GC-PX100 has a built-in display, as do most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the GC-PX100.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with a built-in display and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price], and the Canon Legria Mini[plb_1991330_price] is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 176|640 x 360|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the GC-PX100 is more than most video cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camcorder. The audio formats supporteds AAC, LPCM and MP4 are also supported by this JVC camcorder.

Chart Edit

Has Two White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the GC-PX100 is more than most video cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to the GC-PX100. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this camcorder.

Chart Edit

2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

7 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £129.79

In the last fortnight the GC-PX100 has increased in price by £129.79.

Not Full HD

Most video cameras of this age and type are not Full HD. The GC-PX100 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The JVC GC-PX100 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the GC-PX100 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared this video camera to all the other video cameras with an interchangeable lens and we think the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price] is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not 3D

The JVC GC-PX100 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most video cameras of a comparable age and type to the GC-PX100 do not have a built-in projector. The GC-PX100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in projector to this video camera and we think the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the GC-PX100, the GC-PX100 does not have a night mode.

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the GC-PX100, the GC-PX100 is not waterproof.

Chart Edit

8 Other reasons to consider the JVC GC-PX100

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when JVC released the GC-PX100.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The GC-PX100 has a pretty average maximum memory card size (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as the GC-PX100.

Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the GC-PX100 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GC-PX100.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

The GC-PX100 has a relatively typical weight (500 grams) compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 64 times zoom factor, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the GC-PX100.

If this camcorder digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price] (160x) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the GC-PX100 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

If this video camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony HDR-PJ810[plb_2109575_price] (12x and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Wide Angle Lens System
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Light
Shoe Mounting Point
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
S-Video Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Battery
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Lens Hood
Other Features
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Video Compression Formats
TV Out Port

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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc gcpx100, jvc gcpx100b, jvc gcpx100bu, jvc gcpx100bus, jvc gcpx100busm
Barcodes 00046838067594, 00088021817951, 04975769408717, 05053973632636

Save Money with These Great Camcorder Vouchers & Offers

£20 Off
Voucher
£20 OFF A £100 SPEND
Valid 3 Jan 17 - 3 Jan 18
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off when you spend £100
Valid 23 Sep 16 - 31 Dec 17
Free Next Day Delivery
Voucher
Free Next Day Delivery on orders over £100
Valid 11 Jan 17 - 31 Jan 17

See How Other Camcorders Compare to the JVC GC-PX100

Sony FDR-AX100 vs JVC GC-PX100

Sony FDR-AX100 vs JVC GC-PX100
Sony FDR-AX100 JVC GC-PX100
£ 1,259.99 £884.59
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Higher Maximum Video Resolution
3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution
Better Expert Reviews
£375 More Expensive
User Review Rating is Considerably Worse

Sony HDR-CX900 vs JVC GC-PX100

Sony HDR-CX900 vs JVC GC-PX100
Sony HDR-CX900 JVC GC-PX100
£ 1,191.69 £884.59
Optical Image Stabiliser
60% Bigger Digital Zoom
461,000 Pixels Higher Display Resolution
Nine Months Newer
£307 More Expensive
Worse Focus Adjustment

Panasonic HC-X920 vs JVC GC-PX100

Panasonic HC-X920 vs JVC GC-PX100
Panasonic HC-X920 JVC GC-PX100
£ 419.00 £884.59
£466 Cheaper
Two Times Lighter
2x Smaller
67% Bigger Sensor Size
Hugely Smaller Digital Zoom
User Review Rating is Vastly Worse
Feedback