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JVC GCPX100BEU Camcorder

£779.00
12.8MP 1/2 500g Apr 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good expert reviews
Does not have a good interface
Does not have a good viewfinder
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This JVC camcorder received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site Digital Versus.

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of camcorders to determine an average rating for each video camera manufacturer. On average JVC video cameras have good reviews from experts and owners.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person reckoned that this camcorder was compact. Arona wrote in their review of the JVC GC-PX100 on Bhphotovideo.com “This camera's picture is so clear and vivid! It's a very practacle and helpful camera! Very advanced! Cute compact camcorder!” and scored this camcorder 7 stars.

Average Weight

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

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Features

Good Technical Features

One JVC GC-PX100 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had good features.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this camcorder three years ago “Superbly designed manual controls” .


Power

Good Battery Life

One customer said in their reviews that this camcorder had a good battery life. Three years ago Digital Versus mentioned in their review of the JVC GC-PX100 “Good battery life” yet they only gave the product a score of 18.8 out of 100.


Price

Good Value for Money

One customer who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Digital Versus said “Very affordable price” in their JVC GC-PX100 review.


Good Lens

One JVC GC-PX100 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it had a good lens. Three years ago Digital Versus said “Fast 1.2 lens, good lowlight performance” in their review of the JVC GC-PX100.

Does Not Have a Good Viewfinder

One JVC GC-PX100 owner mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good viewfinder. Three years ago Digital Versus mentioned in their review of the JVC GC-PX100 “Electronic viewfinder is too small”. One person said that the JVC GC-PX100 did not have a good screen. Three years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “The screen doesn't tilt o”.


Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GC-PX100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Panasonic HC-X920 (£679.99) which has better reviews.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The GC-PX100 supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 1x to 25x, and the average optical zoom is 13x. The GC-PX100 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

If this JVC camcorder optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic HC-X920 (£679.99) (12x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 64 times zoom factor, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The GC-PX100 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also support HDMI.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available including the Panasonic HC-X920 (£679.99) which has better reviews.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The GC-PX100 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Microphone in

The GC-PX100 has a microphone in, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The GC-PX100 is Full HD. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years also are Full HD.

Alternative Full HD video cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic HC-X920 (£679.99) which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder 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 were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Design

Good Quality

Three JVC GC-PX100 reviewers agreed that it was good quality. Digital Versus said “Excellent image quality” nonetheless they only scored the product 18.8 out of 100. 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” in their JVC GC-PX100 review.

Does Not Have a Good Interface

Two people who reviewed this camcorder considered that it did not have a good interface. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of the JVC GC-PX100 “Touchscreen interface could be more responsive” . Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “It can also be quite frustrating, as the touchscreen interface is sluggish”.

Two JVC GC-PX100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to use the menus. Digital Versus wrote “Certaines commandes physiques absentes (menu obl” in their review of the JVC GC-PX100. One customer who reviewed the JVC GC-PX100 concluded that it was not easy to use. Digital Versus said “Control layout needs getting used to”.

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Not Well Designed

One person who bought this camcorder reckoned that it was not well designed. Three years ago Digital Versus wrote in their review of the JVC GC-PX100 “Onscreen menu design needs work”.


Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The GC-PX100 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The JVC GC-PX100 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the JVC GC-PX100 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

If this big total megapixels camcorder display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic HC-X920 (£679.99) (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The GC-PX100 has a built-in light. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also have a built-in light.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The JVC GC-PX100 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to this camcorder also have a shoe mounting point.

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Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The JVC GC-PX100 supports On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The GC-PX100 has a face detection. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder also have a face detection.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The GC-PX100 features wi-Fi. Most of the other video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also feature wi-Fi.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The JVC GC-PX100 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Batteries Included

The GC-PX100 has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The JVC GC-PX100 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder.

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Price

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this video camera was released.


Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 128 gigabytes, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of this type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04975769408717, 05053973632636

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