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JVC GC-XA1

A 5 megapixel Full HD camcorder with average reviews and poor features
5MP Yes 126g CMOS Jun 2012
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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JVC GC-XA1 Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the JVC GC-XA1 number 567 across all camcorders.
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1 Review
33
Missing Some Features
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5 Years Old
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Very small digital zoom

JVC GC-XA1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review site Expert Reviews scored this video camera 60 out of 100. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this JVC camcorder.

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Very Good Brand

JVC has very good average ratings for its camcorders as well as across its entire video camera range. 78% of those that bought a JVC video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the JVC GC-XA1 of only 1.5" is very small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 2% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The JVC GC-XA1 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all video cameras is 440x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x. The digital zoom of the JVC GC-XA1 of only 5x is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the JVC GC-XA1 of only 126g is quite light compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 20% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Features Wi-Fi

The JVC GC-XA1 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The JVC GC-XA1 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The JVC GC-XA1 has a wireless connection. 87% of camcorders do not have a wireless connection.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the JVC GC-XA1 of 5MP is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The JVC GC-XA1 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camcorder was released in June 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers offers gcxa1eu, jvc gcxa1beu, jvc gcxa1eu
Barcodes 04975769404504

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