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JVC GC-PX100
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JVC GCPX100B Camcorder

12.8MP 1/2.3 500g 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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16 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Video camera expert review site Digital Versus scored this camcorder 80%.

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”.

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 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.

Good Technical Features

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

JVC Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average JVC big sensor size video cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all video cameras produced by JVC.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the GC-PX100, the GC-PX100 has an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that came out around the same time as the GC-PX100, the GC-PX100 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

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

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The GC-PX100 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SDHC memory card. This camcorder 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 across all big sensor size video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Across similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

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

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as the GC-PX100, the JVC GC-PX100 has a built-in display.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The GC-PX100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most camcorders of this type and age. This camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the GC-PX100. The white balance mode "Manual" is also found on this video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera 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 camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

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 age and spec to the GC-PX100 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

Across all the big sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the GC-PX100 the optical zooms range from 1x to 40x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. At only 10 times zoom factor, the JVC GC-PX100 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the GC-PX100 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the GC-PX100, the GC-PX100 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The JVC GC-PX100 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the GC-PX100 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The GC-PX100 does not have a built-in projector, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GC-PX100 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 video cameras of this age and type.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this big sensor size camcorder was released.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the GC-PX100.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the JVC GC-PX100 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to the GC-PX100.

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Average Weight

At 500 grams, the GC-PX100 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to the GC-PX100.

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Average Digital Zoom

The JVC GC-PX100 has a relatively typical digital zoom (64 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Disc Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Aspect Ratio
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out Port
Networking
Battery
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Video Compression Format

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 vp708806, jvc gcpx100b, jvc gcpx100be, jvc gcpx100beu, tablet gcpx100, tablet gcpx100b, tablet gcpx100be
Barcodes 04975769408717, 05053973632636

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