JVC Picsio GC-FM1 reviews: Flash storage Full HD camcorder

11 customer reviews

This camcorder is a good all rounder.

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8.2 out of 10 based on 11 reviews.
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Confirmed purchaser

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
small, fits pocket, light weitht
Bad points:
very poor quality video. poor light in video. Don't buy it for you buy it for your child
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 2.0
Battery life 4.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 2.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Dec 2009

Derek, Holywood Keen amateur

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Light weight, relatively easy to use.
Bad points:
Close up soon leads to distortion and an unacceptable picture. It is okay if used up to a quarter of its capacity.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 6.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Jul 2010

Lucy, Cornwall Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
so lightweight and easy to use.
Bad points:
you cannot pause while recording.You have to stop and start
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 20 Sep 2010

Confirmed purchaser Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Its perfect size.....love the color. easy to work.
Bad points:
None, l dont think.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Aug 2010

paul, Belfast Just point and shoot

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
good image quality in good light
Bad points:
buttons do not click or make a noise when engaged
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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4 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Dec 2009

Paul, Cheadle Keen amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Excellent battery life, easy to link to HD TV with correct cable (not provide).
Easy to use and switch between video & stills
Fits in shirt pocket.
Excellent images on 1080P (not on zoom though)
Bad points:
Forget about using the digital zoom. Terrible images when zoomed in. Pixilates etc.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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7 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Feb 2010

Michael, Leeds Just point and shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
I like most of the device because it is easy to use.
Bad points:
Cannot increase volume on record so playback volume is very quiet
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 Jul 2010

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Product Features

Resolution quality Full HD
Optical zoom ratio 1
Media format Flash
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser Electronic
Weight (g) 95
Screen size (Inches) 2
Maximum aperture telephoto 2.8
Maximum aperture wide 2.8
Type of chip CMOS
Release date 2009-10-06

Also known as: JVC Picsio GC-FM1A, JVC Picsio GC-FM1V, JVC GC-FM1A, JVC GC-FM1V, JVC GC-FM1, JVC FM1, JVC GCFM1A, JVC GCFM1B, JVC Picsio GC-FM1B

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