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NEW JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 8.0MP 1080P CAMCORDER (BLACK ICE)
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NEW JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 8.0MP 1080P CAMCORDER (BLACK ICE)
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Product description
  • Menu-less, effortless
  • No shake, no sweat
  • Your life in 1080p
  • Stills that still shine
  • Show on YouTube
  • Carry on iPod or iPone
Expanded Product Features
Expanded Product Features
  • Menu-less, effortless
    Nothing confusing or complicated about it. Just push the button for the function you want, and enjoy!
  • No shake, no sweat
    Take it out and shoot away! The image stabilizer automatically kicks in so your videos are smooth and steady.
  • Your life in 1080p
    PICSIO actually records in 1080p Full HD so you'll have maximum quality for HDTV viewing.
  • Stills that still shine
    The 8 megapixels stills you shoot will look great now, and won't look obsolete a few years down the road.
  • Show on YouTube
    Videos are stored as .MOV files that require no conversion before uploading for the world to see.
  • Carry on iPod or iPone
    The same .MOV files are easy to transfer to a PC for syncing with iTunes.

Product Identifiers
BrandJVC
ModelGC-FM1
UPC0046838040689, 046838041402, 068380406898, 4975769375149, 4975769375156, 4975769375163, 884667713349

Key Features
Recording SystemNTSC
Optical ZoomNone
Digital Zoom4x
Storage TypeRemovable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Media FormatFlash Media, Flash card
Resolution8.0 MP
Screen Size2"
Weight3.21 Oz.

Optical Sensor
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/3.2"
Optical Sensor Qty1

Memory / Storage
Supported Flash MemorySD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Viewfinder
Viewfinder TypeNone

Dimensions
Depth0.67 in.
Height3.82 in.
Width2.09 in.

Display
Display TypeLCD
Display RotationBuilt-in
Screen DetailsLCD display - TFT active matrix - 2" - color
Display Size2"

Microphone
Microphone TypeMicrophone - built-in

Connections
Connector Types1 x HDMI output, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output
HDMI OutputYes
Expansion Slot1 x SD Memory Card

Battery
Battery Form FactorManufacturer specific

File Format
Digital Video FormatH.264
Still Image FormatJPEG

Other Features
Additional FeaturesBuilt-In Speaker, Still Shot Capability, USB 2.0 Compatibility, YouTube Capture Mode
High Definition Video Support1080p
Widescreen Video CaptureYes

Miscellaneous
Color Black ice
Shooting ModesDigital Photo Mode

eBay Product ID: EPID99973062

Reviews & Research

CNET Editors' reviewMediocre

  • THE GOOD

    Nice size; macro mode; electronic image stabilization; takes SDHC cards.

  • THE BAD

    Garish-looking design with hard-to-use buttons; lame software.

  • THE BOTTOM LINE

    The JVC GC-FM1's impractical design and poor software hobble an otherwise competent mini camcorder competitor.

  • (C) 2014 CBS Interactive., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Customer Reviews

Average review score based on 24 user reviews

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of customers recommend this product

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  • Picture and sound quality
  • Ease of use
  • Battery life
  • Value for money
Created: 11/06/10

Good Inexpensive Camera

Like some of the other reviews, I too feel it is a good camera for the price. One thing I notice with it is the video seems just a bit jumpy at times but it may be in the viewer software I use? Other then that I enjoy it and carry it with me almost all of the time. Still's are ok, not the best, not the worst, adequate if I need to get a quick shot in. My Iphone takes good pics and I use that most of the time for stills. I'd rate this an 8 out of 10, in overall quality, but a 10 out of 10 for the value.

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Created: 05/04/11

Cheaper and quality product.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

I bought this camcorder because my friend suggested.
I like a nice product.

Fast, lightweight and easy to use a camera.
Record a good start. But the quality is poor in low light. Other than that good. I think in general use outside.

I suggest those who think to take.

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Created: 12/08/10

Very good camcorder

This camcorder has very good video quality. Nice color, good white balance, very smooth video. I especially like the wide angle view when in VGA mode. The audio is not the greatest, it sounds a little tinny. The built in speaker is very small. The still pictures are a little blurry, you have to hold the camera very still while taking the picture. It is one of the easiest camcorders to use, very simple controls. Easy to charge the battery, just plug it in to a USB port. Battery life seems good. Feels very good in your hand, nicely balanced. Overall I give it a thumbs up for very good video quality.

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Created: 01/03/11

JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 HD Compact Video Recorder

Compact, great quality for the price, easy to use, Great choices between HD video and lesser quality video for longer times, Zoom worked well... Drawbacks were microphone was not as good picking up sounds past several feet, software on camera when downloaded to my Vista Notebook was not as easy to use as presented, also took up alot of space on computer, 4 G min. are needed on Camera Storage card for 40 minutes of HD video!... Still photo shots were very good quality and a nice bonus!

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Created: 01/18/11

JVC PICSIO GC-FM1

This is a good product for the money, it is a JVC and it is nice and small which I like but when using the camera, there is no flash. Very nice for outside during the day and very nice quality. Overall, If you want compact with a camera and camcorder, sure very nice....

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