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JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 431 reviews of JVC Adixxion GC-XA1. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the portability and image quality. The price and battery are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the memory and viewfinder.

usability, battery, price, image quality, portability

reliability, color, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC Adixxion Lens Protector for GC-XA1JVC Adixxion Lens Protector for GC-XA1

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 user reviews of JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and image quality. The price and battery also get good opinions, whereas many are negative about the memory and viewfinder.

usability, battery, price, image quality, portability

reliability, color, viewfinder, memory

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion HD Action Video Camera with 1.5-Inch LCD - BlackJVC GC-XA1 Adixxion HD Action Video Camera with 1.5-Inch LCD - Black

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

JVC ADIXXION GC-XA1BE

 

JVC's GC-XA1BE is an ADIXXION worth having if you're serious about capturing your extreme sporting activities on video.

Waterproof and rugged, WiFi streaming, including to USTREAM, Good image quality for an action cam

Relatively pricey, Smaller bundle of fixings than some action cams, Digital zoom only

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: Tony Gomez (digitaltrends.com)

JVC GC-XA1 Review

 

Overall, the JVC GC-XA1 is a rugged, lightweight, and good-quality HD POV camcorder. Like its namesake, you just might get addicted to using it.

To sum things up, the XA1’s 1080p video that we shot and played back on a HD monitor was good, but not the best, sharpest video we have seen from a POV action cam (like the ). Some of our still images seemed a bit soft, especially with distant...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Jeremy Stamas (reviewed.com)

JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion

 

JVC's first attempt at an adventure cam is no match for the GoPro Hero3.

If you're in the market for an adventure cam, there are three reasons to consider the JVC Adixxion over the competition: its on-board LCD, the waterproof core, and its simple interface. The Adixxion won't get you video that looks as good as what the...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Jeff (reevoo.com)

JVC GC-XA1 Action Cam Waterproof 1080P - Black

 

Easy to use works straight out of the box , excellent

None for me , sound quality not great but ok

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Robert B. (newegg.com)

JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

 

Clean sharp video. just fits my grandchilds hand.

none

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Shaner (beachcamera.com)

Solid Action Cam

 

I mountain bike several days/week and I record the trails that I ride.

Compact ; Records In Mp4 ; Small

Image Distortion At Edges ; Short battery life

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Shaner (buydig.com)

Solid Action Cam

 

I mountain bike several days/week and I record the trails that I ride.

Compact ; Records In Mp4 ; Small

Image Distortion At Edges ; Short battery life

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Use-it-4-Ski (buydig.com)

Decent GoPro Alternative

 

I have seen many Youtube JVC-vs-GoPro2 comparison videos before buying this JVC camera. If a posted Youtube video had Japanese description, the demonstrated JVC video quality was far better than GoPro2. However, most of other comparison videos clearly...

Build Quality ; Built-in Display ; Digital zoom ; Video Stablizer

Battery life ; Charger Not Included ; Mounting options ; Video quality

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Use-it-4-Ski (beachcamera.com)

Decent GoPro Alternative

 

I have seen many Youtube JVC-vs-GoPro2 comparison videos before buying this JVC camera. If a posted Youtube video had Japanese description, the demonstrated JVC video quality was far better than GoPro2. However, most of other comparison videos clearly...

Build Quality ; Built-in Display ; Digital zoom ; Video Stablizer

Battery life ; Charger Not Included ; Mounting options ; Video quality

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: fx1mark (beachcamera.com)

good but not perfect.

 

I have a gopro hero and a contour roam. I like that the JVC has tripod mounts on the bottom and side. makes mounting easy. I like that it is smaller than my other action cams. I like the lcd screen, makes setting up shots easy. I like the plastic lens...

Easy to Mount ; Lens Covers ; Small ; Sturdy

Colors Oversaturated ; wifi stinks

Jul, 2013
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Video recording time:1.75

Camera

Camcorder type:actioncam

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:3.81

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable lens: No

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Shock resistant, Water resistant

Other features

Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Software

Bundled software:Wi-Video

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:2592 x 1944
Photo mode: Yes

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDXC
Internal Memory:128

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:15
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4 / AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Electrical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.5
Height :5.3
Weight:104 / 126
Width:7.4

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual