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JVC Picsio GC-FM2

alaTest has collected and analysed 110 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the image quality and portability. The price and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the features and durability, and opinions are divided on the battery.

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We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Picsio GC-FM2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 32 reviews)

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Expert review by: (t3.com)

JVC Picsio GC-FM2 review

 

Full review: JVC touchscreen Full HD mini camcorder

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

JVC PICSIO GC-FM2

 

The best pocket Internet camcorder yet, if you like that kind of thing.

The pocket Internet camcorder phenomenon felt like a passing fad when it first arrived, and there’s no doubt it will be consumed by smartphones sooner or later. But, for now, the devices are developing, and gaining new features to improve the quality...

May, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

JVC Picsio GC-FM2 review

 

JVC's Picsio pocket cam is ready to tackle the Flip and Sony Bloggie with its Full HD, 5MP stills and 3in touch panel…

Smart visuals and easy online sharing make this a handy pocket cam, if not quite best in class

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

JVC's Picsio pocket cam is ready to tackle the Flip and Sony Bloggie with its Full HD, 5MP stills and 3in touch panel…

Smart visuals and easy online sharing make this a handy pocket cam, if not quite best in class

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

JVC Picsio GC-FM2

 

Touch screen responsive and good image quality

Limited veiw whilst in filming mode but full screen available when in camera mode

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

JVC PICSIO Full HD GC-FM2 Digital Pocket Camcorder with 3" LCD, CMOS, 5 Megapixel Image, 2.1 Megapixel Video

 

I was greatly surprised by the video produced by this camera. I own other cameras of this type but the JVC surpasses all of them. Photo quality is good but can't compete with a dedicated digital camera. The biggest shortcoming with this camera is the...

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Type:BN-VG815
Video recording time:23.5

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:8.89
Display resolution (numeric):920000
Touchscreen: Yes

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Total MegaPixels:3.32

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:10

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:64
Maximum memory card size:64

Video

Capture modes:XP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.6
Height :6.4
Weight:590
Width:10.2