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JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 200 reviews of JVC Adixxion GC-XA1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and durability. The design and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the color, while there are some critical views about the features.

usability, price, design, durability, portability

features

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 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 200 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC Adixxion GC-XA1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the usability. The durability also gets good comments.

durability, usability

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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JVC GC-XA1 Review

 

A camcorder that's designed to capture action sports needs to be as tough as nails as the daredevils who pull off those stunts, and the JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION rugged POV camcorder ($299) is just that. It's shockproof up to a 6-foot drop, waterproof down...

Good high-def video capture at 1080p ; Easy menu navigation ; Built-in Wi-Fi ; Uses standard SDHC memory card ; Extremely lightweight and rugged

Don’t use it to shoot still images ; Short battery life (about one hour per charge) ; Small 1.5-inch LCD screen

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.

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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JVC I'm Adixxed

 

This is a great action cam, I like everything about it except I am having trouble finding a chest harness. Also, you need to get the ac adapter so you can charge faster. I picked up an extra battery which you will need if you are recording in...

4 Environment Proof ; Easy to use ; LCD screen ; Wifi

Battery Light Hard To See ; Hard to find accessories ; Need Stand

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Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Smartphone Remote Control: Yes

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
USB:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Action camera
Resolution:Full HD

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
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