Conclusion: In the ever-evolving pocket camcorder realm, JVC's Picsio GC-FM1 is hardly a game-changer, but a slick design and a robust feature set including HD video and 8-megapixel still-image capture make it a solid choice.
Pros: Attractive, compact design. Records 1440-by-1080p HD video. 8-megapixel still-image capture. HDMI out.
Cons: No USB Arm, charges via cable. Very low-quality speaker. Lacks external microphone. Subpar still images.
Conclusion: Available in a garish pink, blue or much more attractive black, as with any mobile sized camcorder, users shouldn't expect quality to match that from a camcorder with a larger lens, optical zoom and a price tag five times as much.
Pros: Cool design, lightweight and compact, HDMI connectivity offered alongside AV and USB out, memory expandable via (optional) SD or SDHC cards
Cons: Mono microphone and speaker, screen visibility compromised when cropped to ape 16:9 widescreen ratio, no convenient flip out USB arm offered as on some competitors
Summary: All in all, the JVC GC-FM1 costs too much to recommend, considering its shortcomings compared with the Kodak Zi8. Its video quality in good lighting is among the best we've seen, and its highlight definition is a strong suit.
Summary: Testets lättaste och minsta kamera har en trög av/på-knapp och lite krångligt handhavande. Man behöver dock sällan gå in i menyn då inställningsmöjligheterna är få. Bilden blir mycket skarp vid goda ljusförhållanden, men rörelserna blir ryckiga och släpar efter.