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JVC GC-XA1

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Overall 2
2.0

Poor design for the money

Bonbon, Bestbuy
4 April 2014
  • Summary: I see why there was no camera out on display. I had to purchase the camera to realize the horrible side view display makes it so difficult to...
  • Pros: The small size
  • Cons: The side view display
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor quality

Aggiedad, Bestbuy
28 February 2014
  • Summary: Loved the all in one design, thought it might be worth a shot. Turned it on and let the kids run around the house in somewhat low light and picture...
  • Pros: All in one
  • Cons: Quality
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 4
4.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

It is too heavy

Meme2he, Bestbuy
14 February 2014
  • Summary: I used this while skiing and it was like I had a brick strapped to my helmet.
  • Pros: Not much
  • Cons: Difficult to operate
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

Not a good camera

Spbreezyy, Bestbuy
27 December 2013
  • Summary: The camera is supposed to work through wifi for the phone. It didn't set up even after a few hours on support and in best buy.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stay away

Marc Monsonego, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Camera never connected to wifi. User interface is poor. General operation is difficult. Looks like their technology is in the 80s. I was not offered to buy an SM memory card, thinking the camera itself has a integrated disk, but apparently it doesn't. Instructions manual is 1 page and very little documentation online. It took me 2 hours of frustration before returning back the item. It's a shame because the concept is good, but execution is poor.
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Overall 2
2.0

Atrocious video quality

joe blow, Amazon
21 October 2013
  • Summary: Both in a relative and an absolute sense, the video quality is awful. No offense to those who say the image quality is "great", but you must be blind. Seriously. Or you're watching the video on a really bad monitor (like a tiny 11 inch tablet screen). I second other comments about fine details like grass and leaves blurring out with even small amounts of motion, and the distortion on either side of the image is nausea-inducing (and I didn't get sick watching "The Blair...
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Overall 2
2.0

Everything is great. Except..

J. Weis, Amazon
24 June 2013
  • Summary: Camera has a leg up on design mounting menus etc however it has a very poor image quality with tons of jello effect even during the most mild of activity like walking can't imagine getting usable video in any action shots... Returned it..
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Overall 2
2.0

Got water damaged in the swimming pool. What waterproofing?

Patrick Ramali, Amazon
28 May 2013
  • Summary: At first I liked this camera. Took it snowboarding, the standard mounting holes meant it works with helmet mounts, suction cup mounts, you name it. Freezeproof, shockproof, waterproof... worked great. The mobile app could be improved though. I was always apprehensive about the primitive waterproofing seal, but I just had faith. A month after purchase, just as a laugh, I took it for swim in the swimming pool. Just a standard swimming pool, where you can stand up easily.
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Overall 2
2.0

lousy product

arthur, Amazon
9 April 2013
  • Summary: battery life is only 10-15mins. connection to smartphone is a pain. interface is difficult to use. flooded the first time i used it in the water 3ft deep.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buy Something Else

G. Anderson "outdoorsman", Amazon
24 November 2012
  • Summary: Buy something else until the WiVideo is software is fixed so that the camera will work with your iPhone (the primary reason I bought it). All the reviewers out there that extolled the virtues of this camera simply took the talking points and wrote them up without testing adequately. The WiVideo software DOES NOT work with your iPhone or Mac. It does work with a Windows system. I bought the EGO instead and am very satisfied with it (it's cheaper, too).
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