JVC Everio GZ-MS100 Video Camcorder: One-Button Upload to YouTube
Personal Electronics buzz
11 August 2009
Excerpt: The JVC GZ-MS100 video/still camcorder features a specially designed one-button upload to YouTube. It is by far one of the smallest, low cost, user friendly, high resolution camcorder on the market. I purchased it because I took my hobby of kite and whirligig making and began selling them on-line. I use YouTube frequently to demonstrate my products. I also have a web site and upload video snippets to show how the kites and whirligigs look in action.
Summary: The JVC Everio GZ-MS100 is an average budget SD-card-based camcorder that's more attractive for its small design and relatively average video quality than its unique interface and one-touch uploads to YouTube.
Pros: Average standard-definition video quality for its class; manual controls; small, comfortable design.
Cons: Tricky menu navigation; polarizing interface; meager user guide; and questionable YouTube-friendliness.
Conclusion: So this boils down to a decent, lightweight standard-def 35x zoom camcorder with software that makes uploading to YouTube relatively simple. There are many other less expensive gadgets that let you post to YouTube but quality is pretty weak. At least with the JVC Everio S GZ-MS100 you’re getting a camcorder rather than a glorified disposable camera. Since this baby is brand new (as of June 2008) the price hasn’t dipped below $349 USD.
Pros: Lightweight; decent video quality; 35X optical zoom
Cons: Hardly a "One-Touch" upload to YouTube; feels flimsy; low-quality stills
Excerpt: We’ve all heard of JVC right? I bet even if you ask your folks at home they’ll tell you they’ve seen the name somewhere. All you guys who grew up in the Dubai/Bahrain or any other country in the Middle East (where most Indians go) will have heard of JVC. The point here is that this company has been around for at least 2 decades (that we know of), so you’d think they’d have enough time to properly develop they’re technology right? I don’t think so!
Excerpt: Con una resolución de 720×576 pixeles, que es algo más de lo que ofrece el vídeo en VHS, la MS100 no llega al mercado innovando, pero es bonita, pequeña y almacena sus vídeos en tarjetas de memoria, como las cámaras digitales.