JVC launches Pocket Camera PICSIO GC-FM1

JVC-PICSIO-GC-FM1JVC today announced the launch of its first pocket flash memory camera, the new PICSIO GC-FM1. PICSIO is designed for those who want a small, simple, camera that allows easy sharing and delivers high quality video and still images.

PICSIO shoots true eight-megapixel stills and 1080p Full HD video for outstanding results even when viewed on an HDTV. Further enhancing the quality of PICSIO’s video is image stabilization that minimizes camera shake, even when the 4X digital zoom is used. The camera is about the size of a small cell phone, and is available in three colors – Black Ice, Blue Steel and Purple Passion. It boasts a stylish design with a case that features a tone-on-tone geometric pattern and chrome accents for a jewel-like appearance.

JVC PICSIO-GC-FM1

PICSIO’s high quality images result from the use of an eight-megapixel CMOS image sensor that captures JPEG stills with up to eight-megapixel native resolution – there’s no image-degrading interpolation, so PICSIO images are sharp and vibrant, whether viewed on a screen or printed. In video mode, PICSIO records 1080p Full HD video that’s easily enjoyed on an HDTV by using the camera’s HDMI connection. Videos are recorded in the widely-used MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format and stored as .MOV files for easy sharing without the need for time-consuming and potentially damaging conversion. Storage is on readily-available SD/SDHC memory cards.

JVC PICSIO-GC-FM1

To suit individual shooting situations, PICSIO provides four video and still recording modes:

Ease-of-use was a top priority in designing PICSIO, so instead of lengthy menus to scroll through, functions are easily selected directly using logically placed dedicated buttons. Power (on/off), playback, delete, video/still mode switching, and thumbnail display mode all have their own individual buttons. A four-way controller positioned in the middle controls zoom (by pressing up/down), still image viewing (by pressing left/right), and record start/stop (the center button). The large, two-inch LCD also makes shooting easy.

Connectors include HDMI™ out (Mini), AV out and USB 2.0/1.1. The camera charges via USB connection, so it automatically charges whenever connected to a PC and not transferring files. USB cable, AV cable, hand strap and PC software – loaded into the camera’s internal memory – are included with the camera.

Video Recording

Mode Image size Frame Rate
1080p 1440 x 1080p 30 fps
720p 1280 x 720p 60 fps
VGA 640 x 480p 60 fps
QVGA 320 x 240p 30 fps

Still Recording

Mode Image size Aspect Rate
8 M 3264 x 2448 4:3
5 M 2592 x 1944 4:3
2 M 1600 x 1200 4:3
0.3 M 640 x 480 4:3

PICSIO Feature Highlights

  • Stylish Pocket-Fitting Design in Choice of Colors
  • “Menu-less” Simple & Easy Operation
  • Direct Sending to iTunes®/YouTube™ (.MOV file)
  • Image Stabilizer
  • 8 Megapixel Still Image Recording
  • 1080P/30fps HD Video Recording
  • 4x Digital Zoom
  • Convenient USB Battery Charging
  • HDMI™ and AV Output Terminal
  • SD/SDHC Card Compatible (up to 32GB)
  • 2.0″ Color LCD

The JVC Picsio GC-FM1 is available now for $199.95.

Source: JVC

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