Action junkies will most likely enjoy JVC’s new GC-XA1 ADIXXION camcorder that’s pegged to be an “action camera” that’s ready to capture all your adventures. Available later this summer for $349.95, the waterproof (up to five meters) and pocket-sized camera is very lightweight and offers numerous action-ready features that can handle any situation you want to capture on film. It’s shockproof to withstand a fall from two meters (6.5 feet), dustproof and freeze-proof, and doesn’t need any special storage unit. The camcorder is great for any snowboarders, surfers, mountain bikers and more, while still being a great family camcorder for those who just want to capture life’s best moments in full HD 1920×1080/30p and 1280×720/60p recording (with video being recorded as QuickTime-compatible MP4)
There’s a 1.5-inch LCD monitor built into the side of the camera so it’s easy to check footage while in the action and it comes with two mounts – a goggle mount and a flexible mount suitable for a wide range of applications, including use on a helmet or surfboard, while still having wide range of optional accessories are available, including specialized mounts. The body of the device features a scratch-resistant rubber texture and it comes with built-in Wi-Fi so you can easily send live images to a PC or mobile hotspot, or transfer data to a PC for uploading your videos to your YouTube or Facebook. And it can stream live high definition video in real time to USTREAM without a PC. Android and iOS apps are available for free download, while Wi-Video PC software comes with the camera. A built-in also HDMI terminal allows easy connection to HDTVs. Other features include ultra-wide lens, time lapse recording at intervals of 1 or 5 seconds, digital 5x zoom, 5 megapixel stills, white balance (auto/manual), exposure (auto), and self-timer functions.