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JVC Everio GZ-MG275

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG275. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and durability are on the whole positive. The size and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the battery and viewfinder. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, image quality, size, durability, design

zoom, reliability, viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC Everio GZ-MG275 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JVC Everio GZ-MG275 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

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This summary is based on the product: JVC GZ-MG275EK Hard Disk Camcorder

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: TechRadar (

JVC GZ-MG275 review


Flying the flag for hard disk, has JVC come up with another crowd-pleaser?

Stylish looks ; Sturdy build ; 40GB storage

Lack of settings and features

The MG275 offers a compromise between a point-and-shoot and a more sophisticated cam. Imaging at the top settings is beyond reproach, and the undoubted convenience of the format will encourage many to shell out that little bit extra

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Jager (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


JVC is something of a pioneer when it comes to hard disk-based camcorders, with nearly a two-year head start on the majority of its competitors. While...

Impressive video quality, user-friendly interface, SDHC/SD recording capabilities

10x optical zoom, a little pricey for a standard-definition camera

Despite being hampered by a weak optical zoom and questionable asking price, the GZ-MG275 is a solid HDD/SD camera that will satisfy all but the pickiest of users.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


The GZ-MG275 is a hard-disk based camcorder ideal for entry-level videographers, although its asking price might give some HD enthusiasts pause for thought.

Automated, shutter-style lens cap can't be lost ; Docking station makes connecting a snap ; Good quality video ; 40GB of storage space

Lacks viewfinder ; Zoom maxes out at 10x

The only other caveat we'd put on the MG275 is that consumer HD camcorders are fast tumbling in price, and the MG275 isn't an HD model. It's a good camera certainly, but if you're looking at a camera as a long-term investment, anything costing north of...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Which? (

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Aug, 2007

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While other manufacturers have hedged their bets in the increasingly complex world of camcorder formats, JVC has stuck to its guns with the hard disk Everio and the range has gone from strength to strength

Simple, graphically pleasing interface, Plenty of practical, gimmick-free features

Poor Economy mode, Some handling noise

The MG275 offers a compromise between a point-and-shoot and a more sophisticated cam. Imaging at the top settings is beyond reproach, andthe undoubted convenience of the format will encourage many to shell out that little bit extra.

May, 2007

Expert review by: Colin Barrett (

SimplyDV Review: JVC Everio GZ-MG275 HDD camcorder


Nice handling, great picture quality overall, excellent clip management and control of video and stills. Anti-G power-off could be life-saver! FireWire 1394 socket very useful, as is the dock.

JVC's Everio range continues to thrive in the face of DVD and HDD/Hybrid camcorders from the competition - and this model will find a market among users looking for good quality, ease of use and a higher degree of functionality.

Consumer review by: Nirav (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


I used 3 handy cam till date JVC-GD53 (tape) Canon(CD) and this one.

The only i can tell is Harddisk and more time length video

The picture must be run in manual then only it work well other then in auto is not functioning well, The still picture is worst (do not take)

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: JagTrader (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


Excellent picture quality, docking feature handy

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: emer_zone (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


Have this camcorder for half a year now and i'm really satisfied with it's performance but only on daytime. Got great picture and color quality. Hard-drive based video camera is the way to go if your looking for future-proof entry-level, home use camera.

Easy to use, light to carry and superb video quality both indoor and outdoor

Not high-definition level-yet. Low performance included battery and cheapy hand strap. Crappy night perfomance

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: sam (

JVC Everio GZ-MG275


Absolutely excellent

easy to work with and great picture quality


Aug, 2008

Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry in the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products.PRODUCT FEATURES:Multi-language on-screen menu;Hard disk protection with Drop Detection and Floating Suspension;Auto and manual focus;Digital image stabilizer;Backlight/spotlight compensation;White balance (auto, MWB, fine, cloud, halogen);Self-timer;Playlist video clip playback and slide show still playback;In-camera file editing;Playback scene transitions.


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3.9''


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card / SD HC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3