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JVC GR-D 370

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of JVC GR-D 370. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and image quality. The zoom and price also get good opinions. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, zoom, image quality, durability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-D 370 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-D 370

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of JVC GR-D 370 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the image quality and durability are on the whole positive. The zoom and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, zoom, durability, image quality

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D370 MiniDV Camcorder w/32x Optical ZoomJVC GR-D370 MiniDV Camcorder w/32x Optical Zoom

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

JVC GR-D370 MiniDV Digital Camcorder Review

 

Zoom The GR-D370 has a 32x optical and 800x digital zoom. The optical zoom is much higher than many other camcorders in this price range.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (cnet.com.au)

JVC GR-D370

 

Despite its relatively low price and big optical zoom range, the JVC GR-D370 does little else to distinguish itself in budget class.

Relatively inexpensive ; Powerful 32X zoom in a fairly compact package

Wide-screen video appears distorted on the display ; Viewfinder must be extended to be activated

The JVC GR-D370US faces a variety of competition from budget camcorders of the same price such as the Sony Handycam DCR-HC26. We'd like to say it that rises above the fray to make it the value proposition it's supposed to be, but unfortunately, there's...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: Mark (cameraworld.com)

Great for the Price

 

I have had it for about 3 years and I only had one problem with it. It just needed it's heads cleaned. I got it when it was [$]. So now it's even a better deal.

"Simple Controls","Comfortable to Operate","Durable"

"Needs Stronger Zippers"

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: roadrooster (shopping.com)

Sound Scratchy

 

I have had this camera for a few months. Wanted something to tape kids activities and just general family fun.

small and compact

I do not recommend this camera

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: anniemml (shopping.com)

This camera is useless indoors

 

We were set on purchasing a more expensive camera. We were convinced by several sales people that this modestly priced camera would more than fit our needs. Unfortunately, they were wrong. We use this video camera extensively inside for making family...

Economically priced, small in size, easy to use

terrible picture indoors

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: anniemml (epinions.com)

This camera is useless indoors

 

Economically priced, small in size, easy to use

terrible picture indoors

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: linhmegan (pricegrabber.com)

JVC GR-D370 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 

It's a great value for less than $300. I have just migrated from regular camcorder to MiniDV. Has all the features at its price. However,the weakness of this are the monitor screen picture quality, sound quality, auto adjustment when use inside and...

It's a great value for less than $300. I have just migrated from regular camcorder to MiniDV. Has all the features at its price

Monitor screen picture quality, sound quality, auto adjustment when use inside and backlight situation

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: linhmegan (pricegrabber.com)

Good For A Beginner

 

It's a great value for less than $300.

It's a great value for less than $300. I have just migrated from regular camcorder to MiniDV. Has all the features at its price.

Monitor screen picture quality, sound quality, auto adjustment when use inside and backlight situation.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: GeoTrevi (pricegrabber.com)

GR-D370US

 

Camcorder is very user friendly.Read manual,started recording the next day.Really enjoying the zoom that this camcorder has.Impressed on how good this small camcorder preformed. Would advice others to buy this product.Price is very affordable.

Very good zoom capability.clarity of picture is great

Snap photo button to close to zoom button

May, 2006

Consumer review by: GeoTrevi (pricegrabber.com)

GR-D370US

 

Camcorder is very user friendly.

Very good zoom capability.clarity of picture is great.

Snap photo button to close to zoom button.

May, 2006

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

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