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alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of JVC GR-D20. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the color and size. The image quality and usability also get good views, but there are some mixed views about the battery. Some have doubts about the design and portability.

price, usability, image quality, size, color

portability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-D20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of JVC GR-D20 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the durability and image quality. The battery and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the portability.

price, usability, battery, image quality, durability


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D20 Digital Camcorder [Mini-DV 16xOptical DV-out]JVC GR-D20 Digital Camcorder [Mini-DV 16xOptical DV-out]

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Why go analogue?.


If you are not particularly serious about your video making, but you want something that's easy to use and gives good results without spending silly money then this might be the cam for you. It uses the miniDV format, which is the universal. Several ...

Great Value, compact, easy use in 'A' mode, picture & sound great for money.

Difficult use in 'M'anual. No hot-shoe, mic-socket or focus ring. Bottom loading.

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Nice camera! Ok!

Product Specifications

Battery-Biz is a leading manufacturer and distributor of batteries, adapters and chargers and the industry's source for Hi-Capacity(TM) brand power products. Hi-Capacity(TM) products are made using the finest components available and carry a one year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. Hi-Capacity(TM) products are guaranteed to meet or exceed original specifications.


3 Chip Technic: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Chemical System:Lithium-Ion
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3