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JVC GR-D239

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and size. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the memory and control panel.

value for money, portability, usability, size, design

battery, image quality, control panel, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-D239 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 61 reviews)

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Sony Handycam HDR-SR7E: A great prosumer HD Camcorder

 

A high end HD camcorder that provides stunning quality HD to a 60gb HDD so it is easy to transfer all the captured videos to a pc. The camcorder is in a glossy black casing covered with all the buttons you might expect on a camcorder, zoom, record,...

Quality, HDD rather than tape, zoom

cost, fiddly touch screen

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Canon XL2: Go PRO for less

 

The Canon XL2 is the pro-sumer miniDV camcorder that is most often spotted on the sets of low budget and independent films. Not because it is a cheap option, but because for a fraction of the cost of a professional rig, you can deliver the same...

Interchageable lens system, 2xXLR inputs built in, adjustable viewfinder position

Not good for low light performance, bulky when compared to consumer units, not HD

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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV130: Good pics & inexpensive

 

For the detailed spec on this camera, read Flossy's opinion below. All the relevant points are covered. I bought this camera because I wanted the cheapest digital camera with reasonable picture quality I could find - and at around £390 (if you hunt...

Video picture quality, Good optical zoom, Good battery life

Rotten stills performance, Forget the digital zoom, Slightly bulky

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Ready?....ACTION!

 

When we finally had enough money to buy a camcorder I was totally confused with the different makes and models on the market. It seemed that you could spend as little or as much as you wanted and the technology on them all, seemed to be very different...

excellent clear pictures, good features, excellent price

no memory card

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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV120: I AM the next Tarrantino.

 

This is my first camcorder and I am very pleased with it. I got it v cheap from an online shop at £440. All the functions, features and quality that you would expect from Sony come with this camera including a 2.5" LCD screen, nightvision and cheesy...

Good quality. Cheap (for a digital camcorder)

None

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JVC GR-DVL9500: Great easy to use digital camcorder

 

This camcorder is great! Very easy to handle, fits nicely in the hand and is light. Packed full of features it performs well in all conditions. Complete with remote control and 200x digital zoom, 40x optical zoom even the smallest speck on the horizion...

Powerful feature, compact and lightweight

LCD Panel hungry for battery power. Buttons a little small

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB: No
USB Interface: No
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:4:3
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