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JVC GR-D 370

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of JVC GR-D 370. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and portability. The image quality and price are also appreciated, whereas comments are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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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 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (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 mentioned favorably.

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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

Dec, 2018

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 (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 (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 (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 (epinions.com)

This camera is useless indoors

 

Economically priced, small in size, easy to use

terrible picture indoors

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Many Uses. Master of None

 

This camera is our first step up from a Hi-8 that has been in use for many years. We have only had it about a month so if long-term reliability is what you want to know about, we can't help there. We got the camera because we wanted to be easily able...

Mid-range and better features

Not a rival for a still camera

May, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Many Uses. Master of None

 

This camera is our first step up from a Hi-8 that has been in use for many years. We have only had it about a month so if long-term reliability is what you want to know about, we can’t help there. We got the camera because we wanted to be easily...

Mid-range and better features

Not a rival for a still camera

May, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great camera/Great Value

 

I bought this camcorder about 2 months ago and I don't regret it one bit. First of all, here's some things you should know: The camcorder has both USB and DV (Firewire)ports. You should know that the USB connection is for transferring still picture ...

32x optical zoom, small and light, great picture quality in well-lit conditions

Short-life battery, USB connectivity for transferring video

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Great camera/Great Value

 

I bought this camcorder about 2 months ago and I don't regret it one bit.

32x optical zoom, small and light, great picture quality in well-lit conditions

Short-life battery, USB connectivity for transferring video

Apr, 2006