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JVC GR-DV800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of JVC GR-DV800. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The portability is also appreciated. Opinions about the size and design are different. There are some less positive reviews about the durability and viewfinder.

usability, portability, price

zoom, battery, reliability, viewfinder, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-DV800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR-DV800

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of JVC GR-DV800 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The portability is also appreciated. The size and design get mixed opinions. The durability and viewfinder get less positive reviews.

usability, portability, price

zoom, battery, reliability, viewfinder, durability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GRDV800 MiniDV 1.33MP Camcorder with 3.5" LCD, 10x Optical Zoom, and 8MB MMC CardJVC GRDV800 MiniDV 1.33MP Camcorder with 3.5" LCD, 10x Optical Zoom, and 8MB MMC Card

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

JVC GR-DV800US

 

The JVC GR-DV800US ($900 street) produced high-quality video and still images in most trials and costs $700 less than the top-performing Sony unit. The JVC model is the best choice here for the budget-conscious shopper. The camera is long and lean,...

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: Brian Peterson (videomaker.com)

JVC Mini DV Camcorder Review: JVC GR-DV800

 

Sure, you may already be capturing your child's soccer triumphs with a compact Hi8 or VHS video camcorder. You may also have a digital still camera for fun around the campfire. However, until recently, you would have had to make some serious sacrifices...

Megapixel stills ; Blank Search/Navi Store features ; Convenient power features

Bottom-loading tape mechanism ; Performance ; Tested Resolution: 425 lines ; Field of View: 36.5 degrees

A reasonably priced hybrid video and digital still camera in a comfortable package.

Oct, 2003

Consumer review by: Rob (shopzilla.com)

Returned after 30 days

 

Excellent outdoor video quality

Poor low light video quality.

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: wlsva (ciao.com)

JVC GR DV800

 

JVC GR-DV800 has a very complete feature, similar in many products few and far between. These features include a resolution of 540 lines, 200-megapixel still photos shot capacity, 3.5 "LCD liquid crystal display and the analog signal to digital signal...

Very complete, 540-line resolution, 200-megapixel still photos shot capacity, 3.5 "LCD liquid crys

Lithium batteries do not have a strong ability to continue the

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: loneydessert (ciao.com)

JVC GR-DV800

 

JVC GR-DV800 Camera Type: Mini DV Photosensitive device pixels: 800,000 pixels class The number of photosensitive devices: single CCD Optical Zoom: 10 times NightShot function: Color Camera pixels: 1,000,000 JVC GR-DV800 listed in 2003, when the JVC...

Low noise.High-resolution CCD

Limited capacity pool of life.Low-light shooting performance

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: ruabn (pcphotoreview.com)

JVC GR-DV800US

 
Sep, 2003