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JVC GR D395US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of JVC GR D395US. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and zoom. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the viewfinder and design.

usability, price, image quality, zoom, battery

design, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR D395US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR D395US

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of JVC GR D395US from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and reliability. The price and image quality are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the durability and usability.

zoom, image quality, price, reliability, portability

usability, durability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D395 MiniDV Camcorder w/32x Optical ZoomJVC GR-D395 MiniDV Camcorder w/32x Optical Zoom

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

Quick Camcorder Reviews : JVC GR-D395

Better manual controls than the majority of entry level camcorders, with the notable exception of Panasonics, - Good battery life, - 32 x optical zoom

Video performance is unexceptional, - Poor handling and design (battery interferes with viewfinder...), - Feels cheaply made

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: John Neely (camcorderinfo.com)

JVC GR-D395 Camcorder Review - JVC MiniDV Camcorders

 

The GR-D395 ($370 MSRP) is the second from the top in a line of four very similar JVC camcorders, all starting with the prefix "GR-D39…." Each has a few features that one-up the model prior. This camcorder's prime feature is a very large 3-hour...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: John Neely (reviewed.com)

JVC GR-D395

 

At 3000 lux, the D395 produced a relatively pale image. This seemed to be a result of strong greens and very low reds. The reds are particularly bad, and give colors that are supposed to be "pure red" a pinkish hue. On the plus side, the picture does...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: ming (newegg.com)

Good camcorder

 

although the batt. has 3hrs working time, it is big and a little ugly...

32X optical zoom. 3hrs battery. easy operation.auto button

Cannot use USB to transfer movie-at least I did not figure out how to do that. No mic input

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: ponseswar (pricegrabber.com)

GR-D395 mini DV

 

Good one for this price. Compared to Elura100 the features are almost the same. Better in night shots with light. The access to the menu and play/forward buttons are inside, we have to use both hands in operating the camera some times. during day light...

Battery life,easy menus and settings, large auto and manual button

acess to USB and DV port, No wirewire with the pack,

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: kayveea (pricegrabber.com)

Good Choice - for Sure

 

I bought this camcorder about 10 days beck.

Good Day light clarity, Excellent optical Zoom

Most of the controls to be done by opening the LCD monitor. However major controls are comfortably placed

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: ponseswar (pricegrabber.com)

GR-D395 mini DV

 

Good one for this price.

Battery life,easy menus and settings, large auto and manual button

acess to USB and DV port, No wirewire with the pack,

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: kayveea (pricegrabber.com)

Good Choice - for Sure

 

I bought this camcorder about 10 days beck. Before buying this one, I looked for the plus and minus of almost all the models relative to this category and then finally settled with this owing to the following parameters: 32X zoom, Good clarity,...

Good Day light clarity, Excellent optical Zoom

Most of the controls to be done by opening the LCD monitor. However major controls are comfortably placed

Dec, 2006