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JVC GR DVL520U

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of JVC GR DVL520U. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the portability and image quality are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the memory and viewfinder, and comments about the battery and color are mixed.

price, usability, size, image quality, portability

durability, reliability, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR DVL520U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for JVC GR DVL520U

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of JVC GR DVL520U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and image quality. The size and usability are also appreciated, but many are critical about the reliability and durability. Reviews are divided on the color.

price, usability, size, image quality, portability

durability, reliability

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DVL520U MiniDV Digital Camcorder with 2.5 LCDJVC GR-DVL520U MiniDV Digital Camcorder with 2.5 LCD

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: mustjustbe (epinions.com)

Great Camera, Get More Memory

 

Quality (device, video, pictures), Battery Life, Zoom, LCD Screen

Price $$$, Only 8mB memory stick included, but upgradable

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: emericaskater147 (pricegrabber.com)

JVC GR-DVL520 MiniDV Digital Camcorder

 

This camera out of the box was fine, a good camera for the guy around the house that wasnt looking to have superb video quality or make a motion picture, with my case i filmed skateboarding.

Works really good for the first year or som and then you will begin to encounter problems, as soon as the one year warranty runs out. But video quality is adequate, manual controls are easy to use.

once the one year has gone by, you cna throw it away. everything is a weakness afterwards. B&W Viewfinder, small lcd, low light capability

Jun, 2004

Consumer review by: superdc24 (pricegrabber.com)

JVC GR-DVL520 MiniDV Digital Camcorder

 

This is a great camera if your looking for something low cost and has most features than a professional camera.

Light weight, easy instructions, inexpensive, great picture

Battery wears quick.

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: catalin693 (pricegrabber.com)

JVC GR-DVL520 MiniDV Digital Camcorder

 

(Edited January 07th by catalin693) This is a very good camera for the price it works well with the editing software (Studio 7) and handles very well.

good featured camera for the price

night capability is very poor

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: Brenda (pcphotoreview.com)

JVC GR-DVL520U

 
Jul, 2002