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alaScore 72

7 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of JVC GR DX97EK. The average rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the reliability. The portability also gets good opinions. Many are critical about the design and usability.

portability, reliability

usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR DX97EK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for JVC GR DX97EK


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of JVC GR DX97EK from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the reliability. The portability is also appreciated, but there are some less positive opinions about the design and usability.

portability, reliability

usability, design

17% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DX97EK DSC Digital CamcorderJVC GR-DX97EK DSC Digital Camcorder

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry in the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Night mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard
Storage Capacity:8MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.2
Max Focal Length:31.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:700
Faders:Black & white fader / Black fader / Corner wipe / Door wipe / Scroll wipe / Shutter wipe / Slide wipe / White fader / Window wipe
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor