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We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 10 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 80/100. The average review date is 16-03-2008. We have compared these reviews to 369483 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 77/100 = Good. Last update: 17-12-2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of JVC GR D390 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the zoom and usability. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the durability.

price, portability, image quality, usability, zoom


62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-D390EK Mini DV CamcorderJVC GR-D390EK Mini DV Camcorder

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

You cant beat this for this price!


I got this JVC GR-D390EK Mini DV camcorder after a long time looking at other options... JVC seem to be making the best HDD camcor...

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Exceptional value for money and great quality


I originally wanted the Sony HC35 as I previously had a Sony hi8 camcorder which I used to use however it seemed to have problems ...

Feb, 2007

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. PRODUCT FEATURES: 1/6-inch 800k pixel CCD (number of effective pixels: 400k pixels for moving pictures, 400k pixels for stills); 32x Optical Zoom/800x digital zoom; 520 lines of resolution; 2.5" LCD; Color viewfinder; DV In/Out; 32MB SD card; HG Digital Stills (640x480-pixel); Powerful optical zoom (32x); 16: 9 wide screen mode; Live slow for slow motion effect with real time sound; 3-Dimension noise reduction (3D NR); Clear LCD monitor; Digital still capture; Data battery; Digital color NightScope; Power-linked operation; Multi-Language On-Screen (10-language); AUTO button.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:JVC BN-VF707U

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:32MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-4.5
Max Focal Length:73.6mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:32
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
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 Zoom:800
Faders:Black fader / Scroll wipe / Slide wipe / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor