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alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of JVC GR-DVP9E. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and design. The durability and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the reliability, and there are some critical opinions about the image quality.

portability, usability, durability, design, battery

image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-DVP9E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of JVC GR-DVP9E from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the usability and color are generally positive. The durability and portability also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the image quality. Many are negative about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review ( review summary for JVC GR-DVP9E


alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of JVC GR-DVP9E from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The durability and design also get good feedback, but many are critical about the image quality.

usability, design, durability, portability, battery

image quality

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

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JVC - GR-DVP9 Miniature High-Band Digital Camcorder


Like everything else in the electronic field, camcorders have been gradually shrinking in size. Yet there comes a point where a fine balance has to be struck between convenience and performance and JVC believes that its ...

For both style and performance it's hard to find a camcorder in this price range that delivers so much in such a compact format. The controls will take a while to master but once you're familiarised, this is the perfect machine to slip in your pocket...

Sep, 2003

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Very compact and well built camcorder.


This JVC GR-DVP9 is my first camcorder and the learning curve has been very straight forward. I was able to hook the JVC up to iM...

Sep, 2003

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I have one of these JVC GR-DVP9 camcorders. Agree with above (or below) reviewer. Excellent camcorder for convenience and portabil...

Aug, 2003

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JVC GRDVP9 - The mini marvel


If you're reading this review, then you must at least be thinking about buying this JVC GR-DVP9 camcorder. Further more, there is ...

Jul, 2003

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Nov, 2003

Product Specifications

Exquisitely Designed. Perfectly Refined. The GR-DVP9 is a Ultra-Stylish Flat-Surface Design with Pro-Level Performance. With its compact, flat surface design, this ultra-stylish camera just begs to be taken with you wherever you're going. Featuring an integrated lens cover and brushed aluminum body with sensible button layout, the GR-DVP9 fits comfortably in your pocket or purse without unsightly bumps or protrusions. The GR-DVP9 is nothing but pure quality with its 1/4-inch 1.33 megapixel CCD and Super HS (High-Sensitivity) CCD. This newly developed Super HS CCD with 1, 330, 000 pixels and extra-high sensitivity. This increases resolution and enhances light-gathering capability to deliver brighter images with less noise. This Ultra-Stylish camcorder also boasts 540 horizontal resolution, 4 selectable HG digital still images (1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480), NightAlive, Info-Shoe for various accessories (video light, flash and stereo microphone). The GR-DVP9 represents Minimum Size, High Performance and Maximum Fun.

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:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
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:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC GR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:38mm
Min Focal Length:3.8mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
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:200
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
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Mirror / Sepia / Strobe
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor