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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of JVC GR-DX 28. 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. Opinions about the memory and portability are on the whole positive. The size and price also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

usability, price, size, portability, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the JVC GR-DX 28 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JVC GR-DX 28 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the size and memory are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

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

This summary is based on the products: JVC GR-DX28EK F1.2 Lens Digital CamcorderJVC GR-DX28EK F1.2 Lens Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2018

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As a 1st time camcorder buyer, i must admit my JVC GR-DX28EK digital camcorder stayed in the box for a few weeks, as the instructi...

Dec, 2004

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A solid mini digital cam


In a few words ....this JVC GR-DX28EK camera is simply a bargain packed with features exceptional quality and small enough to pop ...

Dec, 2004

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Why buy any other camcorder?


I received this JVC GR-DX28EK camcorder 2 weeks ago and I am truly amazed at the quality of the footage. I have tried it on long p...

Aug, 2004

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: F1.2 Aspherical Super Bright Lens for High-Quality Images; 1/6-inch 800, 000 pixel CCD; 12x Optical Zoom/700x Super Digital Zoom with Spline Interpolation; 3-Dimension Noise Reduction (3D NR); 2.5" Clear LCD Monitor; Auto Illumi. Light (Auto Illumination Light); 520 Lines of Resolution with Super High-Band Processor; USB PC Link; Video CD Creation; Email Video Clips (MPEG-1 Video Capture); Web-Camera Function; Digital Still Capture (MPEG-1 USB Streaming); Digital Color NightScope; Picture Stabiliser; Color Viewfinder; DV Output (i.LINK, IEEE1394 compliant).

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

Exposure Parameters

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


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-1
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
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Sepia / Strobe


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor