HP F-500 vs Vivitar DVR508

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HP F-500
Vivitar DVR508

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
6% longer maximum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 is a 2.95mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 0.15mm longer than the Vivitar DVR508 (2.8mmmm).
Vastly lower minimum aperture Edit
The HP F-500 has a minimum aperture of 1.9, however the Vivitar DVR508 is a 3 minimum aperture camcorder (1.1 higher).
4mm smaller Edit
The HP F-500 is a 95mmmm deep camcorder, whereas the Vivitar DVR508 is a 99mmmm deep camcorder (4mm bigger).
3 Reasons For
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 is a 2.8mmmm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 0.15mm shorter than the HP F-500 (2.8mmmm).
Higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 is a 3 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1.1 higher than the HP F-500 (3).
174g lighter Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 has a weight of 281gg, however the HP F-500 is a 455gg weight camcorder (174g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Slightly longer minimum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 has a minimum focal length of 2.95mmmm, but the Vivitar DVR508 is a 2.8mmmm minimum focal length camcorder (0.15mm shorter).
Vastly lower maximum aperture value Edit
The HP F-500 has a maximum aperture value of 1.9, however the Vivitar DVR508 is a 3 maximum aperture value camcorder (1.1 higher).
Heavier Edit
The HP F-500 is a 455gg weight camcorder. That's 174g heavier than the Vivitar DVR508 (281gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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3 Reasons Against
A little shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 has a maximum focal length of 2.8mmmm, whereas the HP F-500 is a 2.95mmmm maximum focal length camcorder (0.15mm longer).
Higher minimum aperture Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 is a 3 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 1.1 higher than the HP F-500 (3).
5% bigger Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 has a depth of 99mmmm. That's 4mm bigger than the HP F-500 (99mmmm).

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
2.95mm
BEST
2.8mm
Minimum Aperture
1.9
BEST
3
Minimum Focal Length
2.95mm 2.8mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Value
1.9 3
BEST
Focal Length
2.95 2.8
Focal Length Range
2.95 2.8

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
1 1
Memory Card
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000

Display

Screen Size
1.8"
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8"
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
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Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10

Design

Colour
 Black
 Blue
 Black
 Blue

Video

Video Capturing Speed
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 AVI
 MOV
 AVI
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
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 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
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 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 3264 x 2448
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 ADPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 ADPCM
 PCM
 WAV

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life
0.17h
BEST
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion AAA battery x 3
Battery
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
455g 281g
BEST
Height
170mm
BEST
55mm
Depth
95mm
BEST
99mm
Width
135mm
BEST
38mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
2.95 2.8
Internal Memory Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MB
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data USB
Aperture Range
1.9 3.0,6.5
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 ADPCM
 WAV
 PCM
 ADPCM
 WAV
Other Features
G Sensor Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
21.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
135 x 170 x 95 38 x 55 x 99
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Video Compression Format
 MOV
 AVI
 MOV
 AVI
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.57cm

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
135 x 170 x 95 38 x 55 x 99
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000
Power Supply Type
Battery,12V car adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
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