Sony PDWF-800 vs Vivitar DVR508

Sony PDWF-800
Vivitar DVR508

Top Prices

Adorama
Delivery unknown
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock
Adorama
Out of stock
aSavings
Delivery unknown
In stock (65 available)
Walmart
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
A lot larger screen size Edit
The Sony PDWF-800 has a screen size of 3.5"", however the Vivitar DVR508 is only a 1.8"" screen size camcorder (1.7" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

2 Reasons For
$15 cheaper
The Vivitar DVR508 costs $34.95, whereas the Sony PDWF-800 is $49.95.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
$15 more expensive
The Sony PDWF-800 is more expensive than the Vivitar DVR508 by $15.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Sony PDWF-800, whereas 2 retailers sell the Vivitar DVR508. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The Sony PDWF-800 is older than the Vivitar DVR508 by one month.
1 Reason Against
Hugely smaller screen size Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 has a screen size of 1.8"", but the Sony PDWF-800 is a 3.5"" screen size camcorder (1.7" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
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Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
Storage Media Type
 SSD
 Videotape
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 SSD
 Videotape

Focusing

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
3.5"
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1.8"
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

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

Camera

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Blue
 Black
 Blue

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
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 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
50 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVI
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2448
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Audio

Audio Format
 WAV
 WAV
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
2h
BEST
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AAA battery x 3

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
-5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.3kg 281g
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Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 99mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 38mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Internal Memory Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MB
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data USB
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.0,6.5
Audio Recording Format
 WAV
 WAV
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 38 x 55 x 99
USB 2.0 Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Video Compression Format
 AVI
 AVI
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.57cm

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38 x 55 x 99
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000
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