Sony FDR-X1000 vs Vivitar DVR786

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Sony FDR-X1000
Vivitar DVR786

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3x shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Sony FDR-X1000 has a minimum focal length of 2.8mmmm, however the Vivitar DVR786 is a 9.3mmmm minimum focal length camcorder (6.5mm longer).
A lot smaller Edit
The Sony FDR-X1000 has a height of 51.7mmmm, however the Vivitar DVR786 is a 65mmmm high camcorder (13.3mm bigger).
20.6mm smaller Edit
Sony FDR-X1000 is 24.4mmmm wide, but the Vivitar DVR786 is a 45mmmm wide camcorder (20.6mm bigger).
Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
70% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 is a 9.3mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 6.5mm longer than the Sony FDR-X1000 (9.3mmmm).
Longer battery life Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 is a 0.75hh battery life camcorder. That's 0.25h longer than the Sony FDR-X1000 (0.75hh). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Smaller Edit
Vivitar DVR786 is 27mmmm deep, but the Sony FDR-X1000 is an 88.9mmmm deep camcorder (61.9mm bigger).
$10 cheaper
The Vivitar DVR786 costs $69.88, whereas the Sony FDR-X1000 is $79.95.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Sony FDR-X1000 is a 2.8mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 6.5mm shorter than the Vivitar DVR786 (9.3mmmm).
Shorter battery life Edit
The Sony FDR-X1000 is a 0.5hh battery life camcorder. That's 0.25h shorter than the Vivitar DVR786 (0.75hh). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

61.9mm bigger Edit
Sony FDR-X1000 is 88.9mmmm deep, but the Vivitar DVR786 is a 27mmmm deep camcorder (61.9mm smaller).
$10 more expensive
The Sony FDR-X1000 is more expensive than the Vivitar DVR786 by $10.07.
4 Reasons Against
Vastly longer minimum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a minimum focal length of 9.3mmmm, however the Sony FDR-X1000 is a 2.8mmmm minimum focal length camcorder (6.5mm shorter).
21% bigger Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a height of 65mmmm, however the Sony FDR-X1000 is a 51.7mmmm high camcorder (13.3mm smaller).
20.6mm bigger Edit
Vivitar DVR786 is 45mmmm wide, but the Sony FDR-X1000 is a 24.4mmmm wide camcorder (20.6mm smaller).
Not as many stockists
Only 3 retailers sells the Vivitar DVR786, however 5 retailers sell the Sony FDR-X1000. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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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
Maximum Focal Length
2.8mm 9.3mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.1
Minimum Focal Length
2.8mm
BEST
9.3mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.1
Focal Length
2.8 9.3
Focal Length Range
2.8 9.3

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Underwater
 Underwater

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2"
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 2"

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
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 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
6lx Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 White
 Blue
 White
 Blue
Shock Proof Height
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof Depth
10m 3m
BEST

Video

Video Capturing Speed
24fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 AVI
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 AVI
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 2592 x 1944
 2592 x 1944
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Audio

Audio Format
 MP4
BEST
 MP4

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Battery

Battery Life
0.5h 0.75h
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Video Recording Time
Battery Type
NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
89g
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Height
51.7mm
BEST
65mm
Depth
88.9mm 27mm
BEST
Width
24.4mm
BEST
45mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB

Other Features

Operating System
Windows & Mac Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Focal Range
2.8 9.3
Interface
Micro USB USB 2.0
Cable
Micro USB USB
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.1
Audio Recording Format
 MP4
 MP4
Other Features
Yes,Play Memories Home Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
17.1mm 30mm
Dimensions
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 45 x 65 x 27
USB 2.0 Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Video Compression Format
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVI
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVI
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.08cm

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 45 x 65 x 27
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
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