Vivitar DVR786 vs Vivitar DVR936

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Vivitar DVR786
Vivitar DVR936

Top Prices

BrandsMart USA
In stock
Walmart
Delivery unknown
In stock
cametaauctions
Delivery unknown
In stock (10 available)
Newegg US
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

8 Reasons For
25% bigger digital zoom Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a digital zoom of 4xx. That's 1x bigger than the Vivitar DVR936 (3xx). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 is a 9.3mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 5.07mm longer than the Vivitar DVR936 (4.23mmmm).
23% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a maximum aperture value of 3.1, however the Vivitar DVR936 is only a 2.4 maximum aperture value camcorder (0.7 lower).
Significantly smaller Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 is a 27mmmm deep camcorder, whereas the Vivitar DVR936 is a 51mmmm deep camcorder (24mm bigger).
A lot smaller Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 is a 45mmmm wide camcorder, whereas the Vivitar DVR936 is a 58mmmm wide camcorder (13mm bigger).
$60 cheaper
The Vivitar DVR786 is $60.11 cheaper than the Vivitar DVR936.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are better
The Vivitar DVR786 has an average user review score of 78% based on 52 reviews, whereas the Vivitar DVR936 has an average rating of 73% (based on 3 reviews).
2 Reasons For
A lot lower minimum aperture Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a minimum aperture of 2.4, whereas the Vivitar DVR786 is a 3.1 minimum aperture camcorder (0.7 higher).
Two times shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a minimum focal length of 4.23mmmm, however the Vivitar DVR786 is a 9.3mmmm minimum focal length camcorder (5.07mm longer).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
23% higher minimum aperture Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a minimum aperture of 3.1, however the Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 minimum aperture camcorder (0.7 lower).
5.07mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a minimum focal length of 9.3mmmm, but the Vivitar DVR936 is a 4.23mmmm minimum focal length camcorder (5.07mm shorter).
8 Reasons Against
34% smaller digital zoom Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 3xx (digital) camcorder. That's 1x smaller than the Vivitar DVR786 (3xx). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 4.23mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 5.07mm shorter than the Vivitar DVR786 (4.23mmmm).
A lot lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a maximum aperture value of 2.4, whereas the Vivitar DVR786 is a 3.1 maximum aperture value camcorder (0.7 higher).
24mm bigger Edit
Vivitar DVR936 is 51mmmm deep, but the Vivitar DVR786 is a 27mmmm deep camcorder (24mm smaller).
Bigger Edit
Vivitar DVR936 is 58mmmm wide, but the Vivitar DVR786 is a 45mmmm wide camcorder (13mm smaller).
$60 more expensive
The Vivitar DVR936 is more expensive than the Vivitar DVR786 by $60.11.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Vivitar DVR936, however 3 sellers sell the Vivitar DVR786. 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.
Lower user review Score
The Vivitar DVR936 only has an average user rating of 73%, but the Vivitar DVR786 has an average user rating of 78% (based on 52 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 41 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
3x
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
9.3mm
BEST
4.23mm
Minimum Aperture
3.1 2.4
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
9.3mm 4.23mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Value
3.1
BEST
2.4
Focal Length
9.3 4.23
Focal Length Range
9.3 4.23

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Display

Screen Size
2"
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
2" Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam

Design

Colour
 Blue
 Black
 Blue
 Black
Waterproof Depth
3m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Format
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 2592 x 1944
 3840 x 2160
 2592 x 1944
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life
0.75h
BEST
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
BEST
140g
Height
65mm 127mm
BEST
Depth
27mm
BEST
51mm
Width
45mm
BEST
58mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows
Lens Focal Range
9.3 4.23
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Cable
USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.1 2.4
Audio Recording Format
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes,via Vivitar Action Cam
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
30mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
45 x 65 x 27 58 x 127 x 51
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Video Compression Format
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
Display Diagonal
5.08cm Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
45 x 65 x 27 58 x 127 x 51
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