ION S3000 vs Vivitar DVR936

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ION S3000
Vivitar DVR936

Top Prices

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In stock, only 4 left!
WilloughbysCamera
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In stock (326 available)
Newegg US
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
28g lighter Edit
The ION S3000 is a 112gg weight camcorder. That's 28g lighter than the Vivitar DVR936 (140gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$100 cheaper
The ION S3000 is $100 cheaper than the Vivitar DVR936.
Available from 1 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.
1 Reason For
User reviews are a little better
The Vivitar DVR936 has an average user review score of 73%, however the ION S3000 has an average rating of 71% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
A bit Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the ION S3000 is only 71%, whereas the average user rating of the Vivitar DVR936 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
20% heavier Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 140gg weight camcorder. That's 28g heavier than the ION S3000 (140gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$100 more expensive
The Vivitar DVR936 is more expensive than the ION S3000 by $100.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Vivitar DVR936, whereas 2 shops sell the ION S3000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

42 months Ago 42 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
3x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SD
BEST

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Display

Screen Size

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam

Design

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

Video

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

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 ADPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WAV
 ADPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WAV

Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Life
2.5h
BEST
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
112g
BEST
140g
Height
96.3mm 127mm
Depth
45.8mm 51mm
Width
40mm 58mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23
Interface
Mini USB USB 2.0
Cable
Short USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 ADPCM
 MP3
 WAV
 PCM
 ADPCM
 MP3
 WAV
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes,via Vivitar Action Cam
Dimensions
40 x 96.3 x 45.8 58 x 127 x 51
USB 2.0 Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Video Compression Format
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
40 x 96.3 x 45.8 58 x 127 x 51
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