Some people who purchased this camcorders said that it was good at resisting water ingress. Alison Innes wrote on Amazon “I need glasses so the display wasn't easy to read when swimming”.
Some customers who reviewed this camcorders considered that it was well made. Mark Baldwyn and he mentioned on Amazon “Good quality build, with bundled accessories” in his review. Salty mentioned in their review of this camcorders on Amazon “Well made solid camera that can be operated from my mobile phone”.
One Vivitar DVR794 owner said in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Mrs J said in her review “He did wonder if it was broken as the camera doesn't give a true indication as to how much power is in the battery”.