Sony FDR-X1000 vs Vivitar DVR794

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Sony FDR-X1000
Vivitar DVR794

Top Prices

Best Buy
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
BrandsMart USA
Checked 19 hours ago
In stock
Walmart
Checked 21 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Newegg US
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
One year longer manufacturer's guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the Sony FDR-X1000 is one year, whereas it is zero years for the Vivitar DVR794.
2 Reasons For
$321 cheaper
The Vivitar DVR794 costs $79.00, whereas the Sony FDR-X1000 is $399.99.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
$321 more expensive
The Sony FDR-X1000 is more expensive than the Vivitar DVR794 by $320.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Sony FDR-X1000, but 3 retailers sell the Vivitar DVR794. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
1 Reason Against
Seven months older
The Vivitar DVR794 is older than the Sony FDR-X1000 by seven months.

Awards

2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Ultimate
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

43 months Ago 50 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 0 Years

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12MP

Lens System

Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
2.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
2.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
2.8 9

Storage

Memory Slots
1 1
Compatible Memory Cards
 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 0.5m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Underwater
 Underwater

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
BEST
 action cam
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
BEST
 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
6lx Unknown - Click to provide data
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
Shock Proof Up to
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof Up to
10m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Video Capturing Speed
24fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 AVI
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 AVI
Video Resolutions
 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(s)
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 3000
BEST
Continuous Shooting Mode
 Continuous shooting mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 MP4
BEST
 MP4

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
0.5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Lithium-ion
Battery Technology
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
89g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
51.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
88.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
24.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
Cables Included
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
 USB
 Micro-USB

Other Features

Compatible Operating Systems
Windows & Mac Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Focal Range
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Micro USB USB 2.0
Cable Type
Micro USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.0 - 120
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Formats
 MP4
 MP4
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
Yes,Play Memories Home Unknown - Click to provide data
Smooth Slow Record
 Smooth slow record
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode)
17.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Out
 HDMI out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 50 x 72 x 28
USB Cable
 USB cable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Formats
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
Wireless Connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In WiFi
 Built-in WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dustproof
 Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
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