ION S3000 vs Vivitar DVR508

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ION S3000
Vivitar DVR508

Top Prices

Walmart
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Out of stock
Walmart
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In stock
Newegg US
Checked 5 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
169g lighter Edit
The ION S3000 is a 112g weight camcorder. That's 169g lighter than the Vivitar DVR508 (281g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Waterproof Edit
The ION S3000 is waterproof, however the Vivitar DVR508 is not.
1 Reason For
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the ION S3000, but 2 sellers sell the Vivitar DVR508. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
2 Reasons Against
Significantly heavier Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 has a weight of 281g, whereas the ION S3000 is a 112g weight camcorder (169g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Not waterproof Edit
The Vivitar DVR508 is not waterproof, but the ION S3000 is waterproof.

Awards

1 Award
alphr.com: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

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Date Released

43 months Ago 43 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Digital
 Digital
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8

Storage

Memory Slots
1 1
Compatible Memory Cards
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SDHC
 SD
BEST

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000
Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8"

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8"
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 handheld
 action cam
 handheld
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10

Design

Colour of Product
 Red
 Blue
 Red
 Blue
Waterproof Up to
3m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 AVI
 MOV
 AVI
Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST

Still Image

Still Image Resolution(s)
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2448
BEST
Continuous Shooting Mode
 Continuous shooting mode
 Continuous shooting mode

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 ADPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 ADPCM
 PCM
 WAV

Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2.5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Rechargeable AAA battery x 3

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
112g
BEST
281g
Height
96.3mm 55mm
Depth
45.8mm 99mm
Width
40mm 38mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB

Other Features

Compatible Operating Systems
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MB
Interface
Mini USB USB 2.0
Cable Type
Short USB USB
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.0,6.5
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
 Windows operating systems supported
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Formats
 PCM
 ADPCM
 WAV
 PCM
 ADPCM
 WAV
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
40 x 96.3 x 45.8 38 x 55 x 99
USB Cable
 USB cable
 USB cable
USB 2.0 Connectors
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Waterproof
 Waterproof
BEST
 Waterproof
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Formats
 MOV
 AVI
 MOV
 AVI
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.57cm

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
40 x 96.3 x 45.8 38 x 55 x 99
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1,1/2000
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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