Vivitar DVR786 vs Vivitar DVR936

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Vivitar DVR786
Vivitar DVR936

Top Prices

BrandsMart USA
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In stock
Walmart
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Out of stock
Newegg US
Checked 20 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Newegg US
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
25% bigger digital zoom Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a digital zoom of 4x. That's 1x bigger than the Vivitar DVR936 (3x). 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
Vivitar DVR786 is 9.3mm maximum focal length. That's 5.07mm longer than the Vivitar DVR936 (4.23mm).
23% higher maximum aperture number Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a maximum aperture number of 3.1, however the Vivitar DVR936 is only a 2.4 maximum aperture value camcorder (0.7 lower).
$90 cheaper
The Vivitar DVR786 is $90.11 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.
3 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has an image stabilizer, whereas the Vivitar DVR786 does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

A lot lower minimum aperture number Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 minimum aperture camcorder, whereas the Vivitar DVR786 is a 3.1 minimum aperture camcorder (0.7 higher).
Two times shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 4.23mm, however the Vivitar DVR786 is a 9.3mm minimum focal length camcorder (5.07mm longer).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 does not have an image stabilizer, but the Vivitar DVR936 has an image stabilizer. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

23% higher minimum aperture number Edit
The Vivitar DVR786 has a minimum aperture number of 3.1, however the Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 minimum aperture camcorder (0.7 lower).
5.07mm longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Vivitar DVR786 is 9.3mm minimum focal length, but the Vivitar DVR936 is a 4.23mm minimum focal length camcorder (5.07mm shorter).
5 Reasons Against
34% smaller digital zoom Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 3x (digital) camcorder. That's 1x smaller than the Vivitar DVR786 (3x). 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 4.23mm. That's 5.07mm shorter than the Vivitar DVR786 (4.23mm).
A lot lower maximum aperture number Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 maximum aperture value camcorder, whereas the Vivitar DVR786 is a 3.1 maximum aperture value camcorder (0.7 higher).
$90 more expensive
The Vivitar DVR936 is more expensive than the Vivitar DVR786 by $90.11.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Vivitar DVR936, however 3 retailers 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.

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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
4x
BEST
3x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
9.3mm
BEST
4.23mm
Minimum Aperture Number
3.1 2.4
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
9.3mm 4.23mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number
3.1
BEST
2.4
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
9.3 4.23
Focal Length Range (f-F)
9.3 4.23

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Auto

Display

Display Diagonal
2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
2" Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
3D
 3D
 3D

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Colour of Product
 Blue
 Black
 Blue
 Black
Waterproof Up to
3m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST

Still Image

Still Image Resolution(s)
 2592 x 1944
 3840 x 2160
 2592 x 1944
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Continuous Shooting Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Continuous shooting mode

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Life (max)
0.75h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Battery Technology
 Lithium
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 140g
Height
65mm 127mm
Depth
27mm 51mm
Width
45mm 58mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows
Lens Focal Range
9.3 4.23
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Cable Type
USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
3.1 2.4
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Formats
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes,via Vivitar Action Cam
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode)
30mm Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
45 x 65 x 27 58 x 127 x 51
USB Cable
 USB cable
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Connectors
1 1
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Formats
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
 AVI
 MP4
 MOV
Display Diagonal (metric)
5.08cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wireless connection

Projector

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

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
45 x 65 x 27 58 x 127 x 51
Built-In WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in WiFi
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
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