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Sony PDWF-800 vs Vivitar DVR936

Sony PDWF-800 vs Vivitar DVR936

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Sony PDWF-800
Vivitar DVR936

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony PDWF-800 has an interchangeable lens, however the Vivitar DVR936 does not have an interchangeable lens. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

Cheaper by $69
The Sony PDWF-800 is $69 cheaper than the Vivitar DVR936.
3 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has an image stabilizer, whereas the Sony PDWF-800 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.

4.3kg lighter Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 50g weight camcorder. That's 4.3kg lighter than the Sony PDWF-800 (50g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
4.3kg heavier Edit
The Sony PDWF-800 has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the Vivitar DVR936 is a 50g weight camcorder (4.3kg lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Fewer sellers
The Sony PDWF-800 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Vivitar DVR936 is stocked by 2 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Sony PDWF-800 is one month older than the Vivitar DVR936.
1 Reason Against
$69 more expensive
The Vivitar DVR936 is more expensive than the Sony PDWF-800 by $69.

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Date Released

47 months Ago 46 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MP
Optical Sensor Size
 2/3
BEST
 2/3
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
BEST
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23mm
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23mm
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
BEST
Camcorder Media Type
 SSD
 Videotape
BEST
 SSD
 Videotape

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Auto

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 action cam
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 action cam
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D

Design

Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
50 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 MOV
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

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

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in
 XLR in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
 Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Battery

Video Recording Time
2h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Lithium-Ion
Battery Technology
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
-5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.3kg 50g
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 127mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 51mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.23
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo mode
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
Operating Systems Supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (windows)
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Formats
 MP3
 WAV
 MP3
 WAV
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes,via Vivitar Action Cam
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm
USB 2.0 Connectors
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 50
Video Compression Formats
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
Wireless Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wireless connection

Projector

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

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 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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