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Vivitar DVR426

83

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Vivitar DVR426

$47.10
Vivitar DVR426
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A bargain price and fully featured 1x optical zoom 1280 x 720 pixels resolution video camera
1x 1280 X 720 Pixels 3MP 558g Oct 2013
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VIVITAR DVR426HD-BLK-SOL 5.1 Megapixel DVR426 Digital Video Camera (Black) Computers, Electronics, Office Supplies, Computing
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Vivitar DVR426 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR426 number 50 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
2048 x 1536 still image resolution
Has a vari-angle LCD display
Full HD
Has a built-in microphone

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $32.22 at Newegg UK 11 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 82% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Vivitar DVR426 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Astoundingly Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $47.10 it is in the cheapest 2% of video cameras.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Vivitar DVR426 of only 3MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

The Vivitar DVR426 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The Vivitar DVR426's optical zoom of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Vivitar DVR426 of 558g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR426 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of camcorders which have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Vivitar DVR426's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 92% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Vivitar DVR426 does not support HDMI. 70% of camcorders do support HDMI.

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2048 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR426 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2048 x 1536. That's 52% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080. The resolution of all video cameras ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Vivitar DVR426 of only 1.77" is smaller than 96% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The slowest maximum frame rate of camcorders is 25fps, the fastest is 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The Vivitar DVR426's maximum frame rate of only 30fps is slower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the slowest 9% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Vivitar DVR426 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other camcorders, the Vivitar DVR426 does not support bluetooth. 98% of video cameras do not support bluetooth.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB. The Vivitar DVR426's maximum memory card size of only 16GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 11% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Vivitar DVR426 has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Full HD

The Vivitar DVR426 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Vivitar DVR426 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the Vivitar DVR426 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitar dvr426hdblksol

Barcodes:

00012301647471, 00012307097232, 00014444620083, 00041114534630, 00053786205541, 00151903443163, 00696582164720, 00782386049179

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