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Vivitar DVR508

$27.99
A great value for money 8.1 megapixel 281 gram camcorder with good features
8.1MP No 281g CMOS Jul 2013
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Vivitar DVR508 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR508 number 32 across all camcorders.
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75
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Why Has it Scored 76?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Features photo mode
Only 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Vivitar DVR508 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $27.99 it is cheaper than 99% of video cameras.

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Features

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The Vivitar DVR508 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 2.8 millimeters) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Vivitar DVR508 has a 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution found on most video cameras. The worst maximum video resolution of all video cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other camcorders that we have checked the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Vivitar DVR508's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.8 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 0.5mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Features Photo Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 features photo mode. Most of the other camcorders also feature photo mode.

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Not Waterproof

The Vivitar DVR508 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR508 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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3264 X 2448 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR508 supports a 3264 x 2448 still image resolution which is higher than most camcorders. Most video cameras support a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. The worst still image resolution of all video cameras is 2.07 MP and the best is 5472 x 3648.

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Not Full HD

The Vivitar DVR508 is not Full HD, unlike most of the other camcorders which are Full HD.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1 and the highest is 22. With a minimum aperture number of 3, the Vivitar DVR508 has one of the higher minimum aperture numbers amongst camcorders of this age.

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Features Auto Focus

The Vivitar DVR508 features auto focus. Most of the other video cameras also feature auto focus.

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Average Weight

At 281 grams, the Vivitar DVR508 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Vivitar DVR508 has a self-timer, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of camcorders is 420x, and the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Vivitar DVR508 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". At only 1.79921357 inches, the Vivitar DVR508 has a very small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Vivitar DVR508 has a relatively standard total megapixels (8.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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