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Vivitar DVR508 Camcorder

$39.00
$26.99 $12.01 cheaper than 61 days ago
8.1MP 281g CMOS 4x Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Weight Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Has an image stabilizer
Poor brand
Very small display diagonal
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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR508 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 40mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.8 millimeters, the Vivitar DVR508 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Vivitar DVR508 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. The average digital zoom of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years is 160x, and the digital zooms range from 2x to 1,800x.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera range from 2.7mm to 2,300mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 630mm. The Vivitar DVR508 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 2.8 millimeters) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders of a similar spec and age to this video camera range from 1.1 to 6.8, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.4. At 3, the Vivitar DVR508 has a quite high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Still Image

Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Features Auto Focus

The Vivitar DVR508 features auto focus. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera also feature auto focus.

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Features USB Connectivity

The Vivitar DVR508 features USB connectivity. Most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago also feature USB connectivity.

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Features Photo Mode

The Vivitar DVR508 features photo mode. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also feature photo mode.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera is 8MB and the largest is 130MB. The Vivitar DVR508 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 8 megabytes) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Vivitar DVR508 has a self-timer. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years also have a self-timer.

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Viewfinder

Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

When compared to other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Vivitar DVR508's viewfinder screen size of 1.79921357 inches is one of the largest. The viewfinder screen sizes of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera range from 0.24" to 1.8".

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Reviews

Poor Brand

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of camcorders to determine an average rating for each video camera brand. On average video cameras from Vivitar have poor ratings from experts and users.


Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 1.79921357 inches, the Vivitar DVR508 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder. Medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1.5" and 4".

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Vivitar released the DVR508.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 281 grams, the Vivitar DVR508 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Vivitar DVR785 ($29.00) (481g).

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Other Camcorders to Consider

Sony HDR-AS200 vs Vivitar DVR508

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Vivitar DVR936 vs Vivitar DVR508

Vivitar DVR936 vs Vivitar DVR508
Vivitar DVR936 Vivitar DVR508
$ 118.95 $26.99
141g Lighter
Smaller
Considerably Better User Reviews
1.43mm Longer Maximum Focal Length
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57% Bigger

Vivitar DVR786 vs Vivitar DVR508

Vivitar DVR786 vs Vivitar DVR508
Vivitar DVR786 Vivitar DVR508
$ 41.99 $26.99
72mm Smaller
70% Longer Maximum Focal Length
Larger Viewfinder Screen Size
Larger Screen Size
$15 More Expensive
Vastly Longer Minimum Focal Length
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