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Vivitar DVR794HD Camcorder

$59.99
12MP 68g Dec 2012
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Release Date
Reasonably priced
Poor owner reviews
Not good in terms of size
12 Reviews
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Good Quality Lens

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Two years ago Vbps mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “Its got a great wide angle lens”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people concluded that the Vivitar DVR794 had a good screen.


Design

Robust

Two people who reviewed this camcorder reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress. Two years ago Alison Innes said in her review of the Vivitar DVR794 “I need glasses so the display wasn't easy to read when swimming” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this camcorder was well made. Mark Baldwyn mentioned in his review of this camcorder on Amazon “Good quality build, with bundled accessories”. One owner wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Vbps said “It's robust”.

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Easy to Use

Three people who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use. Kevriz mentioned “Good for the price, handy remote wrist band” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Mark Baldwyn said in his review of this camcorder on Amazon “Also included is an infrared remote control which also comes in very handy.”.

Good Product Quality

Six people thought the product was good quality. Salty said “Well made solid camera that can be operated from my mobile phone” in their review of this camcorder. Weathernerd mentioned “Remarkably, I have a Vivitar waterproof camera from 5 years ago that has much, much better output quality” in their review of this camcorder. Weathernerd also said “Just about any mobile phone will outperform this video quality easily” in their review.

One owner considered that it was inferior quality. Weathernerd said “I haven't seen such bad quality from a camera for years” in their Vivitar DVR794 review.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good battery life.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Vivitar DVR794 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also are Full HD.

We compared all the other Full HD video cameras to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Polaroid ID1660 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Image Sensor

Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

With an effective megapixels (movie) of 12 megapixels, the Vivitar DVR794 has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the camcorders that were released more than two years ago the effective megapixels (movie) range from 1.1MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 9.5MP.

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Still Image

4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR794 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over five times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080. Big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 480 to 5472 x 3648.

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Weight & Dimensions

Light

At only 68 grams, the Vivitar DVR794 is fairly light compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age. The lightest comparable spec camcorder that has been on the market for more than two years is 59g weight, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 590g.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was tight. One owner who bought this camcorder mentioned that it was not thick. Mark Baldwyn said “The securing nut at the base vibrated loose and the camera fell off”.


Reviews

Poor Owner Reviews

Based on 13 owner reviews this big total megapixels camcorder has an average owner rating of 63 out of 100. Owners don't rate this Vivitar video camera very highly.

Vivitar Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Camcorders

Big total megapixels video cameras manufactured by Vivitar have poor ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all camcorders (not just big total megapixels video cameras) and found that Vivitar also has poor ratings across its entire range.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This big total megapixels camcorder was released in April 2017.

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