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Vivitar DVR936

$116.20
A classic 8 megapixel Full HD camcorder with average features
8MP Yes 50g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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Vivitar DVR936 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR936 number 102 across all camcorders.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This Vivitar camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Tripod mountable
3840 x 2160 still image resolution
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Quite small digital zoom

Should You Buy it Now?

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PCArena-Bristol $116.20 Go to Store
eBay $118.95
Standard delivery: $9.95
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Newegg US $129.99 Go to Store

Vivitar DVR936 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Tripod Mountable

The Vivitar DVR936 is tripod mountable. Most of the other video cameras also are tripod mountable.

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3840 X 2160 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR936 supports a 3840 x 2160 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution supported by most camcorders. The best still image resolution of all camcorders is 5472 x 3648 and the worst is 2.07 MP.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Vivitar DVR936 has a fairly average total megapixels (8 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Features Photo Mode

The Vivitar DVR936 features photo mode. Most of the other camcorders also feature photo mode.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR936 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 4.23 millimeters, the Vivitar DVR936 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 1.8mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Vivitar DVR936 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Light

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg. The Vivitar DVR936 is one of the lightest camcorders (only 50 grams) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 0.5mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 4.23 millimeters, the Vivitar DVR936 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Features Auto Focus

The Vivitar DVR936 features auto focus, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Vivitar DVR936 has a very small digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. The average digital zoom of camcorders is 420x.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Vivitar DVR936 has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Vivitar DVR936 has a wireless connection. Most of the other video cameras also have a wireless connection.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The Vivitar DVR936 has one of the lower maximum aperture numbers (only 2.4) amongst video cameras of this age. Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vivitar DVR936 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Vivitar DVR936 of £26.99 ($26.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $89.21.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitar dvr936hdblkpr, sakar dvr936blk
Barcodes 00681066357712
$76 Cheaper
A lot bigger total megapixels
25% bigger digital zoom
91% heavier
User reviews are a lot better
0.4 higher maximum aperture number
$94 More Expensive

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