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Vivitar S130

A Venerable 16.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
Compact Camera 16.1MP Yes Black Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Colour Release Date

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Vivitar S130 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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8 Great Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
13
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 13?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera is missing some features:
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Very small digital zoom
Does not support Full HD video

Vivitar S130 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Only an OK Brand

Vivitar has good ratings for its medium megapixel digital cameras, however it has only ok ratings when measured across its entire camera range.


Features

Has a Touchscreen

The Vivitar S130 has a touchscreen. Most of the other new cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Vivitar S130 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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16.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.1 megapixels digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Vivitar S130 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also have a USB 2.0 port.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar S130 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944, 3264 x 2448 and 3648 x 2736 and 4000 x 3000. Across all latest medium megapixel digital cameras the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Vivitar S130 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Energy Star Certified

The Vivitar S130 is Energy Star certified. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera the digital zooms range from 2x to 120x. The Vivitar S130 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Vivitar S130 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other new similar spec digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar S130 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

The Vivitar S130 supports video capability. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Vivitar S130 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera do support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium megapixel digital camera was released in November 2012.


Vivitar S130 Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitar S130 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,495 product attributes, 187,829 digital camera reviews and 2,949,500 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitar vivitars130bndl, vivitar vs130wht, vivitar vs130pur
Barcodes 00091037892768, 00681066367834, 00681066484951

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