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Vivitar VF128 Review
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Why Has it Scored 36?
It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 174 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and design. However they also report inferior product quality and it is not robust.
This Vivitar digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports 100, 200 and 2 more ISO sensitivities
Has a built-in flash
Quite small optical zoom
Quite small display diagonal
How Big is the Vivitar VF128?
Vivitar VF128 In-Depth Analysis
Average User Reviews
VF128 owners on average rated this digital camera 78 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.
Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality
Six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good quality. In April last year K.tudor wrote on Amazon “Photos are very poor quality and not worth printing”. Richard Windus mentioned on Amazon “Extremely poor picture quality”. Rosemarie wrote in her Vivitar VF128 review “As noted previously the screen images are consistently grainy and of poor quality”.
Users Report it is Not Robust
One owner reckoned that the product was not well made. Carl Mcgranachan wrote in his review of this digital camera “Poor construction, buttons are small” . One owner said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Julie Ward said on Amazon “Just six weeks after purchase the SD card slot in one of the cameras has broken” in her review of the Vivitar VF128.
Customers Report it is Easy to Use
Eight owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Mike H wrote in his review of the Vivitar VF128 two years ago “Small, light, simple to use” . Keeley wrote in April last year “Very easy to use” in her review of this digital camera. Sammy mentioned in his review of this digital camera “It was an immediate success, easy to use, good quality photos”.
Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.
Users Report That it is Fairly Priced
Twenty customers mentioned in their reviews that the Vivitar VF128 was good value for money. Mike H rated the product 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It is still good value for money”. Mark Starr gave it a score of 7 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon three years ago “Very happy with price, product & service”. Mrs Carol Macfarlane mentioned on Amazon “Super value” in her review of the Vivitar VF128 and rated it 8 stars.
One owner said in their reviews that it was expensive.
Users Report Excellent Design
One owner reckoned that this digital camera was neat. David Bret scored it 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Neat little piece!” in his review of this digital camera.
Customers Report Superior Technical Guidance
Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Vivitar VF128 had good technical guidance.
Users Report Great Battery Life
One person mentioned in their reviews that the Vivitar VF128 had a good battery life. In April last year Esignum gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon “If you can avoid using the flash (and there is a setting to disable flash) then you may get a more reasonable battery life out of this camera”.
Customers Report Great Technical Features
Two customers said that the product had good features.
Vivitar Has OK Digital Camera Reviews
We checked 374 expert and owner reviews (including 38 verified purchases) for Vivitar cameras and found that on average Vivitar has ok ratings. We also found that Vivitar has ok ratings specifically for its cameras.
Users Report it is a Good Size
Four people who reviewed the Vivitar VF128 agreed that it was a good size. Mrs N Galley said on Amazon “Its a good size to fit into a pocket discreetly” and scored the product 8 stars. Georgina Richards rated it 8 stars and she said “Good size, fairly easy to use” in her review of this digital camera.
Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Mr Ian Hilton wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Compact camera that takes photographs! Nothing fancy” and rated it 7 stars. Mrs Carol Macfarlane wrote two years ago “Excellent compact inexpensive camera that takes great pics” .
Users Report Good Lens Quality
Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Strat mentioned on Amazon “Com/products/1/digital-cameras/609/vivicam-f128Please be aware the camera only has 4 x digital zoom” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 77.235836982495 out of 100. Two years ago Rosemarie wrote on Amazon “The zoom is acceptable”.
One customer considered that this digital camera had a good lens.
Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder
Three people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen.
Users Report Good Picture Quality
Fourteen owners wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Mr Ian Hilton scored this digital camera 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “If you are really into photography, then maybe this is not the one for you” in his review of this digital camera. Mrs N Galley said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Good picture and pixels”. Two years ago Michael Murray wrote on Amazon “Great value and fantastic photos thanks very much well recommended” and rated it 9 stars.
The Vivitar VF128 has a pretty standard megapixel (14.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Quite Small Optical Zoom
The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x. The Vivitar VF128 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 1 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Vivitar VF128 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.
Supports 100, 200 and 2 More ISO Sensitivities
The number of ISO speeds supported by the Vivitar VF128 is more than most cameras. This Vivitar camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "Auto", "100" and "400" are also supported by this camera.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Vivitar VF128 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst digital cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9".
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Vivitar VF128 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras.
Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution
4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution
The Vivitar VF128 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Vivitar camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 3264 x 2448, 3648 x 2048, 2592 x 1944 and 2048 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. Digital cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).
Has a Tripod Mountable
The Vivitar VF128 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.
Average Digital Zoom
With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Vivitar VF128 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.
Does Not Have an HDMI
The Vivitar VF128 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
The Vivitar VF128 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was October 2013 when this camera was released.