HP F-500 vs Vivitar DVR936

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HP F-500
Vivitar DVR936

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In stock
CompAdvance
Out of stock
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In stock (10 available)

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
27% lower minimum aperture Edit
The HP F-500 is a 1.9 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 0.5 lower than the Vivitar DVR936 (2.4).
44% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 is a 2.95mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 1.28mm shorter than the Vivitar DVR936 (4.23mm).
1 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the HP F-500 is 88% based on 8 reviews, but the average rating of the Vivitar DVR936 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
1.28mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a maximum focal length of 4.23mm, whereas the HP F-500 is only a 2.95mm maximum focal length camcorder (1.28mm shorter).
Higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.5 higher than the HP F-500 (2.4).
50% higher video capturing speed Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 60fps video capturing speed camcorder. That's 30fps higher than the HP F-500 (60fps).
3x lighter Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 has a weight of 140g, however the HP F-500 is a 455g weight camcorder (315g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Cheaper by £26
The Vivitar DVR936 costs £26.29 less than the HP F-500.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1.28mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 has a maximum focal length of 2.95mm, however the Vivitar DVR936 is a 4.23mm maximum focal length camcorder (1.28mm longer).
27% lower maximum aperture value Edit
The HP F-500 is a 1.9 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.5 lower than the Vivitar DVR936 (2.4).
Lower video capturing speed Edit
The HP F-500 is a 30fps video capturing speed camcorder. That's 30fps lower than the Vivitar DVR936 (60fps).
Hugely heavier Edit
The HP F-500 has a weight of 455g, but the Vivitar DVR936 is a 140g weight camcorder (315g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

More expensive by £26
The HP F-500 is £26.29 more expensive than the Vivitar DVR936.
4 Reasons Against
Higher minimum aperture Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 2.4 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 0.5 higher than the HP F-500 (2.4).
31% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Vivitar DVR936 is a 4.23mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 1.28mm longer than the HP F-500 (4.23mm).
Less retailers
The Vivitar DVR936 is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the HP F-500 is stocked by 2 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Vivitar DVR936's average user score is only 73%, however the HP F-500's is 88% (based on 8 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

42 months Ago 42 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
2.95mm 4.23mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.9
BEST
2.4
Minimum Focal Length
2.95mm
BEST
4.23mm
Maximum Aperture Value
1.9 2.4
BEST
Focal Length
2.95 4.23
Focal Length Range
2.95 4.23

Storage

Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
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3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible

Design

Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
30fps 60fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Continuous Shooting Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Continuous shooting mode

Audio

Audio Format
 ADPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WAV
 ADPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WAV
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Networking

WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi

Battery

Battery Life
0.17h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
455g 140g
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Height
170mm 127mm
Depth
95mm 51mm
Width
135mm 58mm

Other Features

Night Mode
 Night mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows
Lens Focal Range
2.95 4.23
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Aperture Range
1.9 2.4
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 ADPCM
 MP3
 WAV
 PCM
 ADPCM
 MP3
 WAV
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
G Sensor Yes,via Vivitar Action Cam
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
21.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
HDMI Out Port
 HDMI out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
135 x 170 x 95 58 x 127 x 51
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Video Compression Format
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
Wireless Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wireless connection

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
135 x 170 x 95 58 x 127 x 51
Built-In WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in WiFi
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Power Supply Type
Battery,12V car adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
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