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Vivitar ViviCam S529 Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CMOS 4x Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Great quality, user-friendly controls, and an excellent value define the all new ViviCam S529 Digital Camera. A resolution of 16.1 Megapixels together with high quality 5x optical and 4x digital... More
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6 Reasons For

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot N100[plb_2118439_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The ViviCam S529 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the ViviCam S529 also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price].

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The ViviCam S529 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Vivitar camera have still image resolutions of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944, 3264 x 2448 and 3648 x 2048 and 3648 x 2736. Compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ViviCam S529 still image resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Vivitar ViviCam S529 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the ViviCam S529.

Across similar types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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TFT Display

The Vivitar ViviCam S529 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The best display of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ViviCam S529 is OLED and the worst is LCD.

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11 Reasons Against

Vivitar Cameras Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Vivitar has ok ratings for its compact camera digital cameras, however it has unexceptional average ratings when measured across its entire camera range.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Vivitar ViviCam S529 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40[plb_1786919_price], or the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The ViviCam S529 does not support video recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ViviCam S529 do support video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a video recording and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the ViviCam S529 do not support Full HD video. The ViviCam S529 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the ViviCam S529, the Vivitar ViviCam S529 does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price], or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The ViviCam S529 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Vivitar ViviCam S529 does not have a GPS.

Other cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2[plb_2711451_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Vivitar ViviCam S529 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Vivitar ViviCam S529 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ViviCam S529. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced off", "Forced on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Vivitar camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the ViviCam S529 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution. The video resolution of all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the ViviCam S529 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The ViviCam S529 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ViviCam S529.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Vivitar ViviCam S529

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Vivitar released the ViviCam S529.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the ViviCam S529 has a pretty standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ViviCam S529.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], or the Canon IXUS 125 HS[plb_1329985_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP), the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] (16.2MP), or the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (16.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the ViviCam S529 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the ViviCam S529.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L320[plb_1939468_price].

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the WB200F[pl_2071998_price] (5x and higher rated), or the WB350F[pl_2134241_price] (5x and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the ViviCam S529 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DV300[pl_1513072_price], or the MV900F[pl_1519008_price] both from Samsung.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix S3400[plb_2072942_price] (7x and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Vivitar ViviCam S529 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung ST96[plb_1338363_price], or the easypix V1016[plb_1721318_price].

If this Vivitar digital camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (2.8" and higher rated), the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price] (3" and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S9600[plb_2196636_price] (3" and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Vivitar ViviCam S529 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix L27[plb_1968351_price] (CCD).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Internal RAM
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Tripod Mount
Scene Mode
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitar vs529, vivitar vs529b, vivitar vs529bl, vivitar vs529blk
Barcodes 00681066400074, 01320010045976

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