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Vivitar DVR1080

Vivitar DVR1080HD Camcorder

Capture home videos in stunning clarity with the highly portable Vivitar DVR-1080HD Full HD Camcorder in black. Gorgeous video quality Now 1920 x 1080p Full HD video can be yours with this superb... More
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Reasonably Priced

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Mr. M. D. Thompson said “I read the other reviews and thought this camera must be good value for money” in their review. Three years ago Sam said on Amazon “Good price good camera” in his review of this camcorder. Sam also wrote “Good price for the camcorder although I have to pay out another”.

A number of people who bought the product reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Melissa mentioned in her review three years ago “Cheap casing and light and flimsy” . Two years ago Mince said in their review on Amazon “In summary I think you'd be better off buying a cheap compact camera or saving the money to upgrade your smart phone” however despite that they only gave the Vivitar DVR1080 a score of 20 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

A number of people wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to use. Alan D Syphas mentioned on Amazon “It is easy to use, sharp picture, Still or video would highly recommend this item to anyone who wants a small”. Alan D Syphas also wrote “Easy to use camera”. Mince mentioned in their review on Amazon “My father-in-law bought this hoping it would be a handy small video camera” but they only scored it 1 stars.

Nice Design

One Vivitar DVR1080 owner who reviewed the Vivitar DVR1080 thought it had a good case.

Good Size

One customer mentioned that the Vivitar DVR1080 was compact.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This video camera supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on video cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Vivitar DVR1080 has one of the higher effective megapixels (movie)s (12 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The effective megapixels (movie)s of camcorders that have been available for more than two years range from 2MP to 16MP.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camcorder rated it as 49 out of 100. That puts this video camera in the bottom 6% of all the camcorders of this spec and age.

Poor Brand

Vivitar camcorders have poor ratings on average and across all video cameras Vivitar is one of the inferior manufacturers.

Poor Product Quality

A few customers who bought it considered that it was not good quality. Mince wrote two years ago “Very poor quality” in their review of the Vivitar DVR1080. Mr Magoo wrote on Amazon “The noise is terrible when recording and then continues on playback, quality is bad”. Paul Miller gave it a rating of 20 out of 100 and he said in his review of this camcorder “Poor on screen controls and image quality is not good”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Vivitar DVR1080 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was not noisy.

Price Has Recently Increased by £3.99

In the last 53 days the price of the DVR1080 has increased by £3.99.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DVR1080 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DVR1080 also do not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have an image stabilizer to this video camera and we think the JVC GZ-E200[plb_1291192_price]; or the Vivitar DVR508[plb_2962196_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DVR1080 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the DVR1080 also do not have an HDMI.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with an HDMI and we think the JVC GZ-E200[plb_1291192_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not Full HD

The Vivitar DVR1080 is not Full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras of this type and age are also not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might also be worth considering include the Polaroid iD1880[plb_2962197_price].

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The DVR1080 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DVR1080 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Vivitar DVR1080 does not have a built-in display, unlike most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the DVR1080.

There are a number of other camcorders which also have a built-in display that you might want to look at including the JVC GZ-E200[plb_1291192_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Vivitar DVR1080 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the DVR1080 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the DVR1080, the DVR1080 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the DVR1080, the DVR1080 does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the DVR1080, the DVR1080 does not have a built-in projector.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitar DVR1080

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Vivitar video camera has been on the market for over four years.

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User Reviews

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(Verified Purchase)

Poor on screen controls and image quality is not good at all. My daughters broke after 4 weeks light use (when powered on the screen snows and the device hangs). The SD card that is recommend with... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2015 by Terence Don
(Verified Purchase)

OK for the price, but recommends an SD card for it when it required a microSD card.

Reviewed 27 November 2014 by Nicola

It's rubbish I suggest just to buy a different camcorder the image is bad the sound overall it's not a good camcorder.

Reviewed 17 August 2014 by Mr Duffy
(Verified Purchase)

If this was.

Reviewed 30 April 2014 by Mrs P.M Nicholas
(Verified Purchase)

The item came on time and was well packaged. Unfortunately it did not charge when we took it out of the packaging and as it was a Birthday present to use on the birthday on holiday it was a great... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by Alan D Syphas
(Verified Purchase)

The DVR108HD pocket camcorder is absolutely brilliant, it is easy to use, sharp picture, Still or video would highly recommend this item to anyone who wants a small but easy to use camera.

Reviewed 1 April 2014 by Sharon
(Verified Purchase)

A bit dissapointed with the quality, but if you need something small for a quick bit of filming or a starter for a child. I think you have got value.

Reviewed 2 March 2014 by Mr Magoo
(Verified Purchase)

The noise is terrible when recording and then continues on playback, quality is bad and to be honest i would not even advertise this rubbish.

Reviewed 8 February 2014 by Mince

My father-in-law bought this hoping it would be a handy small video camera.

It takes appallingly bad images even given the price; it's low light performance is particularly dreadful and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Ok for the price, felt a bit flimsy so fingers crossed it lasts, did not include memory card which was quite expensive.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitar dvr1080, vivitar dvr1080h, vivitar dvr1080hd, vivitar dvr1080hdp, vivitar dvr1080hdb, vivitar dvr1080hdbl, vivitar dvr1080hdpu, vivitar dvr1080hdpur, vivitar dvr1080hdblk, vivitar dvr1080hdpuru, vivitar dvr1080hdblki, vivitar dvr1080hdblkin, vivitar dvr1080hdpuruk, vivitar dvr1080hdblkint
Barcodes 00681066735565, 00681066784341

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