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Vivitar DVR785
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Vivitar DVR785 Camcorder

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5.1MP CMOS 4x 32GB Oct 2013
Total Megapixels Sensor Type Digital Zoom Maximum Memory Card Size Release Date
The Vivitar DVR 785HD Pro Action Camcorder is a compact digital video camera with an underwater housing. It can capture stunning 5.1 Megapixel still images, along with recording video at 720p. The... More
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6 Reasons For

Recent Price Drop of £5.00

The price of the DVR785 has dropped by £5.00 in the last 18 days.

Lithium Battery Technology

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of exposure modes found on the Vivitar DVR785 is more than most camcorders of a similar type and age to it. This Vivitar camcorder has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on video cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Vivitar DVR785 has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to the DVR785 also have a built-in display.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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JPG Image Formats Supported

This video camera has a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently found image formats supported on comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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15 Reasons Against

Vivitar Only Has Poor Camcorder Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of video cameras to determine an average rating for each video camera manufacturer. On average Vivitar video cameras have poor ratings from experts and users.

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Vivitar DVR785 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years which have an HDMI.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR785 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Vivitar DVR785 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the DVR785. Across all the camcorders that are a similar age to the DVR785 the digital zooms range from 2x to 1,500x.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released around the same time as the DVR785, the Vivitar DVR785 is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Vivitar DVR785 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2 inches, the Vivitar DVR785 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium total megapixels video cameras of this age. Video cameras that came out more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1.5" and 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DVR785 have maximum memory card sizes of between 2GB and 130GB. The Vivitar DVR785 has a fairly small maximum memory card size (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the DVR785.

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Only Auto ISO Sensitivity

This video camera has an Auto ISO sensitivity, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the DVR785, the Vivitar DVR785 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Vivitar DVR785 does not have a night mode, although keep in mind that most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the DVR785 also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago, the Vivitar DVR785 does not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the DVR785 are not waterproof. The Vivitar DVR785 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 2592 X 1944 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the Vivitar DVR785 is 2592 x 1944 pixels. That's 68% less maximum image resolution than the most common maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

This camcorder's maximum image resolution (2592 x 1944 pixels) is in fact the worst maximum image resolution across all video cameras of this age and spec.

Across similar types of camcorder the best maximum image resolution is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Only Has One Cables Included

The Vivitar DVR785 has a greater number of included cables than most video cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camcorder has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on camcorders of this type and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitar DVR785

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Vivitar camcorder was released.

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Interchangeable Lens
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Flash Memory
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
S-Video Out
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Battery
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Windows Operating Systems Supported

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