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Vivitar DVR785

77

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Vivitar DVR785

£43.11
Vivitar DVR785
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A good spec and top-value 4x optical zoom 1280 x 720 pixels resolution video camera
4x 1280 X 720 Pixels 5.1MP 481g Oct 2013
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Vivitar DVR785 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR785 number 124 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Excellent
66
Features
Good Features
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Age
4 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2592 x 1944 still image resolution
Full HD
Heavier than average
Very small optical zoom

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Vivitar DVR785 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Vivitar Video Cameras Only Have Poor Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Vivitar camcorders and found that Vivitar had poor reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £43.11 it is in the cheapest 8% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £14 (33%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitar DVR785 and the United Kingdom price of £43.11 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $56.00 (£77.07).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Vivitar video camera has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The Vivitar DVR785's total megapixels of 5.1MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 46% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The Vivitar DVR785's weight of 481g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 75% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Vivitar DVR785's optical zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 25% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

The Vivitar DVR785 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all video cameras ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Vivitar DVR785 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of camcorders which have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Vivitar DVR785's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 86% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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2592 X 1944 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR785 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2592 x 1944. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080. Camcorders still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Vivitar DVR785 of only 2" is smaller than 94% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Vivitar DVR785 does not support HDMI, unlike 70% of video cameras which support HDMI.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Vivitar DVR785 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Vivitar DVR785 does not support bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 98% of video cameras also do not support bluetooth.

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Full HD

The Vivitar DVR785 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB. The maximum memory card size of the Vivitar DVR785 of only 32GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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