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Vivitar DVR786 Camcorder

12MP 1/3 544g Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Full HD
Vivitar video cameras only have poor reviews
Very small digital zoom

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Vivitar Video Cameras Only Have Poor Reviews

Vivitar is one of the less good video camera brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Vivitar also has poor ratings for its big total megapixels video cameras.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder has been on the market since July 2013.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Vivitar DVR786 is Full HD, as are most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera is 2x and the biggest is 1,500x. The Vivitar DVR786 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Vivitar DVR786 features USB connectivity. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this video camera also feature USB connectivity.

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Waterproof

The Vivitar DVR786 is waterproof, as are most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Features Photo Mode

The Vivitar DVR786 features photo mode. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature photo mode.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The Vivitar DVR786 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The Vivitar DVR786 is fairly heavy (544 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 59g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Vivitar DVR786 is 1". That's 11% more optical sensor size than a 1.8" video camera, which is the most common optical sensor size.

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12 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 12 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Vivitar DVR786 Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitar DVR786 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,208 product attributes, 23,752 camcorder reviews and 1,754,400 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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