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Vivitar DVR794HD

£39.99
A great value for money 12 megapixel Full HD video camera with average reviews
12MP Yes 68g Dec 2012
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Release Date
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Vivitar DVR794 Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR794 number 14 in best selling camcorders and number 65 across all camcorders.
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13 Reviews
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 63%, based on 13 reviews. Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and is robust.
It is missing some features:
Quite big closest focusing distance

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £34.99 on eBay 40 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 58% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Vivitar DVR794 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Poor

Owners have rated this video camera on average 63%. That puts this camcorder in the bottom 10% of all the camcorders.

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Vivitar Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Vivitar has poor average reviews for its camcorders as well as across its entire camcorder range compared to other brands.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five owners who bought the product agreed that it was good value for money.

  • Cheap and lots of fun!
    VBPS (Amazon) - August 2015
  • If you are expecting to impress a highly critical cinema audience then this won't be for you, however if you want a cheap way of videoing your sports activity…
    VBPS (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Its a good cheap gadget that may inspire you to get a Go Pro in the future once you've mastered this one…
    VBPS (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Overall a very good product with a lot of included accessories and excellent value for money.
  • Overall good value…
    Ken T (Amazon) - May 2015

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two customers concluded that it was easy to use.

  • Now he knows that there is no actual fault with the charging he knows what to do, he just needs to top it up every time he wants to use it to make sure that it is fully charged, this is a pain…
  • Also included is an infrared remote control which also comes in very handy.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well made.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £39.99 it is cheaper than 94% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitar DVR794 and the United Kingdom price of £39.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $59.00 (£76.52).

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Features

Quite Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Vivitar DVR794 of 12MP is in the biggest 24% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar DVR794 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's 56% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by video cameras. Across all camcorders the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Light

The weight of the Vivitar DVR794 of only 68g is in the lightest 6% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Vivitar DVR794 of 12MP is in the highest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. The closest focusing distance of the Vivitar DVR794 of 0.5m is in the biggest 13% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vivitar DVR794 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since December 2012.


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