A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. Alison Innes wrote in her review of the Vivitar DVR794 on Amazon last year “I need glasses so the display wasn't easy to read when swimming” and rated the Vivitar DVR794 5 stars.
A number of people reckoned that the product was well made. Salty said in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “Well made solid camera that can be operated from my mobile phone”.
One Vivitar DVR794 owner considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mrs J mentioned in her review of this camcorder “He did wonder if it was broken as the camera doesn't give a true indication as to how much power is in the battery”.