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Vivitar DVR794HD

80

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Vivitar DVR794HD

£49.99
Vivitar DVR794
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An astonishingly light weight and affordable 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with good features
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12MP 68g Dec 2012
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Vivitar DVR794HD 12 MP/1080P Full HD Video 120 Degree Recording Action Camera - White
£49.99
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Vivitar DVR794HD-BLK-EU Digital Camcorder, HD, 1080P, WiFi, 12.1 MP, Black
£51.54
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ACTION CAMERA, FHD, 10.1MP, WIFI, RED DVR794HD-RED By VIVITAR
£81.96
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VIVITAR DVR794HD-SIL ACTION CAMERA FHD 10.1MP WIFI SILVER [1] Pro-Series (Epitome Verified)
£128.49
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VIVITAR DVR794HD-RED ACTION CAMERA FHD 10.1MP WIFI RED [1] Pro-Series (Epitome Verified)
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Vivitar DVR 794HD Action Camera 1080 Pixels Camera 12MP White DVR794HD WiFi (Brand new, unopened)
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Vivitar DVR794 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Vivitar DVR794 number 60 in best selling camcorders and number 74 across all camcorders.
81
Reviews
13 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
59
Age
5 Years Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 63%, based on 13 reviews. HP camcorders 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 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and it is robust.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Lighter than average
Very small optical zoom
Bigger than average closest focusing distance

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Vivitar DVR794 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor User Reviews

Owners have rated this Vivitar camcorder on average 63%. This camcorder in the bottom 9% of all the camcorders when ranked by user rating.

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Vivitar Camcorders Only Have Poor Reviews

Vivitar is one of the lower rated video camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five people who purchased it reckoned 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

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed this camcorder thought 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.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners agreed that the product was well made.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Five people considered that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Stunningly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £49.99 it is cheaper than 91% of video cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Vivitar DVR794 of $33.99 (£47.14) in the United States. That's a saving of £2.85.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

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

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Vivitar DVR794 of 12MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 26% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The Vivitar DVR794's weight of only 68g is lighter than 95% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x. The optical zoom of the Vivitar DVR794 of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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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 over five times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. Across all camcorders the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Vivitar DVR794 of 0.5m is in the biggest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vivitar DVR794 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The Vivitar DVR794's effective megapixels (movie) of 12MP is in the highest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

goods4less dvr794hdredbpspy32027, pro series ukdvr794hdsil, pro series ukdvr794hdred, pro series dvr794hdsil, pro series dvr794hdred, vivitar dvr794hdblkeu, dvr794hdwht dvr794hd, vivitar dvr794hdwht, dvr794hdwht mp1080p, vivitar mp1080p

Barcodes:

00644535755129, 00644535755136, 00681066711866, 08944467045858

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