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Overall Score

Vivitar Vivicam S529

A 4 year old compact camera with average features
Compact 16.1MP 5x No Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Vivitar Vivicam S529 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Vivitar Vivicam S529 number 938 across all digital cameras.
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a tripod mount
Has a built-in flash
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Quite small display diagonal

How Big is the Vivitar Vivicam S529?

Vivitar Vivicam S529 front dimensions

Vivitar Vivicam S529 size in context

Vivitar Vivicam S529 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Vivitar Digital Cameras Have OK Reviews

Based on 374 expert and owner reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Vivitar has ok ratings for its cameras. Vivitar also has ok ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other brands.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Vivicam S529 of 16.1MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Vivicam S529 of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Vivitar Vivicam S529 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Vivitar digital camera also has a maximum video resolution of 640 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Vivicam S529 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Vivicam S529 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Vivicam S529's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Vivitar Vivicam S529 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 3648 x 2736 pixels, 3264 x 2448 pixels, 3648 x 2048 pixels plus 4 more values. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Vivicam S529 of only 4x is in the smallest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Vivitar Vivicam S529 does not support Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Features Smile Detection

The Vivicam S529 features smile detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitar vs529blk
Barcodes 00681066400074, 01320010045976

Frequently Asked Questions About the Vivitar Vivicam S529

55x bigger optical zoom
24MB bigger internal memory
Moderately larger display diagonal
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£ 4,225.00
16% larger display diagonal
0.099999999999998MP higher megapixel
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