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Vivitar DVR 785HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 238 reviews of Vivitar DVR 785HD. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the size and portability are overall positive. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the control panel and zoom get negative opinions. Reviews are divided on the image quality.

price, usability, battery, portability, size

reliability, color, zoom, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR 785HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Vivitar DVR 785HD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Vivitar DVR 785HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and battery are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and usability get critical opinions.

price, battery, portability, image quality, design

usability, reliability

52% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar DVR785 High Definition Action Camera - BlueVivitar DVR785 High Definition Action Camera - Blue

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Vivitar DVR 785HD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 user reviews of Vivitar DVR 785HD from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the size and battery. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the control panel and zoom get negative opinions.

price, usability, portability, battery, size

image quality, reliability, color, zoom, control panel

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar DVR785HD-BLU 5MP Pro Waterproof Action Camcorder with Case and Mounts Video Camera with 2-Inch LCD Screen (Blue)Vivitar DVR785HD-BLU 5MP Pro Waterproof Action Camcorder with Case and Mounts Video Camera with 2-Inch LCD Screen (Blue)

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: the review (tigerdirect.com)

great product

 

this is a great camera for the price.for anyone looking to buy this camera note that when you take it to a humid area put a small amount of paper towel inside to draw out moisture. keep in mind that this is not suppose to an indestructible camera just...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: davefrombc (tigerdirect.com)

Worked for me

 

It is no Go Pro, but it works.. For the price,I would say it's a decent deal. I took a 40 minute video with it mounted on my quad. The video was decent,but not spectacular. I feel it makes a good first action cam that will allow you to try and decide...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: TERRYB (tigerdirect.com)

not good! dont do it!

 

80% of pics blurry. After 10 minutes of picture taking (about 50 pics)battery went dead from a full charge! IT'S JUNK

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael A. (tigerdirect.com)

Looks good at first

 

it's cheap and all the specs look great. I bought this one for my child (10), and was able to click the button to snap a picture exactly twice before it broke. i found comments from others who also had this problem, that the waterproof casing's button...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: SLY156 (tigerdirect.com)

Waterproof Rating

 

Just an F.Y.I for anyone buying this. The camera is waterproof down to 3 meters. Worthless for divers.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Berny (tigerdirect.com)

Great Deal

 

...but not a Gopro. It's 5 mp (not 12!)Good image, nice video. Case is really solid. Touch screen is ok.Have it for sled video but white balance and sunny day with snow doesn't make crisp image. Will be excellent this summer in Jeep.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: coryvette (tigerdirect.com)

like it

 

Very easy to use. wish it could take a 64gb msd card but, it should still hold a lot of footage

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

Website lies

 

Don't believe it's 16MP. I got it today and it's only 5.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Joseph (officedepot.com)

Vivitar DVR785 Camcorder

 

value, Features, Battery Life, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Design, Performance, Quality, price

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Solsticeman (officedepot.com)

Great for the price

 

For $59 + tax, it's an absolute bargain! I wasn't able to report on the battery life or underwater shots as I am unable to test these at this time.

value, Features, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Performance

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported:1

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:TFT LCD
Display diagonal:5.08
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: No

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Image stabilizer: No
Interchangeable lens: No

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:Auto
Light exposure modes:Auto
Light metering:Centre-weighted

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: No
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:2592 x 1944
Still image resolution(s):5.1MP (2592x1944)\n3.0MP (2048x1536)\n1.3MP (1280x1024)

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:32
Maximum memory card size:32
Memory slots:1

Video

HD type:HD Ready
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720
Supported video modes:720p
Video formats supported:AVI
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720