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Vivitar DVR950

Vivitar DVR950
alaScore 78

21 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Vivitar DVR950. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR950 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 21 reviews)

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Consumer review by: Jason (

Vivitar DVR950


Terrible sound quality and below average picture quality, it also says it acts as a webcam but doesn't actually work, i even called vivitar themselves and they were no help with it

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Cheryl (

Vivitar DVR950


Excellent underwater video comers great pictures used in Red Sea snorkelling images very good

Difficult to see if video on when under water if sun shining need to set video before entering water but otherwise excellent product

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Moss (

Vivitar DVR950


it is small and waterproof (ideal as i need it to enter areas where items need to be regularly cleaned before entering). It is ideal for what i need it for - videoing workplace tasks for assessment purposes

the picture quality is pretty poor. The installation program does not run properly so cannot install onto my pc or laptop. only transfers files from the camera hard drive to the pc the same as any other removable hard drive/data storage device. would...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Paula (

Vivitar DVR950


ease of use

no manual included, difficulty getting images off camera on to pc

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Caroline (

Vivitar DVR950



Is only a fun cam ,not really suited for dep water but great for kids/beach

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (

Vivitar DVR950


Simple to use. I bought an 8g SD Card and transferring the images to a MacBook was straightforward. The device is lightweight, the viewing screen is quite adequate and reviewing what you've just filmed is easy. The owner manual [on CD] is clear and the...

Images were disappointing in low light levels [this is probably down to energy saving lamps] Outdoor shots were clear and the colour was good. I haven't used it enough to fiddle with the settings to improve the indoor images

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: John (

Vivitar DVR950


Bought this for my daughter to have some fun with movies. The waterproof feature is good for use in wet weather. Not tried it underwater yet. Not a full camcorder but excellent value for the money

It is hard to find bad points with this device remembering that it must not be compared with a camcorder at 5 times the price. No optical zoom of any sort limits the ability to get a good image from a distance.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Emily (

Vivitar DVR950


can take pictures under water and films really easily


Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter (

Vivitar DVR950




May, 2012

Consumer review by: Clare (

Vivitar DVR950



Poor picture and sound quality

Mar, 2012