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Vivitar DVR 550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Vivitar DVR 550. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and battery. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size.

price, usability, portability, battery, design


On average, users rate this product 92/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Vivitar DVR 550 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. Some have doubts about the portability, while views are divided on the size.



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This summary is based on the product: Vivitar DVR550 5MP CMOS Digital Camcorder

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Image Sensor 5.2 MegaPixels CMOS Sensor Image Resolution 2592 x 1944, 1600x1200, 3840x2880, VGA ¿ 640x480 @ 30fps (MPEG4), QVGA 320 x 240 @ 30fps Lens 7.0mm 3 step Manual Focus Lens Focus Range: (Macro) 20 cm, (Portrait) 70-140cm, (Normal 140cm-infinity ISO Auto, ISO 100, 200 Flash Auto, Off Flash, Red-eye rduction Exposure Auto, Manual; +/- 1.8EV (0.3EV Step) White Balance Auto, manual: Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade Self-Timer Yes 3, 10 sec. Delay Digital Zoom 1x-8x LCD Display: 2.4¿ LTPS LCD, 230k pixels Storage Memory Internal: 32 MB Flash Memory, 32MB DDR SDRAM External: SD Card (Storage Capacity: Up to 2GB) PC-CAM YES(USB 2.0 connected and battery power) MP3 Player Yes (16bit/44.1 KHz, Stereo) & earphone jack Video Output NTSC/ PAL Voice Recording YES(MONO up to 16Bit) TV Recording Yes, with TV-IN Jack Operating Systems PC: Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP Software Driver: USB Mass Storage and PC Cam AP: ArcSoft Photo Impression, Media Converter and Show Biz OSD Language English French German Spanish Portuguese, Italian, T/S Chinese, Japanese, Korean IM Language Printed and CD with multiple languages Connectors USB port, earphone jack, TV-In, TV-Out Power Li-ion battery (NP-40) and charger Certification CE, FCC, ROHS Weight TBD Dimensions 95 x 71 x 34mm


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser: No


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Vertical
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Pocket Camcorder


Face Detection Mode: No