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Vivitar DVR 786HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews of Vivitar DVR 786HD. 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. Comments about the size and portability are overall positive. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the memory and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR 786HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Vivitar DVR 786HD


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Vivitar DVR 786HD from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability.


67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar DVR 786HD Action Camera-720 pixelsVivitar DVR 786HD Action Camera-720 pixels

Mar, 2018

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VIVITAR DVR786HD Action Camcorder - Blue


Compact. Very good pictures

Battery life poor, and battery cannot be replaced

Oct, 2017

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ok camera, pity about the clamp


First off, it worked ok, and with a newly bought sd card I added, it produced decent quality recordings. Using it on my bike only 5 times, the 6th time proved fatal, as I was riding along it seemed to be shaking violently, then ended up crashing to the...

Jun, 2017

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Don't waste your money


Couldn't get the camera to recognise the micro sd card . Tried a different card still couldn't. Total waste of money !!!.

Jun, 2017

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VIVITAR DVR786HD Action Camcorder - Blue



Froze everytine we went to use it, battery drained

May, 2017

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VIVITAR DVR786HD Action Camcorder - Blue


No disc to set up a driver on my computer as a result cannot access videos or pictures

Mar, 2017

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Cheap and cheerful


I wanted to start recording my cycle commute, keep a record of the weird and wonderful things I see from the saddle every day (and have a bit of evidence next time a motorist decides to be a moron). Picture quality's nothing special and sound is pretty...

Mar, 2017

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Avoid it


Battery life useless

Feb, 2017

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Action Camera great


This action camera was for my granddaughter and she loves it bought it for her as she is going to Tenerife for her 13th birthday and is going to use it whilst there next week she has been using it now and it is versatile for her needs

Feb, 2017

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Shockingly Rubbish


Camera size okay. Contents inside was good too. Picture and video quality TERRIBLE. My mobile is a 13mp camera so thought that as this is 12mp camera and in HD too, It would be abit less clear than my phone. Omg was i WRONG! infact my son's 0.3mp old...

Feb, 2017

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VIVITAR DVR786HD Action Camcorder - Blue


My son aged 12 is totally delighted with this product. He uses it all the time and it is excellent value for money

My son says the helmet clip isn't good but everything else is fantastic

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2.4


Color of product:Black

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4

Packaging Content

Bike mount:Y
Handheld remote control: Yes
Helmet mount:Y
Underwater case: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:4

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Touch screen: Yes


Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:AVI
Video formats supported:AVI