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Vivitar DVR690HD

Vivitar DVR690HD
alaScore 81

27 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the battery and design. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the image quality.

value for money, usability, portability, design, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR690HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Vivitar DVR690HD

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 14 user reviews of Vivitar DVR690HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, image quality, usability, portability, battery

64% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar DVR 690HD Underwater Digital Camcorder - Yellow (Waterproof, 2.0" Preview Screen, 4x Digital Zoom, Built-in Rechargeable Lthium-ion Battery) *Vivitar DVR690HD Pocket Camcorder-720 pixels Vivitar DVR 690HD Underwater Digital Camcorder - Yellow (Waterproof, 2.0" Preview Screen, 4x Digital Zoom, Built-in Rechargeable Lthium-io

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Amazon.com review summary for Vivitar DVR690HD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Vivitar DVR690HD from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

value for money, resolution

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Vivitar DVR 690HD Waterproof Digital Camcorder (Blue)

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don't waste your money

 

everything was green and very grainy. Took it back the same day.

Waterproof

Poor video quality

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Underwater Feature Leaves Little Room to Breathe

 

ERGONOMICS

Waterproof,easy to use,decent customization

Poor video quality,poor sound quality,navigation buttons are clunky

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Wonderful!

 

This camcorder is beautiful! I am astounded by it's performance!

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Vivitar DVR 690HD Cam

 

Very nice compact unit gives good pictures on video(Better than my Nokia moblie phone!) and still pictures, is very easy to use and of course good in water, I bought it to take on hols to use around the swimpool and not worry if it gets dropped in the...

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worst purchase ever

 

picture is rubish and would not recomend this camcorder to anyone.

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Not Impressed

 

Poor picture even when played back on HD television, sound very poor as well.

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Recommended

 

I saw this as one of the 10 best buys of pocket camcorders in a national daily paper and thought I would give it a go. As this was for my Grandson I haven't used it myself. However he loves it and as he's taking it abroad the fact that it was so cheap...

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What a Let Down! - Avoid this Product

 

very disappointing, flimsy build, cheap and nasty switches and most importantly extremely poor picture quality this is nowhere near HD resolution. Bought as a present for my 10 year old daughter she was equally disappointed with the image quality. Not...

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Excellent Christmas gift

 

Very pleased small stylish good purchase a must for special occasions.

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Vivitar DVR690HD Pocket Camcorder - Black

 

Although "promised" to sons aged 6 & 9 years, it proved excellent for use by parents. However we are all looking forward to using it at the beach, including when snorkelling, plus in wet weather conditions.

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Autofocus:Unknown
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser / No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
HDMI PORT: No
PictBridge: No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Candy Bar
Product Type:Compact Camera / Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:High Definition
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera
Type:Pocket Camcorder

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
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