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Vivitar DVR-810HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 reviews of Vivitar DVR-810HD. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the zoom and size are overall positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability and battery.

price, usability, portability, size, zoom

image quality, durability, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR-810HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Vivitar DVR-810HD


alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Vivitar DVR-810HD 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 Views about the image quality and portability are overall positive. The size and battery also get good views.

price, battery, size, portability, image quality

51% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar 8400 Digital Camera - Silver (8.0MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2 inch LCDVivitar 8400 Digital Camera - Silver (8.0MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2 inch LCD

Mar, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Vivitar DVR-810HD


alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 user reviews of Vivitar DVR-810HD from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the design and zoom. The portability and price are also appreciated. There are some negative opinions about the battery and reliability. Views are divided on the size.

usability, price, portability, zoom, design

image quality, durability, reliability, battery

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

This summary is based on the products: Vivitar 12.1MP Digital Video Camera, Colors May Vary(DVR810HD-GRAPE)Vivitar 12.1MP Digital Video Camera, Colors May Vary(DVR810HD-GRAPE)

Mar, 2018

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Great Deal


This is my first camera that I personally owned, I've used so many high quality cameras and some low quality ones. For the this price this is a steal for anyone starting out with video cameras. It's not the top of the line, but it will hold it's own...

Jan, 2010

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Not As Advertised!!!!!


High Definition is what it states.... but once you try to do a close up on a item everything turns into small squares.... the baddest definition I have ever saw in my life. I had to return it and invest a little more money on a better product. But we...

Sep, 2009

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Good Deal


Works great, no probs installing on win7 & xp (x32), gets tv quality (SD) at 30fps fine, havent tested much of HD (20fps), love the brightness adjusting feature, do note that this is a digital zoom (only crops/stretches the pixels), another note is to...

Sep, 2009

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Waste of time and money


Support for product through Sakar was very disappointing, not compatible with Vista 64.Setup is terrible, feels cheap, I reccomend you look elsewhere. After reading lengthy instruction manual on cd-rom only, unit will still not perform functions...

Aug, 2009

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Works great, yeah button clicks, but works great!


I give 5 stars just because its so well priced and does exactly what I need it to do. The zoom button does click kinda loud but I am not recording audio to the camera so its not a problem for me. Feels cheap but works great. I use on a Sony HDR-XR160

Jul, 2015

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Does not work with the BMPCC...


I saw some claims that this remote would work with the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera, but it does not.

Jun, 2015

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5 Stars!!! 6 if possible!!!!


The emote I purchased for my HDR-CX580v and it works great. It feel sturdy as if made with a thick plastic. It does everything it claims it can do and with the extension cord it allows me to be in the family videos for a change. I highly recommend this...

May, 2015

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Does the job


This remote does the job, but its nothing fancy. I do like the zoom speed dial. The remote seems somewhat cheap and makes a clicking noise when zooming (as all have stated), but as long as you take your time with the buttons you can eliminate almost...

May, 2015

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Good for the price


It have what they offer. Good for the price!

Dec, 2014

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Not suited for quiet environments



Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Capture the moment in vivid video or stills - the DVR 810HD does both! When you're done, print your still directly to a PictBridge compatible printer (no PC required) or share your videos which are stored on convenient SD media cards.


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific/Standard form factor
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery Form Factor:AAA

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p/720p
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash


Color of product:Black

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:2.4

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in/3in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm/7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display


Built-in flash: Yes

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:16MB/64MB


Model:DVR 840XHD/DVR-810HD
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Vivitar

Image Sensor

Total megapixels:8.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:8
Lens Aperture:F/2.8/F/3.5-3.7
Max Focal Length:34mm
Min Focal Length:6.8mm/7.45mm
Optical Zoom:5
Type:Lens/Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:8.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/XP/Vista 32
Interface:USB 2.0/1.1
Internal memory:128
Resolution:3264 x 2448


Camera shutter speed:1/1024 - 1/2


Maximum memory card size:8

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None


Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum video resolution:640 x 480

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:4/8
ISO (Max):3200
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 800 / ISO 400 / ISO 200 / ISO 1600 / ISO 3200 / ISO auto
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None