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Vivitar Vivicam T027

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the energy efficiency and build quality are on the whole positive. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the lens and reliability. Opinions about the portability and performance are different.

value for money, usability, battery, build quality, energy

image quality, flash, screen, reliability, lens

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Vivitar Vivicam T027 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 50 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Vivitar Vivicam T027


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Vivitar Vivicam T027 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, build quality, battery, performance, usability

flash, screen, portability, features

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Vivitar T027 12.1MP 4X Zoom Digital Camera Black

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Great camera for a beginner or to keep in purse


I had tested another camera (the hello kitty camera) for my granddaughters birthday present (she's now 5) and it took horrible pictures, was so slow to "click" -- I had to return it. THIS Camera works quickly, has a "sports" setting which is great for...

Photo quality, Zoom, Speed, Setting Options, Viewer Screen Size

its black - my granddaughter wanted pink. I recommend you buy rechargeable AA batteries

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Easy to share photos


Purchased for my grandson to take to summer camp, he has been posting pictures on a daily basis. I know he's safe and happy. The camera is just the right size to stick in a pocket.About me... grandmother

Wi5 connectability


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Great camera for a 12yr old going to Disney


Good value for price, simple to use and reasonable quality !About me... grandparent

Price and ease of use

Capacity and picture quality

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Lots of bells and whistles for the tech savy


The camera was used for a trip and did the job. It was easy to download the pictures and share them with friends.About me... Parent with kids, casual user

takes decent pictures

not the best zoom quality

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This was the worst camera I've ever owned


This camera has the worst resolution--don't bother buying it. Everything was fuzzy regardless of the lighting situation, and I tested outdoor bright, indoor bright, outdoor dim, indoor dim, etc. This is an awful product. Eats up batteries like you...

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Great little camera for my son


I bought this handy little camera for my son. He can throw it in his back pack.About me... casual user

easy to use, great price

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Great camera for a beginer. Cheap and high quality


Great camera for a beginer. Cheap and high qualityAbout me... casual user

It´s cheap

Has no zoom

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Not for kids


Purchased this camera for my daughter, it's rather complicated for it being for beginners. Picture quality is not good and you have to turn the flash on for every picture, it doesn't stay on automatically. Over all I was not happy with this camera and...



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Great Camera for Kid


I bought this camera for my 10 year old nephew for Xmas and it is perfect for him. It was affordable which I wanted since I knew he wasnt going to have it for very long. And takes decent pictures for what it is. Would for sure recommend it for a kid...

Its easy to use

Not great if looking for something high quality


Product Specifications


Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Product Type:Compact Camera
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


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

Power Supply

Battery Model:3x AAA (LR03/MICRO)
Battery Type:3x AAA (LR03/MICRO)


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
Shutter Priority: No