Vivitar 865HD reviews: HD camcorder

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+ This camcorder has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on image quality.

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8.0 out of 10 based on 20 reviews.
Vivitar 865HD : camcorder using SD card. See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser Just point and shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
compact & cheap
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Jun 2010

John, Preston Experienced amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Very compact and light weight. Excellent battery life. HD movies and 8mp camera
Bad points:
Takes more time to adapt from bright to dim conditions than more expensive cameras. Similarly the colour balance can be a bit suspect in tricky lighting conditions.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 6.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Dec 2010

David, York Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
very light and fits in pocket. can take it anywhere
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2010

Jan , Wolverhampton Just point and shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good easy to use lightweight camera
Bad points:
battery life short
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 7.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Dec 2010

Confirmed purchaser Just point and shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Pocket size. Pocket price.
Bad points:
Controls not easy to use and keep camera steady when videoing without a lot of practice.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 7.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 07 Apr 2010

Confirmed purchaser Just point and shoot

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
lightweight easy to carry snapshots good quality.
Bad points:
microphone can pick up wind noise,but subject has to be close to record
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 5.0
Battery life 7.0
Weight 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Jul 2010

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use, my 6 year old daughter uses it
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Dec 2010

Product Features

Resolution quality HD
Resolution (Pixels) 1280x720
Type of memory card SD
Digital zoom ratio 8
Weight (g) 110
Screen size (Inches) 2.4

Also known as: Vivitar 865HD

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Manufacturer's Description

Capture the moment in vivid video or stills – the DVR 865HD does both and even includes a Voice Recorder! 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. Rechargeable LiIon battery can be charged via AC or USB.


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