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Vivitar DVR-510

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews of Vivitar DVR-510. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the battery and size are overall positive. The portability and price also get good comments. Many are critical about the zoom and memory.

usability, price, portability, size, battery

image quality, reliability, durability, memory, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR-510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Vivitar DVR-510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Vivitar DVR-510 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and battery are overall positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the zoom and reliability.

usability, portability, price, battery, size

image quality, durability, reliability, zoom

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Vivitar DVR-510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Vivitar DVR-510 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, but the color and usability get less positive reviews.

reliability, price, size, design, durability

usability, color

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

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

no sound

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

It's simply useless

 

Buy this video camera only if you actually don't want a video camera at all, but infact, a sound recorder. That's about all It's good for. The picture quality is so bad, even in perfect lighting conditions you can still see nothing!

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

its a nice colour, and it was cheaper than all the other Camcorders at Tesco's!!!

the image quality was very poor!!!

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

excellent easy to use and so easy to upload onto computer

bit bulky

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

Poor image quality, particularly inside where colours became grey.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

Great looking light weight,has night vision built in and can be used underwater.Great value for money.

None as yet but have not tried the underwater case.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

nothing

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

cant really comment as we never got any use from this camera

the very first time we used the camera was at my daughters birthday swimming party. It was correctly sealed in the protective water proof case provided with the camera, however the case did not seal properly and filled the camera with water, The camera...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Vivitar DVR510N

 

I use it for my job ghost hunting with spooky-nights.com and its great! lightweight, very easy to use! night vision is great for the price!

feels a little plasticky but i does the job!

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (comet.co.uk)

Great product

 

I bought a few of these camcorders to use with my college students to video themselves during practical sports activities. They are really easy to use - a simple point and press - and the boys particularly like using the pink version!!!! Picture...

Oct, 2010