Vivitar DVR 850W Digital Camcorder Review

Recently I discovered a company called Vivitar. Vivitar was nice enough to send me over one of their Vivitar DVR 850 Digital Camcorder’s in exchange for my honest opinion. This digital camcorder is compact size and full of great features.  The DVR 850W is waterproof up to 5 meters, 8x Digital Zoom and a beautiful bright 2.4″ LCD making this DVR easy to use. And did I mention it’s available in 8  different color choices!

Best of all it has a rechargeable lithium ion battery and will not only take video but still pictures as well. This is also a budget-friendly camcorder that has underwater and webcam capabilities. Enjoy this camera on land or in the water thanks to the 16.4′ (5m) underwater depth rating. Even if you’re not planning a dive any time soon this camcorder is a good choice for use in the rain or snow. And if you’re looking to share live video online with friends and family the webcam mode has you covered.

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When it comes to the basics the 850W has a 64MB built-in flash memory and an expansion slot for optional SD/MMC memory cards up to 8GB in size. It even records 8MP video in the AVI format and 5MP JPEG still pictures. Plus features a 2.4″ LCD screen and 8x digital zoom.

Watch the short video below to check out theVivitar DVR 850 Camera quality.


  • Built-in flash memory and expansion slot for optional SD/MMC cards up to 8GB in size
  • 8.1MP video resolution and 5MP still resolution
  • 2.4″ display
  • 8x digital zoom
  • Waterproof depth rating of up to 16.4′ (5m)
  • Webcam mode
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery charges up using the included AC power adapter
  • Features a switchable NTSC/PAL output for watching recorded video directly from the camcorder on your NTSC or PAL analog television.
  • And more!

The Vivitar DVR 850w Digital Camcorder was very easy to set up and use. I love it’s small size and that it is very durable and well built for all those outdoor activities you might want to catch on film.

Be sure to visit the Vivtar website and check out all the features of the DVR 850 Digital Camcorder at

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Disclosure I received products in exchange for an honest review. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I personally believe will be good for my readers.

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