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Vivitar's ViviCam 8400 is an entry-level digital camera marketed as a trip or holiday camera.

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Pros

Large LCD screen (2.4") for this price

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Deep waterproof range compared to similar cameras (30 feet)

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Decent range of white balance, quality, and other settings for this price

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Inexpensive, good for kids or first-time users

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Cons

Low-light shots are pretty poor, noisy, and no flash

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Apparent shutter lag between button press and actual snap

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Images display on LCD for too short of a period post-shot

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Higher than average failure rate due to leaking

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Vivitar's ViviCam 8400 is an entry-level digital camera marketed as a trip or holiday camera, especially since its main feature is built-in waterproof casing that allows photos or videos to be taken up to 10 meters underwater. The overall resolution is 8.1 megapixels and there is a rear TFT LCD screen measuring 2.4". The lens has a fixed focal length and thus there is no optical zoom capability, but there is an 8x digital capacity. The video capture is done using VGA or QVGA resolutions at 20 and 25 frames per second, respectively, and there are several white balance modes, including automatic. The internal memory capacity is 64MB, and this cam be expanded up to 2GB with an SD card. Other features include built-in flash, 3-shot burst and 10 or 20 second self-timer. This camera uses 2 AA batteries as a power source.

Features
  • Fully waterproof to 10 meters
  • 8.1 megapixel resolution
  • 20 or 25 fps video capture
  • 2.4" TFT LCD screen
  • 8x digital zoom
  • 64MB internal memory
  • Expandable memory up to 2GB with SD card
  • Auto or preset white balance modes
  • 2x AA batteries
Color Options
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Black
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