Summary: I thought it would be a good inexpensive camera at a reasonable price. My first impression on opening the package "It feels cheap" then I had to hunt up some batteries (not included) and a SD card (not included) and try to make it work.
Great for kids or someone who isn't expecting 100% quality
7 January 2012
Summary: I bought myself one of these because it was cheap, and I just needed something that I could drag a long with me all of the time and not worry about it getting damaged. 3 years later it is still working and doing what it is intended to do.
Summary: I purchased this camera for my mother. I thought it would be easy for her to use for her first digital camera. The buttons are hard to use and the display isnt very user friendly. The quality of the product is not what I thought it would be. To hold it feels like a child's toy.
Summary: My first 5 MP camera cost $1,200 (twelve hundred dollars). This one is twenty. If you shoot in low light, you will need to keep it very steady. But held steady, the lens is surprisingly sharp for a fixed focus model.
Summary: I bought this for my 8-year-old son for Christmas because he really wanted a camera. I wasn't sure how serious he was about it, so I didn't want to spend a lot of money on one. I found this at another store on sale for $30 and thought that was perfect.
Small, light, cellphone camera quality, digital zoom only
Gadgester "No Time, No Money", Amazon
13 December 2010
Summary: My video clip was captured using this Vivitar camera at QVGA resolution. Notice how there is *NO* sound in the video, and you can digitally zoom in steps. This is a very basic digital camera, akin to the 5MP cameras you see on current-gen smartphones, but actually with fewer features, such as very...
Summary: I bought this camera for elementary school student use in a computer lab. I need 8 cameras so I bought one of these to see if it would be simple enough for use by 2nd graders. Here are the postives: The camera is small and would fit small hands perfectly. It uses only two AAA batteries.