At CES, Vivitar announced some extremely competitively priced compact point-and-shoot cameras with some pretty impressive specs. Not being as familiar with their image quality, I’d like to check out the noise levels in the 14.1MP VF540, which also boasts GPS tagging.
Vivitar, a leading brand of digital cameras and photographic accessories for over 70 years, returns to CES with their latest collection of affordable, multi-functional digital products. This year’s roundup of innovative digital cameras packs loads of features in sleek, easy-to-use devices.
The ViviCam V5028 is a twin-view, 5.1 Megapixel camera. The 1.8” preview screen enables easy self-portrait shots and viewing. The compact device has 4x digital zoom, face detection and anti-shake capabilities, with a USB connection. This camera uses 3 AAA batteries and will capture loads of memories at an SRP of just $69.
Vivitar’s ViviCam VX018 camera offers 10.1 Megapixels in a sleek design. The high definition device features a 1.8” preview screen with 4x digital zoom, face detection, anti-shake and a USB connection. The camera uses 3 AAA batteries and SRP is $99.
The underwater, all-weather ViviCam VT026 is 12.1 Megapixels with a 2.4” preview screen. Bring this camera on all underwater adventures and take advantage of its 4x digital zoom, face detection and anti-shake capabilities. The camera operates off rechargable lithium batteries, has a USB connection and SRP is $199.
Vivitar’s innovative VF540 camera incorporates 14.1 Megapixels and GPS capabilities that link to Vivitar geo-tagging software. The model is loaded with a 3.0″ full touch panel screen, 5X optical zoom, face detection and anti-shake with a USB connection. With lithium ion battery included, the VF530 has an SRP of $199.
Additional new models include the ViviCam V5016, V7022, V7024, VX025, VX029, VT027, VT030, VT324N, VT528, VT529, a variety of 5-14 megapixel cameras.
Cameras are available in a new range of colors including: Graphite, Strawberry, Gold, Cranberry, Black, Beautyberry, Silver, Blueberry, Kiwi and Grape. Vivitar will also release a lineup of products including video cameras, SLR lenses and flashes, battery chargers and accessories, all expected to ship in the spring.
Located in Central Hall, booth #9841, Vivitar is taking appointments on Thursday, January 7th from 10AM-6PM and Friday, January 8th from 9AM-4PM at CES, the largest consumer electronics show in the world in Las Vegas, taking place from January 7-10, 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Vivitar is now owned by Sakar International, an Edison, NJ-based company with over 30 years experience in the consumer electronics space. Sakar acquired the Vivitar brand in August of 2008. Vivitar digital cameras and accessories are available at Target, Staples, Wal-Mart, RadioShack, K-mart and many other major retailers. For additional information, please visit www.vivitar.com.