Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Yellow

MPN: 8400YL  |  EAN: 0681066324332  |  Model: ViviCam 8400

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





Choosist's Ratings

Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Yellow - 8400YL Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Just Right
Underwater Use
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 will satisfy your needs..


Video Scenarios

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 is a great companion to have.

Rough and Tumble - It's rugged and built for the outdoors. As such you won't have to worry about getting splash of water on it nor if it gets the odd bump now and then.

Other Video needs

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the ViviCam 8400 is an easy recommendation for this.

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the ViviCam 8400.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 for aquatic photos is a treat.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Vivitar is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the ViviCam 8400 is a breeze.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Vivitar is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.

Other considerations

After investing in an electronic kit of this nature, water resistance will come to mind each time you take it outdoors. Good news is that this model from Vivitar can handle splashes of water with no issues.

As it comes with a waterproof depth of up to 10 m metres, this camera ticks the box for underwater use.


The ViviCam 8400 comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

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Product Description

Durable, robust and pocket-sized, the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 is the perfect take-anywhere camera that's always ready for an adventure. Whether you're on holiday with your closest friends or creating unforgettable home memories with family, the ViviCam 8400 is equipped with a 8MP sensor that's able to produce high-quality images in full detail. The superb 1/6000 second shutter speed means that you're able to capture the exact shot you're looking for down to the millisecond. Think the moment is better suited to movie? With this compact camera, you can also record SD video at the touch of a button. The fantastic 8x Optical Zoom keeps you in the centre of the action at all times, whereas built-in flash means you're prepared for a wide variety of different situations, including indoor scenes. Not only is this stylish yellow camera extremely compact and lightweight, but it's been designed with outdoor use in mind. The ViviCam 8400 is rainproof and waterproof up to 10 meters, opening up a world of adventures and possibilities.

Technical Specifications

Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Yellow - 8400YL Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact camera
Product Colour Yellow
Rainproof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 10 m
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Languages Support DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR
Multi-shot Yes
Playback Zoom (max) 4 x
Self-timer Delay 10, 20 s
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Forced off, Forced on
Auto Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0.15 m
Focus Adjustment Auto
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity Auto
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/2EV step)
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/6000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 0.05 s
Camcorder Media Type SD
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480 pixels
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 320 x 240, 640 x 480 pixels
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 0 - 7.4 mm
Compatible Memory Cards SD
Maximum Memory Card Size 8 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 2.4
Megapixel 8 MP
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version 1.1
Battery Technology Alkaline
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Cables Included AV, USB
Carrying Case Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 453.6 g
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ult