Vivitar Vivicam 8025 Giveaway (CLOSED)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, August 14, 2009 | 922 comments
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Vivitar Vivicam GiveawayToday's Giveaway is a Vivitar Vivicam Prizey Editors Pick8025 digital camera, value $99 - sponsored by Vivitar.com - "We make it easy!" - with digital cameras, DVR's and accessories.

We were excited to receive this camera toVivitar Vivicam 8025 preview screen test, as we really needed a new updated one. I was just saying to Rob, if I am going to be taking all these pictures for the blog, I am going to need a new camera. And thanks to Vivitar, my wish was granted!

Family BBQI took the camera to a family BBQ, to snap some pics. Everyone commented on how much they liked my new little camera. One thing my sister-in-law pointed out when she saw it, was that she would be lost without the little view finder on older cameras. She is so used to putting up the camera to her face to look through, and I have to admit I looked for the little view finder when I first opened the camera. However, we both admitted the large 2/4" preview screen made it much easier to frame a picture. We were all really impressed at the quality of the pics! (Click on the picture to see it larger)

Vivitar Vivicam 8025 frontThe best thing about this camera is just how simple it is to use. With all the controls on the touch screen, you can zoom in and out (8x digital) with ease, the face and smile detection helps to set up your shot and I love that to charge the lithium battery, all you have to do is plug the camera into the wall. Simple is good!

USB cord and chargerThe rechargeable battery life seemed good, unlike my previous camera that was dying after 3-5 pictures! You do need to add your own memory card, up to 8GB. Fortunately we had some laying around, so we popped one in and were snapping pictures all over the place. The last few pictures I've taken for recent reviews and giveaways were taken with the Vivitar Vivicam 8025 digital camera.

Uploading the pictures and videos we took was a breeze, though the short USB cord, means you can't lay the camera down any further than the top of your hard drive while uploading.

Had to try out the movie mode for you, and so I present "Buddy doing his 'Happy Dog' on the waterbed" for your enjoyment! We are not experienced with video cams, so yes, this is pretty amateurish. LOL


The new Vivitar Vivicam 8025 is an 8.1 megapixel HD camera that retails for $99. It has a 2.4” preview screen, 8X digital zoom, resolution of 3264 x 2448 and a touch screen, making it easy to use and affordable to buy. Plus, it comes in a variety of vibrant colors to match any personality: Pink, red, teal, navy, yellow, gray and black.

And on to the giveaway...

Winning is easy!!
To enter to win this Vivitar digital camera, please leave a comment about where you found out about this giveaway, include the name of the site if possible.


For more chances to win, do as many or as few of the following as you wish - and please make sure to leave a separate comment for each one completed. Bunching them all together in one post will only give you one entry.

I will choose one random comment using the Random.org integer generator, so the more comments you leave, the more chances you have to win these great products! Only relevant comments will be accepted. Your Giveaway prize is always free, there is no entry fee, no shipping & handling fee.

1. Leave a comment about where you found out about this giveaway. (1 entry)

2. Blog about this contest using the text below - just copy/paste into your post, and leave a link to your blog post! (1 extra entry) Here is the text to use:
"Frugal-Freebies.com is having a great Vivitar Vivicam 8025 digital camera giveaway sponsored by Vivitar.com - "We make it easy!" - with digital cameras, DVR's and accessories. Stop by before midnight Aug 28th EST to enter to win! "
3. Follow Frugal Freebies on Twitter, FaceBook or Networked Blogs and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)
4. Steal our
Frugal Freebies Giveaway button (in the left-column) and leave a comment about where you put it! (1 extra entry)
5.
Twitter this giveaway and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)
6. Follow the Frugal Freebies blog! (1 extra entry)
7.
Stumble, Buzz Up, Kirtsy or Digg Frugal Freebies and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)
8. Visit Vivitar.com and leave a comment about a camera feature from the site that would make picture taking easier and/or more fun for you.

Who is eligible:
This giveaway is open to US & Canadian entrants. You don't have to be a blogger to win, just supply a valid e-mail address (write it like this: email (at) hotmail (dot) com - so the spammers won't get you) or sign up to
Prizey.net, if you are still not comfortable leaving your email on a public blog.

When the giveaway ends:
Two weeks from posting. This giveaway ends on August 28/09. I will e-mail the winner, and results are always posted here as well. If the winner doesn't respond within four business days, with contact details, a new winner will be drawn.

My Visit to the Doctor video from Kids in Daily SituationsI am also submitting the winner info to PRIZEYWinners so, if you wish, you can check there to see if you've won your giveaway. This offers readers the opportunity to check there without the inconvenience or security risk of offering up personal emails in public blog comments.

Thank you to Sweeties Sweeps and The Lucky Ladybug for listing my blog giveaway.

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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922 comments

  1. Heather says:

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  30. Ardy22 says:

    The anti shake feature is great. I have taken so many blurry pics that it is unreal

  31. I saw this on frugal freebies, I used to have a Vivitar years ago and it was a great camera!

  32. hope I win this, a great prize!

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  38. slehan says:

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  39. slehan says:

    The antishake feature would be wonderful. I am not a rock-steady person and my pictures come out blurry sometimes.

  40. slehan says:

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  47. At Vivitar.com I saw and loved the DVR 840XHD! All of it's features were great. :)

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  59. Jammie says:

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  60. After visiting the Vivitar website the ViviCam T328 3.0 Inch Screen will make capturing candid shots of my 3 kids so much easier, because you can see so much more than some other cameras that only have a 2 inch screen. Also, the antishake feature will make picture taking so fun because I won't have to worry if I slightly move the camera when I hit the shutter button, it makes picture taking stress free which equals more fun!
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  67. phyllisg says:

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  68. I found it on frugal freebies

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  72. Anonymous says:

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  75. Renee says:

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  86. I like the antishake feature.I am
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  90. lilyk says:

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  98. Anonymous says:

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  99. Carol W. says:

    From the Vivitar website, I saw a feature called Face and Smile Detection. I am inexperienced with digital cameras, and I need all the help I can get in setting up a picture!

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  107. Anonymous says:

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