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Canon Elura 100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Canon Elura 100. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the color and reliability are generally positive. The size and zoom are also mentioned favorably, but the viewfinder and design get critical reviews.

portability, zoom, size, reliability, color

design, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Elura 100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Richard Baguley (pcworld.com)

Canon Elura 100

 

The Elura 100 ($400 as of 5/2/06) is small both in size and in price: In fact, at 2.2 by 3.0 by 4.3 inches, it's one of the smallest camcorders available. Though it's not quite pocket-size, it's compact and light enough to fit into a purse, so it won't...

Small and compact captures widescreen video

Case seems a little flimsy low-light performance could be better

The Canon Elura 100 is a good choice for budget shooters. While the image quality isn't great, the Elura is a compact, easy-to-use camera that won't confuse novice filmmakers

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Phil Ryan (cnet.com)

Canon Elura 100 review: Canon Elura 100

 

Summary More compact than its entry-level ZR models, the Canon Elura 100 is the company's only offering this year in its midrange Elura line. In this case, the step up to Elura means a larger, higher-resolution CCD sensor, which can serve up larger...

Compact size; fast, 20X zoom lens; solid color in video footage.

Average low-light performance; no accessory shoe.

With a big zoom, a small size, and a decent price, the Canon Elura 100 is a great choice if you plan on steering clear of low-light situations.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The Canon Elura 100 represents the entire middle-of-the-road Elura line, squarely between the bargain-priced ZR models and the higher-end Opturas. Last year there were three Elura camcorders. This year, Canon seems to believe that the Elura 100 ($399...

Mic-in port, -Analog to digital pass-through, -Top loading tape compartment, -True wide screen format

Physical design, -Terrible viewfinder design, -Electronic, rather than optical, image stabilization

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

Canon Elura 100 Review

 

Effects If you want to add a little extra to your video the Elura 100 has several effects options such as art, black and white, mosaic, sepia, ball, cube, wave, color mask and mirror settings. There are also nine different fade options for the...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: James Murray (reviewed.com)

Canon Elura 100

 

The Elura 100 features a 1/5" CCD with 1.33 gross MP. This makes for 690K effective pixels in 4:3 aspect ratio, 880K effective pixels in 16:9 aspect ratio with the image stabilization off and 750K effective pixels in 16:9 with the image stabilization on

Mar, 2006