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Canon LEGRIA VIXIA HF S20

Canon LEGRIA VIXIA HF S20
alaScore 82

8 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Canon LEGRIA VIXIA HF S20. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. There are some mixed comments about the usability. There are some less positive reviews about the battery and price.

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA VIXIA HF S20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Canon Vixia HF S20 review

 

Though I really liked Canon's 2009 prosumer Vixia HF S1x series, I couldn't fully endorse the HF S10/S11 because it lacked an electronic viewfinder, a feature that higher-end users appreciate. Camcorders with EVFs are easier to hold stably while...

Excellent set of manual features; dual SDHC slots; generally well-designed interface.

Poorly designed touch-screen menu system; short battery life; defaults to low-quality video mode; doesn't support SDXC; relatively expensive.

Though they're an excellent trio of camcorders, the Vixia HF S21, HF S20, and HF S200 are significantly more expensive than their respective competitors, especially since the S20 and S200 lack electronic viewfinders. If you can forgo some of the...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Lori Grunin (cnet.co.uk)

Canon Vixia HF S20 review

 

Though I really liked Canon's 2009 prosumer Vixia HF S1x series, I couldn't fully endorse the HF S10/S11 because it lacked an electronic viewfinder, a feature that higher-end users appreciate. Camcorders with EVFs are easier to hold stably while...

Excellent set of manual features; dual SDHC slots; generally well-designed interface.

Poorly designed touch-screen menu system; short battery life; defaults to low-quality video mode; doesn't support SDXC; relatively expensive.

Though they're an excellent trio of camcorders, the Vixia HF S21, HF S20, and HF S200 are significantly more expensive than their respective competitors, especially since the S20 and S200 lack electronic viewfinders. If you can forgo some of the...

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-808

Camera

Minimum illumination:0.3

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:3.5

Flash

Built-in flash: Yes

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):8590000
Optical sensor size:1 / 2.6
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:6.01

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.71 - 17.1
Digital Zoom:200
Filter size:2.28
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.71 - 17.1
Focal length range (f-f):0.252 - 2.52
Optical Zoom:10

Other Features

Auto focus: Yes
Manual focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: No
HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Flash memory:32

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.91
Height:5.51
Weight:16.2
Width:2.95