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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the color and usability are overall positive. The portability and battery are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the price.

image quality, battery, portability, usability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Vixia HD Hard Drive Digital Camcorder (HFR40) with 1060x Digital Zoom, is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R60 HD from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The portability also gets good feedback, whereas views are divided on the image quality. Many are critical about the usability.

zoom, portability, price


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF R60Canon Vixia HF R60 8GB Wi-Fi 1080p HD Video Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + LED Light + Microphone + Battery & Charger + Tripod Kit

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Merrill (

Easy to use


Was fairly easy to use and operate. Fits the hands and comfortable to use.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: myname (

Great close ups


Very easy to use, video clear,zoom easley reached,

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Chuck (

Great choice for my uses.


I went in the story to buy a different camera, the salesperson Rob was extremely helpful in showing me the features of the camera I purchased. He was correct on all accounts, love the camera and am thankful for well informed salesperson's like Rob....

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: tbutle (

Great camcorder!


Small and compact but still gets the job done. Great Camcorder and awesome picture

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: hank (



so far so good, easy to use. no complaints!!!!!!!!

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: bama (

great camera for family


Incredibly compact, great storage capacity, thoroughly satisfied.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: GoogleBoy (

Seems like a good camera so far


I got it to replace a similar Sony camera of the same grade. I haven't transferred the video yet to my mac to see it on a screen. The screen on the camera seems more grainy than the one on my last camera. I hope it's just the screeen on the camera, and...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Besttest (

Great little video camera


The compact size and ease of use make this little camera a MUST for travel. It fits in the palm of the hand and creates pretty good quality video. For the price, I feel that a simple carrying bag (cinch type) should be included

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: MickeyG8 (

Stops recording in between takes.


It seems that this camera might heat up and it stops mid recording. :-(

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Sam45044 (

Camera works great - Wi-Fi not for Android 5.0


Purchased the VIXIA HF R60 instead of the R600 because it was advertised as having Wi-Fi compatibility with Android. Camera works great but found out that Canon does not support Android 5.0 and above. Should have saved money by purchasing the R600 that...

Jul, 2015