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Canon Elura 50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Canon Elura 50. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and size also get good feedback, whereas the battery and reliability get less positive reviews. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

usability, size, portability, image quality, design

reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Elura 50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Elura 50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Canon Elura 50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the design and image quality are overall positive. The size and portability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the battery and reliability.

usability, portability, size, image quality, design

price, reliability, battery

48% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon Elura 50 Ultra Compact MiniDV Camcorder with 2"LCD and Memory Capability

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Grim13 (shopzilla.com)

Great picture quality, Bad quality of product.

 
Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

don't buy this camera

 

the only good thing about this camera is its size

the tape mechanism is terrible.

Dec, 2004
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Consumer review by: Gavin (shopzilla.com)

Great little camcorder

 

Well rounded and works in all respects - very happy

manual atrocious, long play modes cannot be uploaded to PC

Jun, 2004

Consumer review by: bombero (shopzilla.com)

I Didnt know that it was so GOOD

 

ALmost unique

just 680Kpixels

May, 2004

Consumer review by: RJC (shopzilla.com)

Terrible Experience

 

Good quality IF IT WORKED

All Canon Digital Camcorders have chronic problem

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: QUINO (shopzilla.com)

AWFUL

 

GOOD LOOKS

BAD CAMERA BAD SERVICE

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: BinaryLifeForm (shopzilla.com)

Nice home video camera

 

Size and look is very charming.

Focus is a bit slow, but forgivable for home video

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: wyn (shopzilla.com)

Disappointed in features, Happy with size, telephoto lens

 

Fits in my purse, easy to whip out for fast shooting,

no frame by frame for tape-photo transfer, confusing menu

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: frankG (shopzilla.com)

DON'T BUY - awful quality and worse service

 

nice looks

bad quality AND lousy service

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: jinnicool (viewpoints.com)

canon camcorder is amazing ”

 

Its a best product for recording.

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Whether your travels take you to lush tropic rainforests, white sandy beaches, or busy marketplaces brimming with local color, Canon's Elura 50 camcorder is the one item that will never be left home. Its extreme portability means it travels wherever you do, so you'll never miss an opportunity. Superior picture quality allows you to relive all the sights and sounds of your trip just as you remembered them, with rich, vibrant color and crisp detail, without even leaving your living room. Although vacations can't last a lifetime, the Elura 50 guarantees a journey back anytime you choose. DIGIC DV is a system for achieving superior video and photographic quality images. Canon's expertise in imaging and electronics is flawlessly blended together, resulting in outstanding performance. It offers substantial benefits in color reproduction. DIGIC DV makes it possible to achieve accurate color for both video and digital photos. Since video and photos have different color requirements, DIGIC DV utilizes two different color techniques to maximize video quality on a TV and still image quality for print or computer display.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.4in
Height:4.2in
Weight:0.9lbs
Width:1.9in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Stitch assist / Super night mode/Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Canon
Model:50
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon Elura

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.3
Max Focal Length:25mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:630Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Beam / Fade trigger / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Vertical wipe / Window wipe / Zigzag
Digital Video Format:AVI/MJPEG
Digital Zoom:400
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Ball / Black & White / Card Mix / Color / Cube / Mirror / Mosaic / Multi-image screen / Sepia / Wave
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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