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Canon Elura 65

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the image quality and size are on the whole positive. The design and portability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability and memory.

usability, portability, design, size, image quality

value for money, battery, build quality, memory, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Elura 65 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 75 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Amazon.com review summary for Canon Elura 65

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Canon Elura 65 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

portability, design, usability, size, image quality

value for money, build quality, reliability, features

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Elura 65 MiniDV Camcorder w/16x Optical ZoomCanon ES65 Hi8 Camcorder

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Canon Elura 65 Camcorder Review - Canon MiniDV Camcorders

 

With an MSRP of US$799 and a current street value of US$600, the Canon Elura 65 has some great options for consumers who like quality lenses, good video performance, and decent manual control. The Elura 65 is nearly identical to the Elura 70 except for...

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Canon Elura 65

 

Canon Elura 65 is a Mini DV Camcorder and comes with a 16x optical zoom.

Want to truly set your camcorder apart from the pack? Personalize your camcorder by customizing the start-up image and camcorder operation sounds. With an Elura camcorder, you can choose a start-up image from the included software CD or use your own...

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Easy for everyone

 

Easy to use, great quality photos

Sometimes it seems to have a delay on the still-picture mode

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Great product for the price

 

size, optics, ease of use, overall package.

should come with longer life battery and bigger memory card

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Great Digital at Great Price

 

16x OPTICAL Zoomon-board chip for still images when you wantImage Stabilization

Haven't found any yet.

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Great travel camera.

 

Easy to use, menu's are simple, great picture, very compact.

None so far

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This is a fabulous camera I highly recommend it for anyone

 

everthing about it is a pro the zoom, and sound are great, even gets stills.

the price but even that is reasonable.

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Very satisfied with choice.

 

Small, easy to use, exactly what I was looking for in a new camcorder!

None so far.

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Very satisfied with choice.

 

Just got my new Elura 65 today and I will preface this by saying that I am not techno saavy and somewhat intimidated by new gadgets. This camcorder so far has been extremely easy to use. I had it out of the box and all the extras (batteries, straps, ...

Small, easy to use, exactly what I was looking for in a new camcorder

None so far

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Super little DV camera

 

Comfort, size, picture quality, features, optics

battery life

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Product Specifications

Life is full of special occasions that we wish could be savored forever - the ultimate vacation, the excitement of a high school graduation ceremony, your family's first trip abroad, the antics of your favorite pet. With Canon's new line of Elura camcorders, no matter where you go the moment never has to end. Create home movies and digital photos with life-like clarity. Then, transfer them to your computer with the click of a button. Offering a newly refined ultra-portable design at an affordable price, the Elura 65, is designed to fit your hand and your budget perfectly.

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:5.1in
Height:2.9in
Weight:1.1lbs
Width:3.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LED display / LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:65
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon Elura

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.3
Max Focal Length:56mm
Min Focal Length:3.5mm
Optical Zoom:16
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.6 mm ( 1/4.5 ) / 5.6 mm ( 1/4.5" )
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

Digital Scene Transition:Beam / Corner wipe / Fade trigger / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Window wipe / Zigzag
Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:320
Media Type:Mini DV
Special Effects:Art / Ball / Black & White / Color Mask / Cube / Mirror / Mosaic / Sepia / Wave
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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