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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22. 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. Comments about the memory and zoom are overall positive. The design and usability also get good views. There are some mixed views about the price, and some have doubts about the reliability and size.

portability, usability, design, zoom, memory

viewfinder, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA FS22 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the image quality and battery. The zoom and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the design.

usability, zoom, battery, image quality


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon FS22 Camcorder - Grey (45x Advanced Zoom,2.7 inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

May, 2016

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Canon LEGRIA FS22


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the zoom and memory are generally positive. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the usability. There are some negative reviews about the size and viewfinder.

portability, design, memory, zoom

viewfinder, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon FS22 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder w/32GB Internal Memory & 48x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODEL

May, 2016

Expert review by: Gagan Gupta (

Canon Legria FS22


It's handy, but does that make it a good performer?

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: (

Canon FS22 Camcorder


Allowing you to store around 21 hours of high quality video on the fantastic 32GB built in internal memory now you will be able to store video with ease. The Canon FS22 also comes with the option to add a SD card to increase the storage even more. Add...

If your someone who knows a lot about camcorders you will be someone who understands just how important having a good processor for your video is, the Canon FS22 does include a special DIGIC DV II processor that gives you even more power. The processor...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Hitesh Raj Bhagat (

Canon Legria FS22


A small, lightweight and easy-to-use flash memory camcorder with 32 gigs of memory

In-camera editing

Pricey for standard def

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: oldviolinist (

Canon FS22


I love my new Canon fs22. We are in absolute awe of the sophistication built into this little lens with an LCD screen. In the brief time we have had this little gem, we have used it to photograph a rare Barrows Golden-Eye out on the lake, using the...

I picked Standard Definition because of the good zoom ratio which was not available on HD. I am not disappointed. I am looking forward to picturing more birds. The clarity of the picture is wonderful. The only fuzziness I experienced was when I was...

The one definite weakness I have found is NOT in the camera, but in the software. If you have Vista it may take some extra patience to finally find and download a driver.

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: (

Canon FS22 Digital


Canon FS22 announces memory is a digital video camera with 37 optic Zoom, 45 times interisting optimization. Mine 32GB from flash umber media, but also prepares a memory card slot, comfort from users to extend ruang(spasi umber. FS22 has a 107 million...

good movie


Jun, 2009

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Canon FS22


This content was chosen based on the features included with this model of digital camcorder.

Allows for very compact camcorders, Easy searching and random access to video segments, Selectable

Relatively short recording times, Video is highly compressed

May, 2009

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Canon FS22


Canon FS22 features: 1, dual flash storage 2, recorded in one feature film 3, pre-recording function



May, 2009

Consumer review by: rhanu (

Canon FS22 Present


The Canon FS22 camcorders are pint-sized tourist machines that can slip inside a large pocket. Read on for our first impressions. For beginners, the Canon FS22 (gallery) very budget-friendly options in order to break into video. Stay tuned for our full...

uses SDHC cards - cheap, good capacity and easy to find

standard definition footage only

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: h887 (

Dual SD memory DV Canon FS22


Canon FS22 flash memory is a digital video camera with 37 optical zoom, 45 times zoom optimization. Mining 32GB of flash storage medium, but also set up a memory card slot, the convenience of users to expand storage space. Flash media better than the...

ability to adapt to the environment shooting


Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: fanklin (

Canon FS22


Record button is hit. All new Canon standard definition flash camcorders include a new Quick Charge battery. Ten minutes of charging allows for up to 20 minutes of recording, and 20 minutes of charging allows up to 60 minutes of recording. The FS22,...



Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

Canon's technological innovation has for decades delivered optical excellence, advanced image processing and top performance, from photographic and broadcast television cameras to Canon's complete line of consumer camcorders. Canon is proud to offer its Canon FS22 dual flash memory camcorder. Lighter, more compact and user-friendly, the Canon FS22 brings you stunning video at an affordable price. As employed in advanced electronic products such as laptop computers, MP3 players, PDAs and cell phones, flash memory has numerous benefits. Canon offers dual flash memory, enabling you to record to both the camcorder's substantial 32GB internal flash drive and a removable SDHC card. It not only extends the recording space available, but also gives you added flexibility in file transfer and playback. You'll have a chance to catch even more of your life's special moments with the FS22. Adding to the usefulness of this camcorder is Canon's quick charge - which reduces the recharge time for the FS22's battery, and pre-record gives you a head start on capturing the action. With the FS22's Canon exclusive features such as Canon 48x advanced zoom and DIGIC DV II image processor, combined with a 1.07 megapixel CCD image sensor, image stabilization and a 2.7" widescreen LCD and Canon's quick charge feature - you've got a dual flash memory camcorder that's both hard to beat and unmistakably Canon.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-808

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-5.2
Max Focal Length:96.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:37
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.8Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:710Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.07Mpix
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 Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG