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Canon Legria FS406

Canon Legria FS406
alaScore 81

68 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Canon Legria FS406. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and design. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas views are divided on the durability.

usability, portability, price, design, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria FS406 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Canon Legria FS406 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the battery and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. The image quality and durability get mixed comments.

portability, usability, price, design, battery

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA FS406 Camcorder - Red (37x Optical Zoom, 2.7 inch Widescreen LCD)Canon LEGRIA FS406 Camcorder - Silver (37x Optical Zoom, 2.7 inch Widescreen LCD)

Nov, 2015

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Canon Legria FS406


Simple to use, lightweight. Good picture quality. Steady image. Can pretty much take it out of box and use without reading manual

Cost of fast cards is high

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/6''


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/6
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3