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Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10

Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10
alaScore 90

638 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 638 reviews of Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The portability and image quality also get good views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the portability and design. The price and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF G10 High Definition Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom, 3.5 inch Touchscreen LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF G10 High Definition Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom, 3.5 inch Touchscreen LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF G10 High Definition Camcorder Black (10x Optical Zoom, 3.5 inch Touchscreen LCD)

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 404 user reviews of Canon Legria/Vixia HF G10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the price and size. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably.

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94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Powershot G10 14.7MP Digital Camera with 5x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized ZoomCanon VIXIA HF G10 Full HD Camcorder with HD CMOS Pro and 32GB Internal Flash Memory

May, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Havlik (

Review: Canon VIXIA HF G10


There are full-manual controls, a wide range of cinematic filters, and excellent low-light, feature-worthy performance. But it's spendy.

Full manual control will let adventurous filmmakers tweak their footage for a professional look. Cinema mode offers nine cinematic filters producing a range of styles. 32GB internal flash drive and two SDXC-compatible card slots give you mucho room to...

Beguiling menu system will drive you batty. Bigger and heavier than a typical consumer camcorder. One of the most expensive consumer camcorders on the market

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Lori Grunin (

Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black) review:


With a street price well above $1,000, the Canon Vixia HF G10 needs to deliver a lot more than just its extensive manual feature set--especially since Canon is creating a potentially confusing lineup by putting its HD CMOS Pro sensor in this model,...

The Canon Vixia HF G10 delivers great video quality and a lot of useful features for advanced shooters.

Design issues that affect frequently used adjustments may annoy the very people the camcorder is designed to attract, and for the money it should ship with a double-capacity battery.

While it's got a great shooter feature set and good video quality, the Canon Vixia HF G10 still feels a bit expensive for what it offers.

Apr, 2011

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Designed to match the creative passion of experienced videographers, the LEGRIA HF G10 features professional quality Canon components and extensive manual controls for exceptional HD movies.

Expert review by: Jeremy Stamas (

Canon Vixia HF G10 Camcorder Review


With the Vixia HF G10 (With the Vixia HF G10 ($1499 MSRP), Canon's latest flagship camcorder, the company decided to use a completely different image sensor with a smaller amount of pixels. If you check out the results from our performance testing,...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (

Best HD camcorder overall


For the best video quality of any consumer camcorder, experts overwhelmingly recommend the Canon Vixia HF G10. It's pricey, but testers say its footage looks so superb -- even in very dim light, such as birthday-candle scenes -- that it's like shooting...

Outstanding video, even in low light, robust manual controls, multiple HD shooting options, two memory-card slots

Still photos are low-res, no 60p frame rate, a little bulkier than rivals, menus can be a pain, relatively expensive, no 3D capability

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Mike Perlman (

Canon Vixia HF G10 Review: The Optimus Prime of Consumer HD Video


I had a sneaking suspicion the Canon Vixia HF G10 would reign supreme the millisecond I saw it at CES earlier this year. But first, let's flash back to the beginning of 2010, where the consumer camcorder world saw Panasonic's HDC-HS700 battle Canon's...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Jeremy Stamas (

Canon HF G10


With the HF G10, you're essentially getting a professional camcorder in consumer body

Plenty of “manual controls”:; Fantastic “low light performance”:; Improved color and noise performance

A bit control-heavy for the beginner

Based on our testing results, Canon’s decision to use a smaller concentration of pixels on the HF G10’s image sensor was clearly a good one. The camcorder produced impressive video in all kinds of shooting situations, and its performance in low light...

Feb, 2011

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Canon VIXIA HF G10


The Canon VIXIA HF G10 is a product that covers the basics and doesn't bring much extra to the table. You will be able to shoot video in low light because of the stellar LUX rating, but you won't be able to record for very long in HD with only 32GB of...

The LUX rating is the best we've seen at 0.1, so you don't have to stop when the sun goes down

The still camera resolution is only 2.37MP, which means you will probably want to have a digital camera with you

This HDV camcorder barely covers the basics when it comes to memory and still picture resolution, but has the best option when it comes to recording in low light.

Expert review by: Marc Chacksfield (

Canon Legria HF G10 review


Handheld shooting never looked so professional

Nov, 2011


Expert review by: James Morris (



The Canon LEGRIA HF G10 shows the company still has plenty to offer the serious videomaker.

Excellent image quality ; Lens focus ring ; Comprehensive manual controls

Relatively pricey ; Proprietary Canon accessory shoe

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

Packing in every feature a video enthusiast could ask for, the VIXIA HF G10 Flash Memory camcorder is Canon's new flagship consumer camcorder, providing the ultimate in HD video performance and quality. Incorporating a 32GB internal flash drive, as well as dual SDXC-compatible card slots, it delivers exceptional storage capacity. Recording Full HD 1920 x 1080 video, the VIXIA HF G10 features a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens (35mm equivalent of 30.4mm – 304 mm) with an 8-blade iris for smooth background blur and a dedicated manual focus ring for enhanced control. The VIXIA HF G10 boasts Canon's HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor which provides outstanding video resolution, superb low-light performance, and a wide dynamic range. The 3.5-inch High Resolution Touch Panel LCD provides a large, crisp display, and easy menu navigation. And advanced features such as an improved built-in microphone, Native 24p recording, Cinema-Look Filters, and full manual control provide the discerning user with an extensive level of creative management.


3 Chip Technic:No / Yes
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3''
Smartphone Remote Control: No


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Near Field Communication: 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:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3