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Canon Vixia HF M40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Canon Vixia HF M40. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and price. The image quality and portability 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 Vixia HF M40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Vixia HF M40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Canon Vixia HF M40 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Views about the durability and price are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good opinions.

usability, portability, image quality, price, durability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon VIXIA HF M40 Full HD Camcorder with HD CMOS Pro and 16GB Internal Flash Memory

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (camcorderinfo.com)

Canon Vixia HF M40 Camcorder Review

 

The Canon HF M40 is the latest mid-range camcorder from Canon. With the same risky new sensor, this impressive bargain has great low light performance and a plethora of manual controls.

May, 2011

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

Best budget HD camcorder

 

For about a third of the price of the elite Canon Vixia HF G10 (*Est. $1,400), experts say the Canon Vixia HF M40 delivers similarly spectacular HD video quality. Both camcorders use the same CMOS Pro image sensor -- lifted from Canon's pricey...

Video quality comparable to Canon's flagship camcorder, useful manual and automatic controls, 16 GB of built-in memory, dual memory-card slots

Touch screen isn't the most responsive, low-resolution still photos

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Kaitlyn Chantry (reviewed.com)

Canon Vixia HF M40

 

A camcorder that isn't afraid of the dark.

It turns out that Canon’s gamble to put all new sensors into the 2011 consumer lineup has really paid off.

May, 2011

Expert review by: Jim Feeley (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Canon Vixia HF M40 review

 

Sometimes less is more. Take, for example, the Canon Vixia HF M40 camcorder. The camera tweaks some features found in Canon's 2010 M-series camcorders, but the most significant change is a slightly larger image sensor with substantially fewer pixels....

Dedicated HD camcorders like the HF M40 are getting squeezed between the increasingly acceptable video capabilities of smartphones and the fussy-but-pretty video performance of DSLRs. But today there's still a good-sized niche for moderately priced HD...

Sep, 2011