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Canon VIXIA HF R40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R40. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon VIXIA HF R40 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 R40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 user reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R40 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and image quality are overall positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the reliability and design. Reviews are divided on the zoom.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon VIXIA HF R40 HD 53x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Camcorder 8 GB Internal Drive Dual SDXC Card Slots and 3.0 Touch LCD

May, 2016

Expert review by: YugaTech (yugatech.com)

Canon Vixia HF R40 Review

 

After spending some time the Vixia HF R40. Using it to goof around, play with the effects, capture funny and special moments, and to observe what's around you, it is a good camcorder all in all. With a decent specifications, decent performance, decent...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Brendan Nystedt (reviewed.com)

Canon Vixia HF R40

 

Devoid of professional pretense, this HD camcorder delivers quality on the cheap.

Canon’s yearly refresh cycle has left us with a camcorder that still delivers good video quality while substantially boosting battery life. People upgrading from smartphone-caliber HD video will appreciate the image stabilization and mighty 32x zoom....

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Bryan B. (newegg.com)

Great camera

 

Everything except the user interface (see cons)

The interface is not user-friendly. It takes some time to navigate it. The playback mode is annoying as well. You have to navigate a few screens to copy or delete a video.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Ryan C. (newegg.com)

Great camera

 

Everything except the user interface (see cons)

The interface is not user-friendly. It takes some time to navigate it. The playback mode is annoying as well. You have to navigate a few screens to copy or delete a video.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Bryan (newegg.com)

Great camera

 

Everything except the user interface (see cons)

The interface is not user-friendly. It takes some time to navigate it. The playback mode is annoying as well. You have to navigate a few screens to copy or delete a video

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Ryan C. (newegg.com)

Great camera

 

Everything except the user interface (see cons)

The interface is not user-friendly. It takes some time to navigate it. The playback mode is annoying as well. You have to navigate a few screens to copy or delete a video.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: RonW. (canon.com)

Awesome camcorder!!

 

At first glance this camcorder looks cheap and not that many functions,but if u read the manuel and learn how to access its many options it is very easy and very user friendly.Definitely appreciate the many recording formats and playback options!

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Glen (canon.com)

Great video quality

 

I have 2 other HD video cameras of similar price, and I am very impressed with the quality of video recorded on this particular camera. Image looks very crisp and clear, even when zoomed in from quite a distance. Sound is great. Additionally, this...

Great sound/audio , excellent image quality

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Rick (buydig.com)

Great Value, Great Service from BUYDIG

 

I can't believe the whole process from the time I clicked BUY until it arrived at my door 12 hours later... Unheard of!!! Best Service...

Buydig Is Amazing ; Great Value ; Took 12 Hours To My Door ; Very Happy With Camera

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Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: David (buydig.com)

Great camera

 

Great camera, easy to set up and use.

Nov, 2013
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