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Canon VIXIA HF R40

Canon VIXIA HF R40
alaScore 84

10 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R40. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, image quality, portability, design

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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Expert review by: YugaTech (

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 (

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 (

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. (

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 (

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 (

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


Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: David (

Great camera


Great camera, easy to set up and use.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Calabyss17 (

A lot for the money!!


Product was very easy to use right out of the box. Nice sleek design. Really nice picture/recording quality

Compact ; Easy to use ; Great packaging

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: TinMan (

Great Entry Level Camcorder !!!


Use this for YouTube Videos !!!

Great camcorder

Could Had Lens Threads ; Only one

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Hi Def Man (

Easy to use


Great Camera. Easy to use with touch screen menu. Built in WiFi will allow you to connect to the camera wirelessly and view your pictures and video. You can control the camcorder using a smartphone or tablet. Only downside is getting good tech support...

good battery life , Great sound/audio , Compact Design , excellent image quality , easy to use

Limited Software Compatibility , tech support from other software company is bad

Jul, 2013