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Canon VIXIA HF R40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R40. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and design. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the features.

usability, price, portability, design, battery


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: 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