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Canon HF11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews of Canon HF11. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the viewfinder and reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, price, design

reliability, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon HF11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon HF11

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 user reviews of Canon HF11 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, design

reliability

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

Sep, 2019

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Canon gets official with VIXIA HD camcorders, HF11 gets reviewed

 

Thanks to an early jump in Japan, we already knew that Canon's VIXIA line was getting a refresh, but now we can rest easy knowing they'll be coming to America....

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Canon Vixia HF11 review: Canon Vixia HF11

 

Canon Vixia HF11

Excellent video quality; fast focus; compact, attractive, and comfortable design.

Wind filter not as dependable as previous Canon models; manual focus pretty useless.

Like its sibling the HF10, Canon's flash-based Vixia HF11 delivers excellent HD video quality and performance in a tiny package. However, the HF11 delivers a bit more value for its lower price.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Canon Vixia HF11

 

This model is especially versatile because it allows dual memory card recording, plus playback via HDMI and USB. The audio quality is just as impressive as video recording, although Canon took a step backward on the wind filter. Although this camcorder...

Excellent quality- allows HD recording at highest AVCHD bitratesPowerful- 12x zoom combined with Instant Auto Focus brings action closerValue- quality, features, and performance are hard to beat for the priceSmart- records to dual flash memory cards...

Flaws- awkward eyepiece, slow file transfer time, and poor battery life

Consumers looking to purchase a full-HD camcorder should definitely keep...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : David Kender (camcorderinfo.com)

Canon Vixia HF11 Camcorder Review

 

The Canon Vixia HF11 is, in many ways, a minor update to an already highly regarded camcorder. The previous generation HF10 produced some of the best looking video of the year, and definitely the sharpest. The new HF11 promises to outdo even that by...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Kaitlyn Chantry (reviewed.com)

Canon Vixia HF11 Camcorder Review

 

The Canon Vixia HF11 is a reworking of the impressive HF10, a high definition camcorder released by Canon earlier this year that records in full 1920 x 1080 in the AVCHD format. In most respects the latest in the Vixia line is identical to its...

The Canon Vixia HF11 did not offer any surprises, even when we were expecting it to. It's still an excellent camcorder, firmly planted in the roots of its predecessor, the Canon HF10. The shiny new feature-a 24Mbps bitrate-did not seem to add much to...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Kaitlyn Chantry (washingtonpost.com)

Canon HF11

 

The Canon Vixia HF11 is a reworking of the impressive HF10, a high definition camcorder released by Canon earlier this year that records in full 1920 x 1080 in the AVCHD format. In most respects the latest in the Vixia line is identical to its...

Like the HF10 before it, the HF11 is reaching out to a variety of users. For beginners, Canon gives you an easy mode that lets the camcorder's automatic adjustments do the heavy lifting. The menus can be a little intimidating, but the clean layout...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Camcorder info (my411family.com)

Canon Vixia HF11 Camcorder Review

 

The Canon Vixia HF11 is, in many ways, a minor update to an already highly regarded camcorder. The previous generation HF10 produced some of the best looking video of the year, and definitely the sharpest. The new HF11 promises to outdo even that by...

A panel is located to the right of the lens containing the Instant AF sensor, Flash, and LED video light. The flash is set lower than the lens, which could lead to uneven lighting. To avoid strange facial shadows, make sure there's adequate...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Jesse Corbeil (askmen.com)

Canon VIXIA HF11

 

What makes the Canon VIXIA HF11 better than the HF10? You tell us.

Today's camcorders are to their VHS-era forebears what Tasers are to the flintlock pistols of old. The image quality, bells and whistles and pure usability make the bang for your buck better than it has ever been. And there is perhaps no more storied...

Expert review by : Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon HF11

 

A case of deja vu.

Exceptionally sharp image quality, lots of manual features, improved 24Mbps bit rate

Too similar to previous model, joystick ill-suited to manual control

If you already own the HF10, there is next to no reason to make the switch to the HF11. Everyone else, on the other hand, would do well to seek this camcorder out.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Canon HF11

 

Does Canon's HF11 HD camcorder better its excellent HF10? James finds out.

Feb, 2011

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