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Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder

We have collected and analyzed 2 expert reviews and 76 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 71/100. The average review date is May 21, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 367610 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 80/100 = Very good. Last update: Mar 26, 2019.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the zoom and size are generally positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the color, and opinions about the memory and image quality are different.

usability, price, portability, size, zoom

color

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Kristina Dems (brighthub.com)

Canon FS300 Flash Memory Camcorder Review

 

The Canon FS300 Flash Memory Camcorder is a mid-range digital video camera that offers basic digital video capturing features. It's very compact and stylish, perfect for personal use. Learn more about the Canon FS300 Camcorder by reading this review.

It's an affordable compact digital video camera that may not satisfy the needs of more advanced users, but for regular people who only need a decent camcorder that allows easy storing and transferring of digital video to several other electronic...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great and simple

 

I bought the camera on a thursday afternoon and it came on friday at noon. Now that was fast! via UPS

Simple to use. Not to many confusing functions. Small and light, easy to move around while filming. I bought this camera because it was cheap, I didn't want high def and it's Canon name. Software was easy to install and very simple to use with windows...

It's not high def but that's the big price difference you have to pay

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (circuitcity.com)

Good Buy!

 

The wife loves it! I have a 5 year old Sony Digital Camera with flash. The Canon FS300 without a flash takes better pics and video.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Very nice video camera for decent price. ”

 

We wanted a video camera to capture the special moments of the first year of our little son's life. I wasn't looking for the greatest camera with the fanciest features. I wanted a good camera with some zoom and as little fuzz from shakiness. I received...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (staples.com)

simple to work

 

I like the ability to just drag & Drop instead of the hassle of mini 8

Easy to Use,Great Picture Quality

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Easy to use.

 

I bought the Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder to record memories of my children. It is very easy to use right out of the box. It's also lightweight and easy to carry around for long periods of time while you're trying to catch that special...

Easy to Use, Lightweight

Short Battery Life, Bad in Low Light

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (staples.com)

the camcorder is very good

 

i found its a very good unit but difficult to use the instructions when you have to have a computer to use them

Good Image Stabilization,Good in Low Light,Great Picture Quality,Great Sound,Instruction manual poor

Complicated To Operate

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Great Birthday present!

 

It was my birthday and I wanted a new toy, so I decided this camcorder would be a lot of fun! Well, most definately, it is! Not only is the design nice, sleek, and up to date, there are so many memories you can shoot, record, zoom in on, and remember...

Lightweight, Easy to Use, Compact

Short Battery Life, Overpriced

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (buydig.com)

Great small camcorder

 

Bought this for use during vacations. Just returned after two weeks and this little camcorder worked perfect. The video is clear, the sound is great and the still photo capability allowed us to leave our normal camera at home. The zoom is fantastic...I...

Easy to Use","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Zoom range\/performance

No External Mic Input

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Best Value Ever

 

The Canon FS300 Flash Memory camcorder is among the most affordable ways to get stunning video in a light, compact and very user-friendly package. As employed in advanced electronic products such as laptop computers, MP3 players, PDAs and cell phones,...

Lightweight, Quality Construction, Image Stabilization

Difficult to Use

Sep, 2010