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Canon HV10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Canon HV10. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the price and image quality. The size and usability also get good feedback, but there are some negative comments about the battery.

portability, usability, size, image quality, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon HV10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon HV10


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Canon HV10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and durability. The price and portability also get good views. Some have doubts about the size.

portability, price, durability, usability


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Coach Case for the HV10 High Definition CamcorderCanon Coach Case for the HV10 High Definition Camcorder

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Good Gear (

Expert Review


A great consumer level HD camcorder with only a few letdowns

Excellent picture, good still images

No HDMI out, lack of a useful computer kit, awkward button layout

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):1.42
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-310 / BP-315


Minimum illumination:0.3 / 1
Photo effects:Art


Colour of product:Black, Silver


Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:210000


Built-in Flash: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.7
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.96

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):6.1 - 61
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:10

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Fader:Auto, Wipe
I/O ports:-USB 2.0 Hi Speed\n-DV out/in\n-Analogue-in\n-AV / -USB 2.0 Hi Speed\n-DV out/in\n-AV
Lens system:F/1.8
Manual Focus: Yes
Media types supported:MiniDV
Night mode: Yes
Shooting programs:Auto, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.1666 / 1/2000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480 / 640 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Camcorder tape type:HDV / Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:miniSD / SD


Viewfinder resolution:123000
Viewfinder screen size:0.27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 10.6
Height :10.4 / 10.6