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Canon 8152B005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Canon 8152B005. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and design. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and battery.

usability, portability, image quality, design, connectivity

durability, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon 8152B005 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Merfux (newegg.com)

Easy to use

 

Easy to use, light weigh, small factor, creates digital movies, no convertors needed

Stock battery is too weak

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: MARIUS G. (newegg.com)

Easy to use

 

Easy to use, light weigh, small factor, creates digital movies, no convertors needed.

Stock battery is too weak.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Sid97x (canon.com)

not user friendly

 

The picture is great and the camera functions are good. Loading it on the mac or PC is a different matter. Software crashes. You can tell the manual was written by geeks who don't know how to dumb it down or simplify if you will getting the videos on...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Mickey (canon.com)

Great Camera

 

Great camera, very happy! Great quality, great for recording sports event and promotional uses.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: mcmm (canon.com)

Vixia HF R42

 

Love this camera. The CD that was to come with the camera was not in the box so I contacted Canon and had the disk within a couple of days. The only complaint I have is with the manual not the camera. The manual is difficult to follow. To much jumping...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Joe (canon.com)

Wifi app not compatible with certain phones

 

Wifi app not compatible with certain phones. A big disappointment to me, as this was the main feature that attracted me to this camera.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: smitz327 (canon.com)

Poor

 

First off, I used to have the Canon Vixia HF M30 which was a very good camcorder till I made the mistake of leaving it in my luggage on the plane where it was stolen. After that depressing episode, I decided to purchase a new Canon camcorder which I...

video

quality , no dedicated photo button , no flash , no camcorder light

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: hdm (canon.com)

Very poor indoor performance. Useless WiFi remote

 

Even in a brightly lit room, the video is so grainy it is almost useless. I cannot recommend for any kind of indoor use. Luckily, I have studio quality lighting (will cost many hundreds of $$) and I can make do with it in a fixed location. Outdoors...

Compact Design , Ergonomic/comfortable to hold , easy to add more memory

Poor Low-Light Performance , Limited Software Compatibility , useless wifi remote

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: RB (buydig.com)

So far so good

 

Used it a couple of times and so far so good. I'm not a high power user.

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Mr. ReEview (canon.com)

Can't use CameraAccess on Android 4.1 (Galaxy.S3)

 

First... The camera is very cool. This review is just to let potential buyers know that it uses USB 2, not 3, so downloads of large video isn't a fast as it could be. Secondly, you can't use the WiFi Camera Access app with Android 4.1 or later. It only...

Apr, 2013
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718
Video recording time:3

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:0.4
Self-timer:10

Design

Colour of product:Black
Tripod mountable: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.1
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.28

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1060
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38.5 - 1232
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 89.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:32

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:32
Memory slots:1

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:25
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6
Height :5.7
Weight:235
Width:5.3

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten