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Canon MVX250i

Canon MVX250i
alaScore 80

66 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Canon MVX250i. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the durability and image quality. The zoom and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the color and battery.

usability, design, zoom, image quality, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MVX250i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon MVX250i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Canon MVX250i from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the image quality. The design also gets good feedback.

usability, design, image quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon MVX250i Digital Camcorder [MiniDV, 18x Optical, DV in/out]Canon MVX250i Digital Camcorder [MiniDV, 18x Optical, DV in/out]

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Staff Writers (pcauthority.com.au)

Canon MVX250i

 

Canon typically puts out a good digital video camera and for a while had the market fairly well sown up. However, there is now plenty of competition and Canon can no longer just rely on its reputation to keep it at the top. The MVX250i is a mid range...

For example the first few frames shot at the beach had a noticeable bluish tinge, however after a few seconds the colours balanced to more natural hues. There was a similar delay when shooting in night mode; however, once it had adjusted to the light...

Aug, 2004

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):4 / 4.17
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Li-ion NB-2L H / NB-2LH, BP-2L14
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon NB-2LH

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Photo effects:Mosaic, Sepia

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash/None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.1cm/13cm
Height:7.8cm
Weight:0.5kg
Width:7.2cm/7.4cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Night mode / Night plus mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode/Low light / Night mode / Night plus mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode / Surf & snow/Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode / Twilight +/Spotlight / Portrait mode / Night mode / Surf & snow / Super night mode / Low light / Sports mode / Night plus mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:X250i/X350i
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:400000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.5
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.33

Lens System

Digital Zoom:360 / 400
Filter Size:3.4
Focal length range (f-f):3.5 - 63 / 45.4 - 908
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:63mm
Min Focal Length:3.5mm
Optical Zoom:18/20
Optical Zoom:18 / 20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:850Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.5 / 1/4.5"/1/4.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.6 mm ( 1/4.5 ) / 5.6 mm ( 1/4.5" )/5.6 mm ( 1/4.5" ) / 5.6 mm ( 1/4.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Expansion slots:Multi Media Card\nSecure Digital Card\n
Flash:Built-in Flash
Flash memory:33
I/O ports:Headphone\nMicrophone\nUSB\nDV\nDirect Print\nAnalogue-in\nAV\n / USB\nDirect Print\nAV\nS-video\nAnalog-Eingang
Lens system:3.5-63mm / 3.5-63mm, 18x, 360x, f/1.8 / 45.4 - 908mm, 400x, 20x / n/a
Mirror: Yes
Shooting programs:Easy, Auto, Sports, Portrait, Spotlight, Surf&Snow, Low light, Night, Night+, Super Night

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/2000 / 1/2000 / 1/2000 - 1/2

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 960

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MJPEG
Digital Zoom:360
Faders:Beam / Black fader / Corner wipe / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Wipe fader / Zigzag/Beam / Corner wipe / Fade trigger / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Wipe fader / Zigzag/Wipe fader / Corner wipe / Puzzle / Tide / Flip / Jump / Zigzag / Beam / Fade trigger
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Sepia / Mosaic / Mirror / Wave / Cube / Colour Mask / Ball/Art / Ball / Black & White / Colour Mask / Cube / Mirror / Mosaic / Sepia / Wave/Art / Ball / Colour / Cube / Mirror / Monotone / Mosaic / Sepia / Wave
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:113000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder screen size:0.33
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.1 / 7.8
Height :13 / 13.1 / 7.8
Weight:490 / 500
Width:7.2 / 7.36