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Canon MVX2i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 reviews of Canon MVX2i. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the zoom and price are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. The memory and size get mixed opinions, and some have doubts about the battery and viewfinder.

usability, portability, image quality, price, zoom

viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MVX2i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon MVX2i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon MVX2i from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the portability and durability are generally positive. The design and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, design, durability, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon MVX3i MiniDV Digital Camcorder [2.2MP, 10x Optical]Canon MVX3i MiniDV Digital Camcorder [2.2MP, 10x Optical]

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon MVX2i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Canon MVX2i from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the zoom and image quality. The price and portability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the size.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

size

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Optura Xi MiniDV Camcorder w/11x Optical ZoomCanon Optura Xi MiniDV Camcorder w/11x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Dubbing: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-512
Run Time (Up To):1hour(s)
Video recording time:6.15

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Minimum illumination:2
Photo effects:Black&White, Mosaic, Sepia

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:None/Pop-up flash

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:106mm/20.1cm/8.6cm/86mm
Height:10.6cm/106mm/86mm/9cm
Weight:0.4kg/0.7kg
Width:4.8cm/48mm/8cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35 / 8.89

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in/3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm/8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Aperture-priority / Night mode / Photo mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Shutter-priority / Sports mode / Spotlight/Night mode / Sand & snow / Spotlight / Stitch assist / Super night mode/Sand & snow / Spotlight / Night mode / Stitch assist / Super night mode/Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard/SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Canon
Model:3i/3i MC/X3i
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.4 / 25.4 / 4.5
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.33 / 2 / 2.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200 / 360
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length range (f-f):4.7 - 47 / 45.4 - 817
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.6/F/1.6-1.9/F/1.6-2.6/F1.6
Max Focal Length:35mm/47mm
Min Focal Length:3.5mm/4.7mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10 / 18
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Metallic grey/Silver

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.77Mpix/420Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.23Mpix/800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3.4 / 1/3.4"/1/3.4"/1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )/7.5 mm ( 1/3.4 ) / 7.5 mm ( 1/3.4" )/7.5 mm ( 1/3.4" ) / 7.5 mm ( 1/3.4 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Electronic/Optical

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Focus:Manual
I/O ports:1 x headphones \n1 x composite video/audio output \n1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK) \n1 x USB \n1 x DC power input
Interface:USB
Lens system:45.4 - 817mm, F/1.8, 360x, 18x
Manual Focus: Yes
Media types supported:MMC, SD
Mirror: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Resolution:1280 x 960 / 1632 x 1224

Ports & interfaces

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/2000 / 1/6-1/2000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):1632 x 1224

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Video formats supported:MPEG4

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MJPEG/MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:200/40
Faders:Beam / Black fader / Corner wipe / Fade trigger / Tide / White fader / Window wipe / Zigzag/Black fader / Fade trigger / Mosaic fader / Scroll wide/Fade trigger / Mosaic fader / Scroll wide/White fader / Window wipe / Corner wipe / Tide / Zigzag / Beam / Black fader / Fade trigger
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode / Normal 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 / Black & White / Monotone / Mosaic / Mosaic Fader / Sepia / Wipe/Art / Black & White / Mosaic / Sepia
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:7.8 / 9
Height :13.1 / 20.1
Weight:500 / 725
Width:7.2 / 8

White balance

White Balance:Auto