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Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 316 reviews of Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100. 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. Opinions about the battery and size are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the viewfinder. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, portability, image quality, size, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the durability and size. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative comments about the zoom.

usability, image quality, portability, size, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF S100 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF S100 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 user reviews of Canon Vixia HF S100 / Legria HF S100 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 battery and size. The image quality and portability also get good reviews, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the viewfinder. Comments are divided on the price.

usability, portability, image quality, size, battery

viewfinder

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HFS100 HD Flash Memory Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom - 2009 MODELCanon VIXIA HFS100 HD Flash Memory Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom - 2009 MODEL

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio Input

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

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-807

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.6cm/22.8cm
Height:6.9cm/7.7cm
Weight:2.3kg/450g
Width:29.5cm/7cm

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:2200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:10.4m
Min Image Size:0.76m / 76cm
Min Screen Distance:0.84m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Portability:Portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display/LCD projector

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Canon/Epson
Model:HF S100/X7
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon LEGRIA/Epson EB

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.0
Max Focal Length:64mm
Min Focal Length:6.4mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:8.02Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:6.01Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:8.59Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):9.8 mm ( 1/2.6" ) / 9.8 mm ( 1/2.6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical (SuperRange)

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:4000hour(s)
Bulb type:E-TORL UHE

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /2 years warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Format:AVCHD / MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:200
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Art fader / Black & white fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Low Sharpening / Neutral / Skin Detail / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None