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Canon Vixia HF M50
Canon Vixia HF M50
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Canon Vixia HF M50 Camcorder

2.37MP 1/3 365g CMOS May 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Good technical features
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and parentesis.com have rated this video camera on average 70 out of 100.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 1,806 expert and user reviews (including 388 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “The Canon Vixia HF M50 is a capable digital camcorder, offering a variety of useful features, built-in storage” in their review of the Canon Vixia HF M50 and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

Canon released the Vixia HF M50 in April 2017.


Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF M50 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The Canon Vixia HF M50 has one of the smallest optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera the optical zooms range from 10x to 78x.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 200 times zoom factor, the Canon Vixia HF M50 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec. The digital zooms of camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder range from 1.5x to 3,500x.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon Vixia HF M50 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Vixia HF M50 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Vixia HF M50 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also support HDMI.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Vixia HF M50 has a composite video out, as do most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF M50 has a microphone in, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Canon Vixia HF M50 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Vixia HF M50 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

Similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder have weights of between 57g and 3.9kg. At 365 grams, the Canon Vixia HF M50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The Vixia HF M50 is tripod mountable. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also are tripod mountable.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Vixia HF M50 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Vixia HF M50 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon Vixia HF M50 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Vixia HF M50 has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Vixia HF M50 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder also have a built-in microphone.

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Battery

Average Video Recording Time

At 3 hours, the Canon Vixia HF M50 has a fairly typical video recording time compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Camera

Quite Small Minimum Illumination

When compared to other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder, the Canon Vixia HF M50's minimum illumination of only 0.1 lux is one of the smallest. Video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder have minimum illuminations of between 0.05lx and 7lx.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803145762

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