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Canon Vixia HF R40
Canon Vixia HF R40
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Canon Vixia HF R40

A 4 year old 3.28 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
3.28MP 1/4.85" Yes 285g Apr 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon Vixia HF R40 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF R40 number 470 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Tripod mountable
Very low effective megapixels (image)
Very low effective megapixels (movie)

Canon Vixia HF R40 Video Reviews


Canon Vixia HF R40 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Full HD

Full HD

The Vixia HF R40 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon Vixia HF R40 is tripod mountable. Most of the other camcorders also are tripod mountable.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Vixia HF R40 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF R40 has a microphone in, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The Vixia HF R40 has one of the lower effective megapixels (image) (only 2.07 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 3.28 megapixels, the Canon Vixia HF R40 has a relatively typical total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Canon Vixia HF R40 has one of the lower effective megapixels (movie) (only 2.07 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Vixia HF R40 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

At 1,060 times zoom factor, the Canon Vixia HF R40 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 285 grams, the Vixia HF R40 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Vixia HF R40 does not support PictBridge. Most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Vixia HF R40 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon Vixia HF R40 has a relatively standard optical zoom (32 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF R40 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Vixia HF R40 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid xha1s, polaroid xhg1s
Barcodes 00013803211788, 00138032117882, 00989898608300

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