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Canon Vixia HF R400
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Canon Vixia HF R400

A 4 year old 3.28MP 1 camcorder with fine features but high running costs
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 R400 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF R400 number 498 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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Overall Score
39
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:
Tripod mountable
Has an image stabilizer
Very small maximum memory card size
Very low effective megapixels (movie)

Canon Vixia HF R400 Video Reviews


Canon Vixia HF R400 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Canon Vixia HF R400's maximum memory card size of only 32GB is in the smallest 16% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum memory card size of all camcorders is 63GB, with the smallest being 2GB and the largest being 260GB.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF R400 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Vixia HF R400's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon Vixia HF R400 is tripod mountable. 86% of camcorders are not tripod mountable.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Vixia HF R400 of only 2.07MP is quite low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 17% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon Vixia HF R400 of 285g is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Vixia HF R400 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Vixia HF R400 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Vixia HF R400 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Vixia HF R400's digital zoom of 1,060x is fairly big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 440x.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other video cameras, the Canon Vixia HF R400 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Vixia HF R400 of 3.28MP is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Vixia HF R400's optical zoom of 32x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/4.85|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The Vixia HF R400's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 17% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon Vixia HF R400 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid xha1s, polaroid xhg1s
Barcodes 00013803211863, 00138032118636, 00989898608300

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