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Canon Vixia HF R62
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Canon Vixia HF R62 Camcorder

3.28MP 1/4 240g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Owner reviews are good
Good size
Easy to use
6 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 6 owner reviews this video camera has an overall owner rating of 83%. 4 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 1,806 expert and user reviews (including 388 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good reviews 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.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed the Canon Vixia HF R62 considered that it was lightweight.

Average Weight

At 240 grams, the Canon Vixia HF R62 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

If you would consider a video camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Panasonic AG-AC160 ($3,495.00) (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Design

Easy to Use

Three owners who bought this camcorder agreed that it was easy to use. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Easy to Use”. One person considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

One person concluded that it was easy to handle. Classic said in their review of this camcorder on Bhphotovideo.com “The touchscreen makes for easy adjustments and handling”.

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Good Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Great Picture Quality” in their review of this camcorder. Kh gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on Bhphotovideo.com “Is of reliable Canon quality” in their review of the Canon Vixia HF R62.

Robust

One person who reviewed it considered that it was reliable.

Tripod Mountable

The Vixia HF R62 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Craig the Bassist scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said on Bhphotovideo.com “The stabalization features were obvious immediately” in his Canon Vixia HF R62 review.


Good Zoom

Three people who reviewed it said that it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of the Canon Vixia HF R62 two years ago “Zoom rangeperformance” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Craig the Bassist said on Bhphotovideo.com also two years ago “Has incredible zoom range”.

Two people who purchased this camcorder reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Good Image Stabilization” .

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Vixia HF R62 is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

We compared this video camera to all the other Full HD camcorders and we think cheaper video cameras such as the Panasonic AG-AC160 ($3,495.00) is also worth considering.

If you want a camcorder that is Full HD then you might also want to consider the Legria HF G25, or the Legria HFG25 both from Canon.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon Vixia HF R62 supports HDMI, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

Alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available which you might also want to consider include the Panasonic AG-AC160 ($3,495.00) which is cheaper.

There are a number of other camcorders which also support HDMI which you might want to look at including the Canon Legria HF G25.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a microphone in, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a composite video out, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Vixia HF R62 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Vixia HF R62 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera also do not support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF R62 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

We compared this video camera to all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Canon Legria HF G25 is also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Canon Vixia HF R62 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 32 times zoom factor, the Vixia HF R62 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Vixia HF R62 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a touchscreen. Most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera also have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Vixia HF R62 has a batteries included. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/4.85" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

Like most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years, the Vixia HF R62 does not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Vixia HF R62 does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also do not have a built-in flash.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camcorder was released.

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