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Canon HF-M46

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Canon HF-M46

Canon HF-M46
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A fully featured but 6 year old 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.37MP 1" Nov 2011
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Canon HF-M46 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Canon HF-M46 number 517 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
6 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Has a continuous shooting mode
Very small closest focusing distance
The LEGRIA HF m46 features canon's HD CMOS pro sensor for exceptional quality video and story creator to help build your creativity. stylish and compact, it's easy to shoot and share anywhere
Canon full HD CMOS pro sensor
Canon HD video lens
Shake-free movies
Superb audio
Creative cinematic functions
Fun with touch decoration
Simple 7.5cm touch-screen operation
16GB dual flash memory - easy sharing
Effortless shooting
Expandable

Canon HF-M46 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 2,442 user and expert reviews (including 492 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

Canon released the HF-M46 in November 2011.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Canon HF-M46 of only 2.37MP is in the smallest 15% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Canon HF-M46 of 350g is heavier than 65% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The Canon HF-M46's optical zoom of only 10x is in the smallest 29% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Canon HF-M46 of 0.333" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 59% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon HF-M46 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon HF-M46's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 24% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This camcorder supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon HF-M46 of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 58% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon HF-M46 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Canon HF-M46 has a continuous shooting mode, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Canon HF-M46's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 31% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Canon HF-M46 of only 0.01m is smaller than 65% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon HF-M46's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 436mm is shorter than 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon HF-M46's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 43.6mm is in the longest 5% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 33mm, with the shortest being 10mm and the longest being 110mm.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon HF-M46 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Canon HF-M46's video recording time of 2.16h is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 60% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon HF-M46 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of all video cameras is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38. The maximum aperture number of the Canon HF-M46 of only 3 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 74% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon HF-M46 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Canon HF-M46 of 64GB is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 41% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Manual Focus

The Canon HF-M46 features manual focus, unlike 89% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.

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Product Identifiers

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08714574568065

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