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Canon Vixia HF R62

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Canon Vixia HF R62

Canon Vixia HF R62
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A very highly rated and fully featured 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Feb 2015
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Canon Vixia HF R62 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF R62 number 236 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
213 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, excellent product quality and that it is a good size.
This Canon camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
High capacity battery
24p cinema and 30p progressive shooting modes
Video snapshot
Cinema-Look filter effects
Genuine canon face detection
Smart AUTO and auto tele macro
Audio scene select
Camera window software
Slow & fast motion
File lock function
Live streaming
NFC (near field communication) support
Framing assistance
Baby mode
Has an image stabilizer
3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD
The right format for any use
Compatibility with camera pan table ct-v1
Built-in wi-fi
MP4 (35 mbps) or AVCHD progressive (28 mbps) recording
Record to internal flash drive or SD memory card
DIGIC DV 4 image processor
3.28 megapixel full HD CMOS image sensor
SuperRange optical image stabilization
57x advanced zoom
Zoom freely, shoot creatively
Supports HDMI
Bigger than average digital zoom
Electronic manual

Canon Vixia HF R62 Video Reviews

Canon Vixia HF R62 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 213 owner reviews this camcorder has an overall owner rating of 88%. 114 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

15 customers said in their reviews that this camcorder was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

30 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five owners concluded that this camcorder was compact, five customers reckoned that the product was lightweight and three people reckoned that it was easy to carry around.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

41 customers who purchased this camcorder considered that it was easy to use, three people who reviewed the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold and two customers who reviewed this camcorder mentioned that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Five owners who purchased it agreed that it had good features.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 2,463 expert and owner reviews (including 1,444 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Three customers who bought the Canon Vixia HF R62 thought it had a good zoom and two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Seven customers considered that this camcorder had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three customers who purchased it wrote that it was well made.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people thought it had a good screen.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three people reckoned that the product was smooth and three customers who reviewed this camcorder considered that it was good looking.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon video camera has been on the market since February 2015.

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The Canon Vixia HF R62's total megapixels of 3.28MP is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the Vixia HF R62 of only 0.206" is smaller than 73% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Vixia HF R62's weight of 240g is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 46% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Vixia HF R62 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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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 the most commonly found resolution on video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF R62 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of video cameras range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the Vixia HF R62 of 1,140x is in the biggest 13% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Vixia HF R62's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 52% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Vixia HF R62 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The Vixia HF R62's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is lower than 86% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 0.46MP and 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.7MP.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vixia HF R62 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Vixia HF R62 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Vixia HF R62 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Tripod Mountable

The Vixia HF R62 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF R62 has a microphone in, unlike 75% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the video cameras the internal storage capacities range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. The Canon Vixia HF R62's internal storage capacity of 32GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 83% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon Vixia HF R62 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 20% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP.

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