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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 quality
Good quality lens
6 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this Canon video camera rated this camcorder 83 out of 100 on average. 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.

Canon Has Good Video Camera Reviews

We checked 1,849 user and expert reviews (including 392 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its small total megapixels video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Quality

Two customers thought this camcorder was good quality. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Great Picture Quality”. Kh mentioned two years ago “Is of reliable Canon quality” in their review of this camcorder.

Easy to Use

Two people who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use. Website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this camcorder “Easy to Use”.

Tripod Mountable

The Vixia HF R62 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the Vixia HF R62 in February 2015.


Good Quality Lens

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Craig the Bassist mentioned in his review of the Canon Vixia HF R62 “Has incredible zoom range” .


Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Canon Vixia HF R62 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Average Optical Zoom

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

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a relatively standard weight (240 grams) compared to most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Panasonic AG-AC160 (£417.60) (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Vixia HF R62 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder also are Full HD.

Alternative Full HD camcorders currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic AG-AC160 (£417.60) which is cheaper.

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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 of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Vixia HF R62 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Vixia HF R62 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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3.28 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 3.28 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Vixia HF R62 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera.

There are a number of alternative video cameras which support HDMI currently available that you might want to look at including the Panasonic AG-AC160 (£417.60) which is cheaper.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Vixia HF R62 has a composite video out, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF R62 has a microphone in, as do most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Canon Vixia HF R62 does not support PictBridge.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Vixia HF R62 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Vixia HF R62 does not have a built-in light, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon Vixia HF R62 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have a built-in flash.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Vixia HF R62 has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Canon Vixia HF R62 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon Vixia HF R62 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,263 product attributes, 23,823 camcorder reviews and 1,763,100 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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