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Canon HV10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews of Canon HV10. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and zoom.

portability, usability, image quality, size, price

battery, zoom, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon HV10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon HV10

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon HV10 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and design. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the viewfinder and usability.

image quality, portability, design, size

usability, viewfinder

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon HV10 High Definition CamcorderCanon HV10 High Definition Camcorder

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon HV10

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 user reviews of Canon HV10 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the size and image quality are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the zoom.

portability, usability, price, image quality, size

zoom

98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon HV10 3.1MP High-Definition MiniDV Camcorder with 10x Optical ZoomCanon HV10 3.1MP High-Definition MiniDV Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-300 / BP-310 / BP-315
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-310

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:0.3
Photo effects:Art

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.6cm/10.7cm
Height:10.4cm
Weight:440g
Width:5.6cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:210000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:HV10
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.7
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.96

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):6.1 - 61
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.0
Max Focal Length:61mm
Min Focal Length:6.1mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2.76Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:2.07Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.96Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.7"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):9.4 mm ( 1/2.7" ) / 9.4 mm ( 1/2.7 )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Fader:Auto, Wipe
Focus:Auto/Manual
I/O ports:-USB 2.0 Hi Speed\n-DV out/in\n-Analogue-in\n-AV
Lens system:F/1.8
Manual Focus: Yes
Media types supported:MiniDV
Shooting programs:Auto, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1440
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder tape type:HDV / Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:miniSD

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1440

Video Input

Digital Zoom:200
Faders:Black fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:Mini DV/Mini DV (HDV)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:123000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder resolution:123000
Viewfinder screen size:0.27
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 10.6
Height :10.4 / 10.6
Weight:440
Width:5.6