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Canon Legria HF M32

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Canon Legria HF M32. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and design. The durability and portability also get good comments. The price and battery get mixed opinions.

usability, portability, durability, design, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF M32 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon Legria HF M32


alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon Legria HF M32 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the battery and price. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, image quality, price, battery

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF M32 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder - 2010 MODELCanon VIXIA HF M32 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder - 2010 MODEL

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Dubbing: No
Audio formats supported:AC3
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):1.4 / 1.40 / 1.6 / 1.66
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-808
Video recording time:1.4 / 24.5


3D: No
Minimum illumination:0.4
On Screen Display (OSD): No
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Skin tones, Vivid / black&white, Sepia / Neutral, Skin tones, Vivid
Self-timer delay:10
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):211000
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: Yes


Closest focusing distance:0.0100 / 0.1 / 1
Focus adjustment:Auto
Normal focusing range:10

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.99
Effective megapixels (movie):0.389 / 2.99 / 2990000 / 3310000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.3 / 3.89

Lens System

Digital Zoom:300
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):39.5 - 592.5 / 39.5 - 711
Focal length range (f-f):4.1 - 61.5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:15

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Manual
Scene modes:Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.2
Audio output:1
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:USB
Flash memory:32000
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:64000
Manual exposure: Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Minimum processor:DIGIC DV III
Night mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.5
Snapshot:39.5-592.5 mm / Y
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Video Out:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PIXELA ImageMixer 3 SE\nMusic Transfer
Cables included:AV, Component, USB
Handheld remote control:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/2000
Shutter speed (photo):1/500
Shutter speed (video):1/2000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:2304 x 1296
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080,2304 x 1296 / 640 x 480,1600 x 1200,2304 x 1296


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:32 / 4096 / 64
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 640 x 480
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten / Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten