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Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M506

alaTest has collected and analysed 50 reviews from magazines and websites. Ratings about the durability and memory are on the whole positive. The battery and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions about the color and price are mixed. There are some critical opinions about the features.

portability, image quality, battery, memory, durability

features

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M506 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M506

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M506 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the zoom and battery are overall positive. The portability and image quality are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the color and durability, while many are less positive about the usability.

price, image quality, portability, battery, zoom

usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF M506 Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom) 3.0 Inch LCD TouchscreenCanon LEGRIA HF M506 Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom) 3.0 Inch LCD Touchscreen

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):2.10 / 2.16
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV III
Image quality adjustment:Brightness, Colour depth, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness / Brightness, Colour depth, Contrast, Sharpness
Minimum illumination:0.1 / 1
Photo effects:Fader
Progressive Scan: Yes
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62 / 76.2
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.0100 / 0.1
Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:1/0.0512 / 25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.37

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.3 / 43
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43.6 - 436
Focal length range (f-f):6.1 - 61
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):43.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):4.36
Optical Zoom:10

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto
Scene modes:Beach, Dusk, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Underwater

Networking

Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other features

AV output:1
Interface:USB
Wireless Connection: Yes
Zoom capability:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DV port:N / No
HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video In:N / No
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB A / Mini-USB A, Mini-USB B

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.5 / 1/2 - 1/2000 / 1/2000 / 1/2000 - 1/2

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Flash memory:4
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:24
Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP+
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready:Y
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p / 1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.1 / 121
Height :6.4 / 64
Weight:360
Width:6.8 / 68

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Shade, Tungsten / Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Shade, Tungsten / Daylight, Shade, Tungsten