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Canon MV890

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Canon MV890. 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. Views about the zoom and portability are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but the size and image quality get negative reviews.

usability, price, portability, zoom

battery, image quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MV890 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Which? (which.co.uk)

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Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: Joe (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

Light, easy to use and good image.

Battery life too short.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

Compact, neat, easy to use, slider lens cover a definite bonus.

Limited battery life.

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

Very good price

Image quality is no where near as the panasonic I bought 4 years ago, although that was much more expensive

May, 2007

Consumer review by: Scott (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

ease of use

battery life,(but only a small bad point!)

May, 2007

Consumer review by: sofa (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

so easy to use.I would recommend getting a tripod tho for using the zoom

would have preffered a disc one for ease of transferrring

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: Sue (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

Inexpensive, easy to use, ideal for first-time/novice user. It will help me to decide what I really need from a camcorder without having to invest a lot of money.

None found yet

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: Cliff (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

easy to use and get on with

was not informed of the memery required to edit it on my PC

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

Good value. Quite compact. Good zoom. Easy to use.

Play back controls not the best. Battery life.

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: Karl (reevoo.com)

Canon MV890

 

It's quick, simple and easy to start recording immediately. It transfers its data to the computer perfectly and without any need to buy additional software. It's like a plug'n'play device. Obviously you'll need to get yourself some decent editing...

Indoor filming can result in a slightly reduced picture quality but then again, at that price range, which camera wouldn't?!?! The biggest annoyance is the motor to wind the tape. It makes quite a whining noise while recording. This is captured in...

Nov, 2006
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):4.30 / 4.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-2L5 / BP-2L14

Camera

Minimum illumination:2

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:112 / 112000

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.47
Optical sensor resolution:800000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:700
Focal length range (f-f):43.6 - 1090 / 43.6 - 959
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:22

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Focus:Auto/Manual
I/O ports:DV-out
Lens system:22x/700x, 88x, Stabilizer
Light exposure control:Easy, Auto, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Manual Focus: Yes
Mirror: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000 ~ 1/6

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:123000
Viewfinder screen size:0.33

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.5
Height :9.2
Weight:435
Width:4.9