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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the memory and zoom are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. The price and reliability get mixed reviews, and the size and viewfinder get negative reviews.

portability, usability, design, zoom, memory

viewfinder, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA FS22 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and battery. The zoom and usability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the design.

usability, zoom, battery, image quality


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

This summary is based on the products: Canon FS22 Camcorder - Grey (45x Advanced Zoom,2.7 inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon FS22 Camcorder - Grey (45x Advanced Zoom,2.7 inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Canon LEGRIA FS22


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA FS22 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the zoom and memory. The design and portability are also appreciated. Many are negative about the size and viewfinder, while views are divided on the usability.

portability, design, memory, zoom

viewfinder, size

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon FS22 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder w/32GB Internal Memory & 48x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODELCanon FS22 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder w/32GB Internal Memory & 48x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODEL

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: (

Canon FS22 Camcorder


Allowing you to store around 21 hours of high quality video on the fantastic 32GB built in internal memory now you will be able to store video with ease. The Canon FS22 also comes with the option to add a SD card to increase the storage even more. Add...

If your someone who knows a lot about camcorders you will be someone who understands just how important having a good processor for your video is, the Canon FS22 does include a special DIGIC DV II processor that gives you even more power. The processor...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Gagan Gupta (

Canon Legria FS22


It's handy, but does that make it a good performer?

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Hitesh Raj Bhagat (

Canon Legria FS22


A small, lightweight and easy-to-use flash memory camcorder with 32 gigs of memory

In-camera editing

Pricey for standard def

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: Alex (

Canon Legria FS22


The Camera is Easy to use and with many features ; The software provided gives you the ability to take professional quality movies


Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: oldviolinist (

Canon FS22


I love my new Canon fs22. We are in absolute awe of the sophistication built into this little lens with an LCD screen. In the brief time we have had this little gem, we have used it to photograph a rare Barrows Golden-Eye out on the lake, using the...

I picked Standard Definition because of the good zoom ratio which was not available on HD. I am not disappointed. I am looking forward to picturing more birds. The clarity of the picture is wonderful. The only fuzziness I experienced was when I was...

The one definite weakness I have found is NOT in the camera, but in the software. If you have Vista it may take some extra patience to finally find and download a driver.

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: (

Canon FS22 Digital


Canon FS22 announces memory is a digital video camera with 37 optic Zoom, 45 times interisting optimization. Mine 32GB from flash umber media, but also prepares a memory card slot, comfort from users to extend ruang(spasi umber. FS22 has a 107 million...

good movie


Jun, 2009

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Canon FS22


This content was chosen based on the features included with this model of digital camcorder.

Allows for very compact camcorders, Easy searching and random access to video segments, Selectable

Relatively short recording times, Video is highly compressed

May, 2009

Consumer review by: (

Canon FS22


Canon FS22 features: 1, dual flash storage 2, recorded in one feature film 3, pre-recording function



May, 2009

Consumer review by: rhanu (

Canon FS22 Present


The Canon FS22 camcorders are pint-sized tourist machines that can slip inside a large pocket. Read on for our first impressions. For beginners, the Canon FS22 (gallery) very budget-friendly options in order to break into video. Stay tuned for our full...

uses SDHC cards - cheap, good capacity and easy to find

standard definition footage only

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: h887 (

Dual SD memory DV Canon FS22


Canon FS22 flash memory is a digital video camera with 37 optical zoom, 45 times zoom optimization. Mining 32GB of flash storage medium, but also set up a memory card slot, the convenience of users to expand storage space. Flash media better than the...

ability to adapt to the environment shooting


Apr, 2009

Product Specifications

The megapixel LEGRIA FS22 lets you store almost 21 hours of movies to the internal memory -or record to SDHC card. Video Snapshot, Dual Shot and Pre REC make shooting fun and easy.


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

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-808
Video recording time:20.83

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:1.5 / 1.7


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in Display:Y
Display diagonal:6.86 / 68.6

Display (Projector)

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

Exposure Parameters

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


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

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32GB


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.01 - 1


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon LEGRIA

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):0.8
Effective megapixels (movie):0.71 / 1.07
Optical sensor size:1/0.236 / 25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.07

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):41.7 - 1877 / 47.1 - 1743
Focal length range (f-f):2.6 - 96.2
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Lens Aperture:F/2.0-5.2
Max Focal Length:96.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:37
Optical Zoom:32 / 37
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.8Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:710Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.07Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:32768
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode:Y / Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.8
Sports:Y / Yes
Spotlight:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
S-Video Out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/2000
Shutter speed (photo):1/6


Camcorder media type:NAND
Camcorder tape type:N
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC / SDHC
Disc types supported:N
Internal storage capacity:32

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None


Analog signal format system:NTSC

Video Input

Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Mosaic / Neutral / Sepia / Skin Detail / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.22 / 12.1 / 121
Height :5.84 / 5.9 / 59
Weight:225 / 285.8
Width:5.5 / 5.59 / 55

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten