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Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56

Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56
alaScore 89

89 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the battery and portability. The durability and design are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, durability, portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon Legria / IVIS / Vixia HF M56 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability. The durability is also appreciated.

usability, durability, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF M56 Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom) 3.0 Inch LCD TouchscreenCanon LEGRIA HF M56 Camcorder - Black (10x Optical Zoom) 3.0 Inch LCD Touchscreen

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Canon LEGRIA HF M56

 

Canon's LEGRIA HF M56 makes a great mid-range camcorder at its current price.

Great image quality, Manual settings, WiFi DLNA server

Proprietary accessory shoe, No microphone input, Only 2Mpixel still images

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Add on features like audio scene selector, creative cinematic features and story creator. The rechargeable battery makes it sure you never miss any beautiful moment due to battery loss

Canon Legria HF M56 act as a show stealer with its high end technology and easy to users features. The easy sharing and smart editing features makes it stand apart from its competitors. It works great for enthusiast photographers with wide social circle.

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery life (max):2.1 / 2.16 / 2.17
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718 / BP-718, BP-727
Continuous video playback time:33.55

Camera

3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV III
Image quality adjustment:Brightness, Colour depth, Contrast, Sharpness
Minimum illumination:0.1 / 1
Photo effects:Fader
Progressive Scan: Yes
Self-timer:2,10
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black
Tripod mountable: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Built-in light: No
External flash connector: No

Focusing

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

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 1.3 / 25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.37

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43.6 - 436
Focal length range (f-f):6.1 - 61 / 61 - 61
Image stabilizer: 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:Backlight, Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Surf, Underwater / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater / Beach, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Underwater

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
AV output:1
Dimensions (WxDxH):68 x 64 x 121
HDMI Out:1
Interface:USB
Internal Memory:8
Night mode: Yes
USB 2.0 connectors:1
USB cable:1
Video Out:Y
Windows operating systems supported: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes
Zoom capability:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PIXELA Video Browser v2, Network Untility v2 / PIXELA Video Browser v2, Network Utility v2, ImageBrowser EX / PIXELA Video Browser v2\nNetwork Untility v2
Cables included:USB
Hand strap: No
Handheld remote control: No
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: No
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

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

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Histogram: No
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:HDD, Memory card / Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:4 / 8
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1

Video

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

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:No / Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.1
Height :6.4
Weight:360
Width:6.8

White balance

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