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Canon VIXIA HF-R42

We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 60 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 71/100. The average review date is 03-03-2014. We have compared these reviews to 369431 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 81/100 = Very good. Last update: 12-12-2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Canon VIXIA HF-R42 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the battery and color.

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durability, reliability, color, battery

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF R42 HD 53x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Camcorder 32 GB Internal Drive and 3.0 Touch LCDCanon VIXIA HF R42 HD 53x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Camcorder 32 GB Internal Drive and 3.0 Touch LCD

Dec, 2018

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Canon VIXIA HF-R42 camcorder


Canon VIXIA HF-R42 Wi-Fi camcorder : You can have it all with this compact, easy-to-use camcorder with built-in Wi-Fi functionality. Capture your most lifelike, exciting video yet with the Canon VIXIA HF-R42 camcorder using a Genuine Canon HD Video...

The Canon HF-R42 price is set at $450 USD. Prices may vary from country to country. What's in the retail sales package: Canon VIXIA HF-R42 camcorder, Canon CA-110 power adapter, Canon BP-718 battery pack, USB interface cable, mini HDMI cable, bundled...

Nov, 2014