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Canon MVX40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Canon MVX40. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and portability are overall positive. The image quality and zoom are also mentioned favorably.

usability, zoom, image quality, portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MVX40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon MVX40


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Canon MVX40 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the usability. The image quality also gets good reviews.

image quality, usability

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

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Colin Barrett (

Canon MVX40, MVX40i and MVX45i DV Camcorder Reviews


Nice handling, manual zoom and top-loading are good features on both models. 14x Optical Zoom is an asset (MVX45i).

Strange motor noise when recording in very quiet situations. Low light definition is acceptable but not quite as good as other models.

MVX40 and 40i are good starter cams. MVX45i is great for users needing 14x zoom, movie light and more advanced features.

Expert review by : Easy Camcorder (

Expert Review


The Canon Optura 50 features almost all of the elements that made its older brother, the Optura 60, such a great camcorder. It is the lowest end of the Optura series this year, but it retains the same 1/3.4” CCD, solid automatic and manual controls,...

Manual controls, -Still features, -Image Stabilization

Lack of focus ring, -Low light

Sep, 2005

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