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Canon VIXIA HF R72 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R72 Camcorder. 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. People really like the price and reliability. The memory and image quality also get good opinions, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the viewfinder. Comments about the durability and zoom are different.

portability, image quality, memory, reliability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon VIXIA HF R72 Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Canon VIXIA HF R72 Camcorder 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 Opinions about the reliability and image quality are overall positive. The memory and portability also get good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the usability, and there are some mixed comments about the zoom.

portability, memory, image quality, reliability


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This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF R72 CamcorderCanon VIXIA HF R72 Camcorder

Feb, 2019

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging source:AC


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:0.4


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display:Y
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Flip-out screen:Y


Built-in Flash:Y


Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.28

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1140
Filter Size:4.3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38.5 - 1232
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 89.6
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer type:HYBRID
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):1853
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):32.5
Optical Zoom:32

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual



Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 60
Operating temperature (T-T):-5 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Cables included:HDMI,USB

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB Connectivity:Y


Shutter speed (photo):1/500
Shutter speed (video):1/2000


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N
Compatible memory cards:SD,SDHC,SDXC
Disc types supported:N
Internal storage capacity:32
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Full HD:Y


Analog signal format system:NTSC
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Height :58

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Custom modes, Daylight, Tungsten