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Canon HF S10

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Canon Vixia HF S10 Review

21 April 2009
  • Excerpt: The Holy Grail for camcorder owners is one device that takes great high-def video and outstanding stills, all in a compact package. Like Indiana Jones, the Knights Templar and Don Quixote, we’ve been on this seemingly fruitless quest for years. A few come close, but none ever took the ultimate prize.
  • Pros: Beautiful video; excellent stills; quality optical image stabilization; easy to operate
  • Cons: LCD should be better; expensive; heavy; average wind noise reduction; no 5.1 surround
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Overall 9

Canon Legria HF S10

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26 May 2011
  • Summary: The Canon Legria HF S10 is pricey, but it's still a great camcorder.
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Overall 9

Canon Legria HF S10 review

Digital Arts
28 December 2009
  • Excerpt: When it comes to producing easy-to-use camcorders that deliver on picture quality, Canon has an enviable track record – and the HF S10 is no exception. Everything about it screams quality, from its fit, finish and comfortably weighty feel, down to the components inside. These include a 1/2.6-inch CMOS image sensor with an effective video resolution of 6.01 megapixels and an improved Digic DV III processor, which now includes face detection.
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality even in low light; good range of features; easy to use for novices and enthusiasts alike.
  • Cons: Poor microphone placement; no 5.1-channel surround option; no optical viewfinder; control dial is fiddly.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

PC Advisor
6 October 2009
  • Excerpt: It replaces the Canon HF11 as the company's flagship consumer-level camcorder - which arguably makes it the new benchmark for high-definition video. (After all, the HF11 was one of the best camcorders of its generation).
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Overall 10

Canon LEGRIA HF S10 review

6 March 2009
  • Summary: The big trends in hi-def camcorders right now are incredibly compact bodies and low, low prices. Canon’s LEGRIA HF S10 has neither of those things, choosing instead to offer the triple whammy of Full HD video, complete creative control via manual modes and, thanks to 32GB storage and an SD slot, the possibility of 24 hours of movie recording.
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