Great for interviews, Wifi sucks, Internal HD unnecessary
Asaf Prihadash, Amazon
4 weeks ago
Summary: It's a pretty good camera for interviews in full light thanks to face recognition. Wi-Fi features don't work properly and are hidden in the menus. I would have saved the extra $$$ and buy something similar without the internal HD and Wi-Fi features. Get an extra battery.
I wished I had checked it out better before buying the Canon HF R-50
Fred Grunder, Amazon
31 July 2015
Summary: I've had my R-50 for two days and I have found two major problems. One, it it worthless in outdoor overcast conditions, you can not see the LED screen. Even in bright sun light it is vary hard to see. Two, the camera took over 4 hrs. to charge the first time and the charge didn't last 1 1/2 hrs.
Summary: Great little camera! I have been using it as a beginner camera for film. It's definitely not a professional video quality my biggest thing with it being that the picture gets grainy if it is not well lit whereas my sister's Cannon G1X is fine but the reason why this does not bother me or qualify to...