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Canon HG21
5.6 out of 10

Canon HG21

Canon VIXIA HG21 The Canon VIXIA HG21 is a High Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon HG21

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Overall 8
8.0

The camara is ok even if you can see that ...

Vicky Ainalidou, Amazon
3 February 2015
  • Summary: The camara is ok even if you can see that it's not new. The only negative thing is that the original battery is not working.
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Overall 8
8.0

does a good job over

Lucky Omohe "lucky", Amazon
17 August 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Checkout Low light test of HF11 with the same CMOS sensor size

man0war777 "man0war777", Amazon
22 February 2010
  • Summary: @ Everyone complaining about how poor this camcorder fares in a low-light condition should take a look at this test I conducted with the Canon Vixia HF11. Keep in mind that the HF11 and the HG21 both have the same specifications except that the HG21 has a 120GB HD, (which I care little about cause...
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Overall 8
8.0

Wonderful Camera under $1500!!!

A. Almanza, Amazon
19 February 2010
  • Summary: I am a young aspiring director, and am in the process of buying a lot of my own equipment for shooting videos to enter in film festivals. I have to tell you, what I've seen of the HG-21's sheer picture to price ratio has completely floored me.
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Overall 8
8.0

Cannon Videocam

Steven F. Ladin, Amazon
5 December 2009
  • Summary: The camera is easy to use out of the box. Takes quality picture in most condition, even low light. The stills are comparable to a point and shot camera. The only negative is the editing software, its weak.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camcorder, bogus accessories

Anonymous, Newegg
1 December 2009
  • Summary: Kudos to Canon for making such a feature packed camcorder, but shame on Canon for shipping it with a two-bit USB cable. Recommended accessories: (Newegg: bundle hint!) better, longer USB cable; extra battery; charger; HDMI to Mini HDMI cable or adapter.
  • Pros: Picture quality outstanding, low light better than most online reviews would indicate (use cinema mode + low shutter speed). Ability to use either HD or SDHC means you should never run out of storage space. Has a viewfinder - big plus in my book - most camcorders in this class don't.
  • Cons: Had major trouble getting Windows to recognize the camcorder. Tried Windows 7 64 bit, then Win 7 32 bit, then XP - driver installation failed every time (bundled software didn't help). Tried a different USB cable & it worked right away. Win 7 64 bit recognized it as a "USB Storage Device" & I was...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Camcorder

John C., Newegg
18 July 2009
  • Pros: This is my second HD camcorder the other one was the Sony HDR-HC1 and it is the best camcorder I have ever owned. It also took a 4 foot drop to a hard floor picked up a ding but is still working great.
  • Cons: Included software is a joke. Unintuitive user interface. Terrible. To be fair, it will do what it says it will do which is allow you to backup your videos to your computer. I would have given it 5 eggs but the software needs improvement.
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Overall 8
8.0

Happy so far

M. Hess, Amazon
11 July 2009
  • Summary: I haven't had the camcorder for too long. What I can say is that I am soo thankful I bought the larger capacity battery. The original lasts about 30min on the highest settings. The high capacity battery is almost 3 hrs. The stabilization really makes this camera worth every penny.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camera but no FireWire/IEEE port

B. S. Sanchez, Amazon
15 May 2009
  • Summary: This camera has a great image quality but only support USB computer connections. Mac based systems require IEEE for direct connect and recording. Nonetheless I get great video quality from this camcorder.
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Overall 8
8.0

awesome

William E. Schuh "schuhfly", Amazon
15 May 2009
  • Summary: Really like the size and function of the camera this has to be my 5th video camera and by far the best Technology is a wonderful thing!
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