Very good video at highest quality setting; nice lens performance.
Poorly designed touch-screen menu system; short battery life; defaults to low-quality video mode.
By cnet on August 06, 2010
At its best, the Canon Vixia HF M3x series--composed of the M300, M30, M31, and M32--delivers a very good blend of video quality, features, and performance for the money, but some people may find the touch-screen interface extremely frustrating to...75
By CamcorderInfo on April 23, 2010
If you're familiar with last year's HF20 from Canon, then you shouldn't have any problem recognizing most of the features and controls on the Canon HF M31. The two camcorders have the same lens and image sensors, which means their video...-
By Review Shop on January 01, 2005
I needed to get a new camcorder to record my newborn. Even though I had a camcorder already, it was a tape-based, non-HD model, which required video capture over FireWire, which was time consuming and generally inconvenient. I looked at several HD...100