Canon Vixia HFS11

  • Canon Vixia HFS11
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Based on 7 scores, 11 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Large internal Flash drive (64GB), Additional Flash storage via SDHC card slot, Full HD recording, Highest quality AVCHD (24Mbps), Night Scene mode
  • Excellent video quality and performance; nicely designed interface; fast battery charging.
  • Optical Image Stabilization steady like Captain Sully. Exceptionally vivid truetolife color. Gorgeous, crisp images made us question our cable companys TV highdef. Optional cabled remote gives you domimatrixlike control over manual focus. Ability to shoot

Cons:

  • No viewfinder
  • No eye-level viewfinder; expensive; lens cover rattles when closed.

Expert reviews and ratings

By G4tv.com on 80

Video Review: Don't sacrifice video quality with storage space when it comes to camcorders. Chris Hardwick and Kevin Pereira review the Canon Vixia HF S11 camcorder that features the DIGIC DV3 image processor, 64 gigs of storage, instant auto-focus...

By Videomaker on

Moderately priced, Canon's Vixia HF S11 is a powerful choice for video producers looking to make their mark on the professional video landscape.Mark Holder is a video producer and trainer. Canon USA 1 Canon Plaza New Hyde Park, NY 11042...

By Tom's Guide on

Which wide-angle?Since the HF S11’s focal length is limited to 43 mm as a 24 x 36 equivalent, Canon offers a converter for widening the field of view, the WD-H58 Wide Converter, which reduces the focal length by a factor of 0.7 to produce a more...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

The Canon Legria HFS11 is the premier choice for hands-on enthusiasts. It will also suit novices who arent afraid of using camcorder menus. If you want the very best in video quality, this camcorder is pretty hard to pass up....

By DigitalVersus on 80

Which wide-angle? Since the HF S11’s focal length is limited to 43 mm as a 24 x 36 equivalent, Canon offers a converter for widening the field of view, the WD-H58 Wide Converter, which reduces the focal length by a factor of 0.7 to produce a more...

By cnet on 80

An excellent flash-based prosumer HD camcorder, the Canon Vixia HF S11 has the advantage of an excellent image stabilizer but it disappointingly lacks an eye-level viewfinder. Read full review See all...

By Wired on 80

Canons newest mouth-watering camcorder is both high-def and high-style. But is it high-quality? You better believe it. Does it have drawbacks? You better believe that too. Not much bigger than a can of Red Bull, the HFS11s high-quality lens takes...

By CamcorderInfo on

The Canon HF S11 (MSRP $1399) is another excellent contender among this year's high definition camcorders. Its bright light video performance rivals just about anything you'll see from any manufacturer in 2009. In low light, however, the HF S11...

International Review By Les Numériques on 80

Le HF S11 est d'une stabilit remarquable avec une excellente qualit d'image. Il serait le camscope parfait si sa sensibilit n'accusait pas autant de bruit en basse...

International Review By slashCAM on

Gegenber dem Vorgnger konnte Canon tatschlich das Low-Light-Verhalten deutlich verbessern. Eigentlich erstaunlich, dass dies scheinbar alleine durch ein Firmware-Update gelingen konnte, denn an der Hardware hat sich gegenber der...

International Review By CNET.de on 80

Der Canon Legria HF S11 bietet eine fantastische Videoqualitt sowie bersichtliche und intuitive Mens. Auch der verbesserte Bildstabilisator berzeugt im Test. Einen elektronischen Sucher vermissen wir bei dem Full-HD-Camcorder...