Dual SD card slots.
Comfortable to hold/use.
Vibrant 3.5" touch screen.
Excellent video quality.
Lots of settings available.
Generally well-designed interface.
Easy to use, but with advanced options.
Component and HDMI output.
Effortless video transfer to computer.
Bags of storage.
Average low light video quality.
Default is nonHD quality.
Touch screen interface is tough to use.
Poorly designed touch-screen menu system.
Short battery life.
Doesn't support SDXC.
No HDMI cable.
No carrying case.
Grain in low light.
Colors are a bit dull.
By TechReviewSource on December 28, 2010
The Canon VIXIA HF S21 is a dual-memory card digital camcorder that offers a 10x optical zoom lens, an 8-megapixel resolution and a 3.5-inch touch screen display. It records onto SDHC flash memory cards and can record at a maximum resolution of...70
By Photography Bay on July 22, 2010
The Canon VIXIA HF-S21 is a great camcorder for the home movie maker to the pro. Use it just as it comes out of the box to capture great footage of the family and favorite events or add a few accessories and turn up the heat and capture some really...-
By cnet on June 07, 2010
While they're an excellent trio of camcorders, the Vixia HF S21, HF S20, and HF S200 are significantly more expensive than their respective competitors, especially since the S20 and S200 lack electronic viewfinders. If you can forego some of the...80
By Testfreaks on May 29, 2010
The Canon HF S21 might be considered a consumer grade camcorder, but it’s more prosumer. It’s a camera that’s as close as you’ll get to a professional grade camcorder without spending ten thousand plus dollars.The Vixia HF S21 is...90
By Videomaker on May 11, 2010
This camera makes a great little tool for video creators of all levels. Handy, compact and takes great HD footage. A definite buy.Luke Scherba is a video producer and small business owner. Canon USA One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 11042...-
By Expert Reviews on April 26, 2010
A well-designed camcorder, but Panasonic's TM700 and SD700 provide better quality video for less money....80
By infoSync World on April 13, 2010
Canon's top HD badboy is here! We take the Canon Vixia HF S21 high definition camcorder down to Chinatown in our comprehensive...-
By SimplyDV on April 09, 2010
Canon’s flagship Legria HF S21 offers full 24Mbps 1920×1080 HD video recording plus 25P progressive scan video and is already grabbing the attention of serious videomakers. But can it improve on its predecessors? In the last year or so,...-
By Stuff.tv on March 19, 2010
Not the easiest camcorder to use, but more than compensates with fine hi-def performance and pro-level features...100
By TechRadar on March 18, 2010
Sitting at the pinnacle of Canon's 2010 range of consumer camcorders, the LEGRIA HF S21 is a powerful and practical Full HD model with a 64GB flash memory, 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen and two (yes, two) SD card slots.This is a camcorder targeted at...90