Canon Legria HFM31




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By TechRadar on 70

The Canon LEGRIA HF M31 camcorder is based on the LEGRIA HF-21 and uses a 6.35mm CMOS sensor to record Full HD video using AVCHD with 15x optical zoom. The new feature for the HF M31 is the switch to touchscreen controls on the 2.7 inch/68.6mm LCD...

By CNET UK on 70

In the right circumstances, the Canon Legria HF M31's picture quality can easily impress. But poor low-light performance and a sorely misjudged control system let down this otherwise decent...

By PC Advisor on 80

To assess the Canon Legria HF M31’s video performance, we shot a variety of footage in different testing conditions and then played back the footage on a Pioneer KURO PDP-C509A plasma TV. In sunny environments, the Canon Legria HF M31 produced...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Canon Legria HF M31 is a pint-sized powerhouse of a camcorder packed with plenty of useful features. Whether you require a point-and-shoot camera or something a little more advanced, it should fit the bill....

By T3 Magazine on 80

Auto controls Decent quality lensRespectable zoom powerClear, realistically rendered...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

After setting the standard for premium HD camcorders in 2008 with the and its derivatives, Canon’s 2009 models didn’t quite whet our appetites so much. But the company doesn’t rest on its laurels, and 2010 has scarcely begun before...

By EISA on

The perfect family camcorder should be easy to operate by each and everyone; from adult to child. The tiny Canon LEGRIA HF M31 manages this perfectly thanks to its superb touch-screen and low button count. But don’t get the wrong impression:...

By IT Reviews on

Canon has updated its HF21 camcorder with the addition of a touchscreen and the resulting HF M31 is a decent piece of kit, but it is far from perfect. The touchscreen lacks sensitivity and the price seems at least £100 too high for a camcorder that...

By AsiaOne on

While pricey, the Legria rewards its owner with superb image quality and...