HD camcorders: Compare features & prices Canon Legria FS406 review http://www.which.co.uk/technology/camcorders/reviews/hd-camcorders/canon-legria-fs406/review/
Standard definition camcorders are pretty rare these days, but the Canon Legria FS406 is one such example. It certainly has price on its side, but how does it perform in our full lab tests? We put it through the same raft of tests that our HD camcorders go through to find out.
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|Sound quality built-in mic|
Artificial light video
Video quality under artificial light recording
Dim light video
Video quality under dim light recording
Overall video quality
Total video quality under various light conditions.
Image stabilisation effectiveness
How well the image stabilisation feature compensates for shaking hand motions.
Still photo quality
Receives "n/a" if no still photo function, or still photos recorded to tape. Image quality, shutter delay and other convenience rated
How useful the camcorder's features are - a colour viewfinder gets a higher score than a black and white one, for example.