Canon Vixia HF R32 First Impressions Review

With an expected price tag of around $550, the HF R32 is the most expensive of Canon's entry-level Vixia camcorders.

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Introduction

With an expected price tag of around $550, the HF R32 is the most expensive of Canon's entry-level Vixia camcorders. The model includes a variety of improvements over its predecessor, the HF R21, including increased optical zoom capability, a more compact design, and built-in WiFi.

Note: The model we got our hands on at the CP+ convention in Yokohama Japan was officially called the iVIS HF R31, which is the Japanese equivalent of the Vixia HF R32 camcorder (yes, we know the naming conventions are stupidly confusing). Other than the difference in model name, the American HF R32 comes only in black, while the Japanese HF R31 comes in silver or red.

Video Review

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Compression & Media
  4. Manual Controls
  5. Handling & Use
  6. Audio & Connectivity
  7. Conclusion
  8. Photo Gallery
  9. Specs

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