Reviewed by: Lori Grunin
Creating a product line where once there was but one, Canon follows up its flash-based, high-definition Vixia HF10 AVCHD camcorder with a slightly more powerful model, the HF11. Like its sibling, the HF11 is a sleek black compact model with a well-rounded feature set, great video, and excellent performance, and like the HF10 definitely deserves a spot on your short list of potential home-movie camcorders. The real challenge is choosing between the two: the HF11 includes 32GB built-in memory compared with the HF10′s 16GB, which becomes essential for the new, memory-gobbling 24-megabit-per-second shooting mode.
The petite HF11 weighs 15.1 ounces with SD card and battery and measures 2.9 x 2.5 x 5.1 inches …