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Canon Vixia HF R300

Canon  Vixia HF R300 Camcorder


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Canon Vixia HF R300
Canon VIXIA FS300
Canon VIXIA HF R11
Canon VIXIA HF R100
Canon  Vixia HF R300 Camcorder
Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF R11  32 GB  High Definition Flash Media  AVC Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF R100 High Definition Flash Media  AVC Camcorder
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Release Date
Jan 2012
Mar 2010
Jan 2010
Jan 2010
Optical Zoom
32.0 x
37.0 x
20.0 x
20.0 x
Recording Format
Flash Media
Flash Media
High Definition, Flash Media, AVC
Flash Media, High Definition, AVC
Recording System
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
2.07 MegaPixels
0.45 MegaPixels
2.39 MegaPixels
1.73 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media
Flash Media
High Definition, Flash Media, AVC
Use
Video
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified

Solid image stabilization

Its shape and rounded corners make it easier to handle.

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The HF R11 is an entry-level camcorder with a small image sensor, so the fact that it didn't do very well on our still sharpness test isn't surprising.

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If you're looking to shoot great HD video on the cheap, keep looking; the Canon Vixia HF R series delivers decent video at best, even for its modest price.

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