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Canon is a leading Japanese multinational specialized in the making of cameras and camcorders for years and our list of the best Canon camcorders under $300 is limited to highly rated models available between $200 and $300, released by them over the last year. At this price tag, Canon offer some of the best HD camcorders under $300, noted for their excellent image stabilization and frame rates.

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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

  • The Canon Vixia HF R300 is a fun, easy-to-use digital camcorder that strikes a nice balance between performance and price?just don't expect any extras like Wi-Fi or built-in storage.

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    The Canon FS300 is a great camcorder for travel and short vacation trips with its sleek and compact design. It is lightweight and easy to use. Its full auto mode will provide decent video quality all the time. This is an excellent entry-level camcorder for point-and-shoot application. This budget-friendly camcorder is also available in three colors red, blue and silver.


  • It's an affordable compact digital video camera that may not satisfy the needs of more advanced users, but for regular people who only need a decent camcorder that allows easy storing and transferring of digital video to several other electronic devices, the Canon FS300 Flash Memory Camcorder is a good pick. It gets an overall rating of 4 out of 5.


  • 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. But for a low-priced model with mic and headphone jacks, the HF R100 is a pretty good deal.

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    The Canon HF R11 may be an entry-level camcorder, but it has many features that are seldom found on camcorders of its class. For starters, it has an external mic jack, multiple frame rates (PF24 and PF3), and 32GB of internal flash memory. Of course, the HF R11 also has a price tag of $699, which puts it on the far end of the spectrum in terms of entry-level models.

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    The VIXIA HF R11 has a 32GB internal flash drive, together with an SD memory card slot, CanonĂ¢??s Relay Recording and Smart Auto. A Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens and Dynamic IS works in combination with our sophisticated Canon HD image processing to deliver the sharp, vivid, lifelike video you want to see on your HDTV.


  • 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. But for a low-priced model with mic and headphone jacks, the HF R100 is a pretty good deal.

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    With the Canon VIXIA HF R100 Flash Memory Camcorder, you'll find that high definition video has hit new levels of convenience, ease, performance- and value. The VIXIA HF R100 records to SD memory cards and features Canon's Smart Auto.

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    - And advanced easy-to-operate control features of the VIXIA HF R100 help to make high-quality video that can turn the casual shooter into the family cinematographer, at our most affordable HD price.
    - With the Canon VIXIA HF R100, you can be sure that even on the move your video will be smooth, steady and professional looking.


Top 5 canon camcorder under $300:

  1. Canon Vixia HF R300 Camcorder
  2. Canon VIXIA FS300 Flash Media Camcorder
  3. Canon VIXIA HF R11 32 GB High Definition Flash Media AVC Camcorder
  4. Canon VIXIA HF R100 High Definition Flash Media AVC Camcorder