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Canon XHA1SE Mini DV
Canon VIXIA HF S10
Canon VIXIA HV40
Canon XL-H1A
Canon VIXIA HV30
Canon XHA1SE Mini DV  DV  Flash Media Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF S10 32GB Flash Drive HD Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HV40 miniSD HD Camcorder
Canon XL-H1A MiniDV Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HV30 Mini DV Camcorder
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Release Date
Jan 2011
Apr 2009
Nov 2008
Jul 2008
Jan 2008
Recording Format
Mini DV, DV, Flash Media
High Definition, DV, Flash Media, HDV, Micro MV
DV, High Definition
DV, High Definition
Mini DV, DV, HDV
Optical Zoom
20.0 x
10.0 x
10.0 x
20.0 x
10.0 x
Recording System
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
NTSC
PAL
NTSC
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
CCD Quantity
3.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
Memory Still Resolution
1.67 MegaPixels
8.59 MegaPixels
3.15 MegaPixels
3.15 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media
DV, High Definition
Use
Video

the tiny, low-resolution LCD is pretty difficult to work with.

Heavy.

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new Custom Key button

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Things get a bit trickier if you want to edit video taken in the 30F and 24F frame rates.

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deplorable viewfinder

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