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The Canon VIXIA HF20 is a high definition flash memory camcorder from Canon's 2009 lineup.

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32GB of built in flash memory storage

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15x optical zoom

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includes wireless remote control

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lightweight and compact

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HDMI output for outputting recorded content directly onto an HDTV

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high video quality - full 1080p high definition

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easy to use

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high price for the majority of consumers

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no optical viewfinder

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poor in low light

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poor support

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The Canon VIXIA HF20 is a high definition flash memory camcorder from Canon's 2009 lineup.  The camcorder is a lighter yet less powerful version of Canon's flagship HF S10, with a 3.89 megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor for recording 1080p video footage and taking still images compared to the 8.59 megapixel sensor of the HF S10.  It includes Canon's DIGIC DV III image processor for true color production and reduced pixel noise and has 32GB of built-in flash memory in addition to an SDHC expansion slot to provide extra storage.  The VIXIA HF20 utilizes a 15x HD video lens to create professional-grade zoom shots and is designed with a 2.7" multi-angle widescreen LCD display.  It includes Canon's SuperRange optical image stabilization, instant autofocus, and face detection technology and has an HDMI output for viewing HD footage on a TV.

  • 3.89 Megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor 
  • DIGIC DV III image processor
  • 2.7" Multi-Angle Vivid Widescreen LCD display
  • Dual Flash Memory: 32GB internal, plus SDHC expansion slot
  • 1920×1080 full HD recording at 24Mbps
  • 24p cinema mode, 30p progressive mode
  • HDMI output
  • 15x HD video lens, 300x digital 
  • Compact and lightweight design (12 ounces)
  • SuperRange Optical Image stabilization
  • Instant Autofocus
  • Canon face detection technology
  • Advanced auto exposure system
  • Intelligent Lithium-Ion battery
  • Included in Box: Battery Pack, Power Adapter, Wireless Remote, Cables
  • Comes with Pixela ImageMixer 3SE Video Editing Software
  • 1 year limited warranty
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