57x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer helps provide outstanding steady video.
Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor.
DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution and helps provide exceptional imaging performance.
Record Full HD video directly to a removable SD memory card.
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1out of 1(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Can't use LED screen in sunlight. Long range focus takes a longer time to register than I would have hoped.Stabilization works great at long range. Picture quality is very good. Snapshot is okay, Zoom is okay but you can take a photo out with any good video editor. Convenient compact size. Lens cover doors will fog lens when used outdoors over long periods Economical. User friendly.Touch screen very handy for average to smaller fingers. I would buy again for my modest needs..
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Review 2 for VIXIA HF R500
Location: Portland, OR
Used this product for: 6 to 12 months
Expertise Level: Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Mostly used for: Landscape/Nature
Canon Customer: Less than 1 year
Product replacement: No
A great value
Date:July 29, 2014
Pros: Easy Computer Connectivity, Compact Design, Ergonomic/comfortable to hold, easy to use
This camera has exceeded my expectations for a consumer camcorder. The auto focus and focus follow are quite good. I bought the Canon wireless mic to go with it. It does not do well in low light, but I am surprised how well it does with filming small objects.