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Canon EOS C100
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Canon EOS C100 Camcorder

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
8.29MP 1kg CMOS Jul 2013
Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Versatile, Compact Storytelling An affordable video production camera offering a unique combination of professional HD imaging, compact design and lens versatility, the user-friendly C100 is... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at one expert review site concluded that this Canon camcorder was exceptional and gave it their highest award. Trusted Reviews gave this video camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This video camera received a rating of 100% from expert review site Trusted Reviews. That puts this Canon camcorder in the top 5% of all the camcorders of this age and spec.

Excellent Brand

Canon medium sensor size camcorders have excellent reviews on average and across all camcorders Canon is one of the best manufacturers.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on video cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The EOS C100 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS C100 do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3.5 inches, the Canon EOS C100 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type. The screen sizes of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the EOS C100 range from 1.5" to 4".

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Full HD

Full HD

The EOS C100 is Full HD. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS C100 also are Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The EOS C100 has an HDMI port. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the EOS C100 also have an HDMI port.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The EOS C100 supports a better memory card type than most medium sensor size camcorders that came out more than two years ago. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most similar spec video cameras that came out around the same time as it support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this Canon video camera supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type across all medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the EOS C100.

A MicroSDXC memory card is the worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of video camera.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Two Memory Card Slots

Most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the EOS C100 only have one memory card slot, however the EOS C100 has two memory card slots.

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Very High Movie Megapixel Count

The lowest movie megapixel count of similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago is 0.49MP, the highest is 9.9MP, and the average movie megapixel count is 3.9MP. With a movie megapixel count of 9.84 megapixels, the Canon EOS C100 has one of the highest movie megapixel counts amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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DIGIC DV II Image Processor

The Canon EOS C100 has a better image processor than most video cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This video camera has a DIGIC DV II image processor, whereas most camcorders of this type and age have a BIONZ image processor. Camcorders of a similar type and age to the EOS C100 image processors range from BIONZ (worst) to DIGIC DV III (best).

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS C100, the Canon EOS C100 has a built-in display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on video cameras of this age and spec.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One Canon EOS C100 reviewer who bought the Canon EOS C100 thought it was not good looking.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The EOS C100 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than two years which have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

The EOS C100 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the EOS C100 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of this age and spec do not have a night mode. The EOS C100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The EOS C100 is not waterproof. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The EOS C100 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released around the same time as the EOS C100 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Heavy

At 1 kilogram, the EOS C100 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the EOS C100. The lightest medium sensor size camcorder that has been on the market for around the same time as the EOS C100 is 76g weight and the heaviest is 2.8kg.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen sizes of camcorders of a similar spec and age to the EOS C100 range from 0.24" to 0.52", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.37". With a viewfinder screen size of only 0.24 inches, the Canon EOS C100 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Canon EOS C100

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Memory Card Slot
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Display
Screen Size
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
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Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
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Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
Headphone Socket
Weight & Dimensions
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1 Award

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(4)
13 June 2014

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21 May 2013

Despite being the baby of the range, the Canon EOS Cinema C100 is still a pretty expensive camera, now that some professional options cost £2,000 or less. There has rightly been some...

Trusted Reviews

18 February 2015

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Fantastic image quality
Compatible with Canon EF lenses
Professionalgrade audio connectivity
Still relatively expensive
Shoulder use requires extra attachment
No 50p
60p or highspeed shooting
7 June 2013

Die Canon C100 ist in ihrem Konzept eine runde Kamera, die auch lieferbar ist. Letzteres ist eine besondere Erwähnung wert, da ihre größte Limitation - der 8 Farbraum - zwar von den deutlich...

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