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Canon 800 Camcorder

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0.68MP 1/6 375g CCD Sep 2014
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Affordable Performance Around the world, the name Canon means optical excellence, advanced image processing and superb performance. And Canon digital video camcorders are no exception. Whether... More
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6 Reasons For

Canon Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

On average Canon small sensor size camcorders have excellent ratings as do all video cameras produced by Canon.

Easy to Use

One customer considered that the product was easy to use the menus. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Canon ZR800 was easy to use.

Good Size

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact.

Robust

One customer considered that the Canon ZR800 was well made.

Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ZR800, the Canon ZR800 has an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Canon ZR800 has a built-in display, as do most of the other small sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the ZR800.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including CNET.com and Howstuffworks.com have rated this camcorder on average 53%. This means that camcorder experts really don't rate this Canon camcorder very highly.

Not Full HD

The Canon ZR800 is not Full HD, unlike most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the ZR800.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

Most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as the ZR800 have an HDMI port, however the Canon ZR800 does not have an HDMI port.

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Only 1/6" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Canon ZR800 is 1/6". That's 3% less optical sensor size than a 1/5.8" video camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. $. Across all video cameras of a similar type and age to the ZR800 the worst optical sensor size is 1/8" and the best is 1/3".

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Canon ZR800 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Heavy

The weights of camcorders of a comparable age and type to the ZR800 range from 57g to 3.9kg. With a weight of 375 grams, the Canon ZR800 is one of the heavier video cameras that are a similar age to the ZR800 amongst similar spec camcorders of this age.

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Very Low Viewfinder Resolution

With a viewfinder resolution of only 114,000 pixels, the Canon ZR800 has a fairly low viewfinder resolution compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type. The lowest viewfinder resolution of comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as the ZR800 is 90,000 pixels and the highest is 1,600,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago, the Canon ZR800 does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the ZR800 are not 3D compatible. The Canon ZR800 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the ZR800, the Canon ZR800 does not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon ZR800 is not waterproof. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the ZR800 are also not waterproof.

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Very Big

The average height of video cameras of a comparable type and age to the ZR800 is 82mm. With a height of 920 millimeters, the Canon ZR800's height is one of the biggest amongst small sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZR800.

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Very Big

The average depth of video cameras of a similar age and spec to the ZR800 is 140mm, and the depths range from 27mm to 1,200mm. When compared to other camcorders that are a comparable age to the ZR800, the Canon ZR800's depth of 1,190 millimeter is one of the biggest.

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Very Big

The Canon ZR800 is very big (570 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the ZR800. The widths of similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the ZR800 range from 30mm to 570mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon 800

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the ZR800 over two years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 35 times zoom factor, the Canon ZR800 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Canon ZR800 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the ZR800.

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Expert Reviews

(36)
16 April 2007

As the entry-level model in Canons updated-for-2007 ZR MiniDV camcorder line, the ZR800 is aimed at budget consumers seeking a compact point-and-shoot camcorder to record video with a minimum of...

Solid video performance in good lighting conditions, easy-to-use menu system, widescreen recording, built-in lens cover, budget price
Inexpensive
Easy-to-use joystick control
35x optical zoom
Above-average color reproduction
Poor low-light performance, inconvenient bottom-loading tape mechanism, no accessory shoe or external microphone input, no SD card slot or digital stills capability
Poor low-light performance
Bottom-loading tape compartment
Not enough stabilization at maximum zoom
No still image capture
5 February 2007

Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital Camera Resources The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS is a compact 6-megapixel digital camera, with a 2.5 inch color LCD, image stabilization, and a 4x Optical Zoom lens... Read more…

Good results in low light with image stabilisation setting on shoot only, attractive images with plenty of detail, a reliable all-round performer
The Canon Ixus 800is has a small optical viewfinder
Very small But at least it is there
And, as we have come to expect from Canon, an excellent set of instruction books
Books plural
Top ISO sensitivity restricted to ISO 800 in order to limit visible image noise
100 more than its rivals, some camera shake unavoidable
We miss having a discrete review button
Having to toggle backwards and forwards between review and camera mode via a tiny wheel is a pain
Lacks a quickreview button
31 December 2006

The Canon Powershot SD700 IS almost turns in an excellent performance for an ultra-compact cameras. It does produce well-focused images with accurate exposure, low image noise and good color but... Read more…

19 December 2006

Reviewing images reveals that although the image stabilisation is not infallible ? there?s still the odd shaky shot ? the individual shot setting seems to work more accurately than continuous....

Macworld.co.uk

25 August 2006

The Canon Ixus 800is goes to the top of the list of pocketable digicams alongside the Sony DSC-W100. The Sony has more pixels on a bigger sensor. The Canon wins the glamour stakes. Both have...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 8 May 2006 by M. Bishop

I've been in the market for a new Ixus for over a year now. The 700 arrived, it looked fantastic, but the purple fringing problems put me off. Then came the 750, much improved, but still not a big... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2006 by Amazon Customer

So what goes on, the IXUS 750 was 7.1 Mega pixels and the new IXUS 800IS is only 6.0!? Well don't worry about it, the key to the previous sentence is the "IS" the image stabilisation system. The... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2006 by Matsw

I received my IXUS 800 IS and Selphy CP710 printer the day before going on holiday so I had little time to experiment before putting them to use. My previous camera was a Casio EX Z4, which... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2006 by EMKAY M. Kluge

This is a great camera. Not exactly as small as my previous PENTAX S4i, but the quality of pictures and video is outstanding. Even my wife (the non gadget type)is impressed. A shame as she and my... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2006 by R. Eatch

I bought this camera as a present for my wife, who was using a Nikon Coolpix 3100. What a contrast this camera is: No shutter lag - compared to a week and a day on the Nikon Clear sharp images -... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon lvwx300, canon 9877b005, canon 9880b003, canon 1280x800, canon lvwx300s, canon 0647c003, canon 0646c005, canon lvwx300u, canon 0647c005, canon 0647c003a, canon lvwx300us, canon lvwx300st, canon 0647c003aa, canon lvwx300ust, canon lvwx300usti, canon lvwx300ustw, canon lvwx300ustwx, canon lvwx300ustwxg, canon lvwx300ustwxga
Barcodes 00013803078190, 04053162611702, 04549292021301
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