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Canon C100

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Canon C100

Canon C100
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A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 9.84MP video camera
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.84MP 4" 1.1kg Jul 2015
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Canon C100 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Canon C100 number 247 across all camcorders.
81
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This Canon camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very large optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Experience the quality to realise your vision
Cutting-edge autofocus for added control
Select the parameters to suit your production
Easy to carry, effortless to use
Easier sharing, greater control
External recording possibilities
Added creativity with interchangeable EF lenses
Capture the audio to complement your footage

Canon C100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Canon C100 of 9.84MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 30% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The Canon C100's weight of 1.1kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 85% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the Canon C100 of 1.33" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 97% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon C100 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon C100 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon C100 of 3.46" is larger than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon C100 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon C100 of 8.29MP is in the highest 19% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon C100 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon C100's effective megapixels (image) of 8.29MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 73% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon C100 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Canon C100's video recording time of 4.58h is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 64% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon C100 of only 216mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 7% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all camcorders is 930mm, with the shortest being 58mm and the longest being 2,700mm.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon C100 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 95% of video cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Canon C100 has a continuous shooting mode, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon C100's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 5% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22.

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon C100's maximum aperture number of 38 is higher than 99% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon c100efdaf, code 0202c007aa, code super35mm, eosc100markii

Barcodes:

04549292027846, 04549292032284, 04549292032307

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