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Canon EOS C500

A 4 year old 9.84 megapixel Full HD camcorder with average features
9.84MP 4/3" Yes 1.8kg Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon EOS C500 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon EOS C500 number 305 across all camcorders.
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43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution
Has an interchangeable lens
Does not have a built-in microphone
Heavy

Canon EOS C500 Video Reviews


Canon EOS C500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The EOS C500 has a fairly standard total megapixels (9.84 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Canon EOS C500 has a 4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most video cameras. Most camcorders have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution.

This camcorder's maximum video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best maximum video resolution across all camcorders.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst maximum video resolution amongst similar types of camcorder.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The EOS C500 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (image) range from 1.1MP to 26MP. With an effective megapixels (image) of 8.85 megapixels, the EOS C500 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Canon EOS C500 does not have a built-in microphone, unlike most of the other camcorders.

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Heavy

At 1.8 kilograms, the Canon EOS C500 is quite heavy compared to most of the other camcorders. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 4 inches, the Canon EOS C500 has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11".

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Full HD

Full HD

The EOS C500 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The EOS C500 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon c500ef, canon c500pl
Barcodes 00013803147957, 00013803147964

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