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Canon Vixia HF G20

79

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Canon Vixia HF G20

$999.00
Canon Vixia HF G20
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A fully featured and classic 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with a fair price
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.37MP 1" Apr 2013
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Canon Vixia HF G20 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF G20 number 100 across all camcorders.
97
Reviews
3 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
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:
Larger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in microphone
Full HD
Has a microphone in

Canon Vixia HF G20 Video Reviews

Canon Vixia HF G20 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $999.00 it is in the most expensive 34% of video cameras.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Vixia HF G20's total megapixels of only 2.37MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 14% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Vixia HF G20 of 10x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 36% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Vixia HF G20 of 0.333" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 53% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the Vixia HF G20 of 620g is heavier than 78% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Vixia HF G20 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of video cameras have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon Vixia HF G20's digital zoom of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 51% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Vixia HF G20 of 3.5" is larger than 85% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Vixia HF G20 does not support HDMI, unlike most other camcorders. 70% of camcorders support HDMI.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Vixia HF G20's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 75% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Vixia HF G20 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vixia HF G20 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The Vixia HF G20's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 78% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Canon Vixia HF G20 of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 79% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF G20 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

Camcorders have video recording times of between 0.67h and 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The Vixia HF G20's video recording time of 12.4h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 24% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8063b002

Barcodes:

00013803206432, 00138032064322

Canon Vixia HF G20

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