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Canon Vixia HF R300

67

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Canon Vixia HF R300

Canon Vixia HF R300
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A good spec and classic 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Jun 2012
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Canon Vixia HF R300 Review

With very good features and reviews, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF R300 number 532 across all camcorders.
76
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1 Review
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Record in AVCHD or mp4 format
24p cinema and 30p progressive modes
Story creator
Touch decoration
Cinema-Look filters
Smart AUTO and auto tele macro
3.0-inch flat touch panel LCD
Intelligent IS
Record to removable SD memory cards
Bigger than average optical zoom
DIGIC DV III image processor
3.28 megapixel full HD CMOS image sensor
Genuine canon HD video lens with 51x advanced zoom
Superb imaging revved with intense zooming power
Flash memory camcorder
Microphone and headphone terminals
Very low effective megapixels (movie)
Very small optical sensor size

Canon Vixia HF R300 Video Reviews

Canon Vixia HF R300 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Vixia HF R300 of 3.28MP is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 36% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 typical of many camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Canon Vixia HF R300's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 66% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Average Weight

The Vixia HF R300's weight of 250g is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 50% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Vixia HF R300 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 19% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average optical zoom of all video cameras is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Vixia HF R300 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Vixia HF R300's digital zoom of 1,020x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 80% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This camcorder supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Vixia HF R300 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Vixia HF R300's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 47% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The Vixia HF R300's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than 84% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Vixia HF R300 of 4.5 is in the highest 31% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Vixia HF R300 of only 2.07MP is lower than 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon Vixia HF R300 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The Vixia HF R300's closest focusing distance of 0.5m is bigger than 88% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average closest focusing distance of all video cameras is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon Vixia HF R300 is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of video cameras which are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Vixia HF R300 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 58mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon Vixia HF R300 of 1,230mm is longer than 67% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Vixia HF R300 of 38.5mm is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 87% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

polaroid xha1s, polaroid xhg1s

Barcodes:

00013803145281, 00989898608300

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