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Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)

Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)
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Canon Vixia HV30

Canon Vixia HV30
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Price $899 to $1,103 at 10 stores $1,325 to $1,560 at 10 stores $466 to $799 at 2 stores $789 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date January 04, 2013 March 15, 2011 April 03, 2013 January 04, 2013 March 01, 2008
The Bottom Line While it's got a great shooter feature set and good video quality, the Canon Vixia HF G10 still feels a bit expensive for what it offers. An extremely minor upgrade from the HV20, the Canon Vixia HV30 remains a quality HDV camcorder with a couple of performance issues.

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Lens aperture F/1.8-2.8
F/1.8-2.8
F/1.8-2.8
F/1.8-4.5
F/1.8-3.0
Flash type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Built-in flash
Media type Flash card
Flash card
Flash card
Flash card
Mini DV (HDV)
Optical zoom 10 x
10 x
20 x
52 x
10 x
Optical sensor type HD CMOS Pro
HD CMOS Pro
HD CMOS Pro
CMOS
CMOS
Video input type Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Digital zoom 40 x
200 x
400 x
1060 x
200 x
Weight 1.3 lbs
19.2 oz
27 oz
8.3 oz
1.2 lbs
Image stabilizer Optical (SuperRange)
Optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
Optical (Dynamic Image Stabilizer)
Optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
Optical (SuperRange)
Manual focus Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
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