Canon's VIXIA HF R100 Flash Memory Camcorder is an entry-level 1920 x 1080 high definition camera that records to SD/SDHC memory cards. In addition to capturing HD video in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format, the HF R100 also captures 2MP digital stills in still mode, and using Canon's Dual Shot feature, or from an already recorded movie. The camera is also compatible with Eye-Fi SD Memory Cards as well, which make it possible to wirelessly transfer photos to your computer or upload them directly to sharing sites. Other highlights of the camcorder include a number of Canon's special technologies, such as Face Detection, and a solid array of core features.
At the heart of the HF R100 is a 2.39MP HD CMOS Image Sensor and Canon's DIGIC DV III Image Processor. Working together these two features help you capture bright, clean, and detailed video and still images in high def. A Genuine Canon 20x HD Video lens with 20x optical zoom and Dynamic Image Stabilization also make stunning image capture possible. Other staple components of the camcorder include the 2.7" widescreen LCD and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
When it comes to user-friendly features the VIXIA HF R100 comes with a number of practical and useful tools. Aside from the aforementioned Face Detection, you'll benefit from features like Advanced Video Snapshot, Auto Intelligent Auto Focus (AiAF), AE Bracketing, and a built-in flash. Another highlight of the camera is its ability to shoot in 24p or 30p frame modes. 24p Cinema Mode gives your video a film-look, while 30p Progressive is ideal for recording action and uploading to the Internet.
In addition to all these features, the HF R100 also has microphone and headphone connections for more control when recording audio. Quick Start, Pre-Record, and Canon's Pixela ImageMixer 3SE Video Editing Software are all included as well. Make the most of your recording with this budget-friendly HD camcorder from Canon.