The black Canon VIXIA Mini Camcorder is designed for users looking to share their videos and photos using social media. The VIXIA Mini features a Canon f/2.8 fisheye lens with a 160° viewing angle for video and a 170° viewing angle for photos. You can also choose between a Wide or Close-Up shooting mode. The VIXIA Mini has a 12.8MP High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 image processor for capturing Full HD video and up to 12MP photos. The camcorder records using the web-friendly MP4 format as well.
The VIXIA Mini records directly to a microSD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, and it features built-in Wi-Fi for sharing your videos and photos on social networking sites like YouTube and Facebook. You can use the Wi-Fi to send content to your PC, or you can upload photos and video from almost anywhere with the Canon Movie Uploader app for iOS mobile devices. Canon's CameraAccess2 app supports live streaming by letting you record remotely from the camcorder to your iOS or Android mobile device. The app will also let you control the camcorder from a remote location.
The VIXIA Mini has a 2.7" capacitive touch-panel LCD monitor with tilt control. The LCD monitor also supports a Mirror Image Recording/Playback mode. Plus, there's a built-in adjustable stand and a tripod socket, so you can easily capture hands-free video and photos. Some of the camcorder's other features include slow motion and fast motion recording, interval recording, Smart AUTO with 23 predefined shooting situations, Touch Decoration, Genuine Canon Face Detection, Video Snapshot, and new Special Scene Modes. It also features an automatic lens cover and a stereo microphone that will capture high-quality audio to match the quality of the video.