Compact yet capable, Canon's VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder is ready to film in nearly any scenario. Whether you're recording home videos, events, or recitals, the 57x Advanced Zoom ensures that you can get the shot from the back rows of an auditorium if need be while the Super Range O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) keeps the image steady at longer focal lengths. HD videos are recorded to separately available SD cards in the MP4 format for easy playback on most devices. MP4 files are also highly compatible with video hosting services and social media websites without format conversion.
Introduced with the HF R800, backlight correction within the Highlight Priority mode for brighter images. The backlight correction analyzes the incoming video signal and recognizes your subject within the frame, and will expose for the subject, rather than an overexposed backlit background. This way if the sun is behind your subject, you can still get a vibrant image.
3.28MP Full HD CMOS Image Sensor
This model is equipped with a 3.28MP Full HD CMOS image sensor that supports 1920 x 1080 resolution video capture. Canon's high-resolution HD CMOS sensor features extra sensitivity that delivers lifelike Full HD video with natural color, even in low light. On-chip noise reduction supports clarity in every frame, which means your video and photos will be vivid, clear, even when played back on a large HDTV.
DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
This camcorder incorporates an advanced Canon HD the DIGIC DV 4 image processor for enhanced imaging performance. The increased performance allows for better noise reduction and leads to brighter, more noise-free images, even in dark scenes.
Powerful 57x Advanced Zoom
Thanks to an impressive 57x Advanced Zoom range, long-range shooting is not a problem. You'll be able to create videos with dynamic variety, and you'll be less likely to disrupt the action you're shooting. The Advanced Zoom works well for a variety of situations including formal ceremonies, recording animals in the wild, candid family videos and more. The Advanced Zoom is available in manual mode and has been achieved with more efficient use of the effective imaging area. It takes the camcorder's focal length from 32.5mm all the way to 1853mm (35mm equivalent), which provides extraordinary flexibility in shooting. Plus, for more convenient shooting and better creative control over your videos, the camcorder offers continually variable zoom speed settings with three fixed zoom speeds and 15 levels available.
SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
Canon's sophisticated SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer corrects camera shake instantly, so even handheld video taken at long focal lengths is sharp and steady. Providing continuous adjustment throughout the entire zoom range to correct a broad range of motion (with extra compensation applied at wide-angle focal lengths), the Dynamic Image Stabilization system on this camcorder stabilizes rotational camera shake. Controlling horizontal, vertical and roll axis rotational camera shake ensures smooth, distortion-free video, even when you're walking while shooting.
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
The camcorder records Full HD video directly to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. Widely available in several capacities, SD memory cards let you share your videos quickly and easily. In addition to SD memory cards, this model also lets you use high-capacity SDHC cards and super-high capacity SDXC cards.
Capacitive 3" Touch Panel LCD
A capacitive 3" touch panel LCD screen that makes recording and other operations easy. Open the panel and the power is on. A gentle touch activates the display's intuitive functions. Choose a focal point, track moving subjects, control exposure for selected areas, and operate camcorder controls from the screen, all with a touch. In addition, the easy-to-use user interface makes your shooting experience simpler. The Home button is on the menu screen, and provides quick access to all functions. Clear explanations for key settings pop up when selecting shooting modes and recording formats, so you can be confident in the decisions you make.
Slow & Fast Motion Recording
Record fast motion at up to 1200x and slow motion at 1/2x for increased creative possibilities.
Highlight Priority Mode
The Highlight Priority Mode is a gamma setting that gives an HDR-like quality to your video. By reducing the mid- to high-brightness compression of the standard gamma mode, the Highlight Priority mode helps to prevent loss of detail in high brightness areas. Designed for display on a bright LCD TV, videos captured in Highlight Priority mode should be shown at a high brightness setting to help ensure accurate portrayal of the effect. Highlight Priority mode in the HF R800 is bolstered by backlight correction which delivers a correctly exposed image, even with a bright background. Designed for display on a bright LCD TV, videos captured in Highlight Priority mode should be shown at a high brightness setting to help ensure accurate portrayal of the effect.
Framing Assistance Function
Reduces the zoom magnification when you lose sight of a subject during zooming, making it easier for you to find re-locate your subject and zoom in again.
File Lock Function
With one simple setting, you can keep your videos safe from any accidental operational errors. The File Lock function disables deletion, dividing, trimming, copying, MP4 conversion, and thumbnail changes with a touch, giving you peace of mind when children or others use your camcorder.
Compatibility with Optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table
The camcorder is compatible with optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table accessory. With your Wi-Fi-enabled camcorder mounted on the CT-V1, you can remotely pan the camcorder up to 200° from a compatible iOS or Android device.
Camera Window Software
Camera Window software is available as a downloadable application. The software makes it easy to import MP4 and JPEG files from your VIXIA camcorder to a PC or Mac, where they can be shared and edited.
|Sensor||3.28 Megapixel 1/4.85" CMOS|
|Effective Pixels||2,070,000 - 1080 @ Video 16:9
2,070,000 @ Photo 16:9
|Focal Length||2.8 - 89.6 mm|
|35mm Equivalent Focal Length||38.5 - 1232 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Optical Zoom (Advanced Zoom Off)
32.5 - 1853 Advanced Zoom On
|Maximum Aperture||f/ 1.8 - f/ 4.5|
|Focusing Distance||0.4" / 0.1 cm - Infinity|
Advanced (Optical): 57x
|Filter Size||43 mm|
|Video Format||High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 59.94 fps (35 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps (24 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps (17 Mbps)
1280 x 720p (4 Mbps)
|Still Image Resolution||JPEG: 2.07 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080|
|Audio Format||Not Specified By Manufacturer|
|Sampling Frequency||Not Specified By Manufacturer|
|Exposure Modes||Modes: Manual, Program, SCN, Smart Auto|
|Image Stabilization||Optical & Digital|
|Scene Modes||Preset: Yes|
|Lux||5 (P mode)
.4 (Low Light Mode)
|White Balance Modes||Auto
|Tripod Mount||1/4" - 20|
|Outputs||1x HDMI C (Mini)
1x USB 2.0 Mini-AB
1x A/V 3.5mm mini-jack/Headphone terminal
|Charging Method||AC Adapter|
|Power Adapter||100-240 VAC, 50/60HZ|
|Operating Temperature||23 - 113°F (-5 - 45°C) 60% Relative Humidity
32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C) 85% Relative Humidity
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||2.1 x 2.3 x 4.6" / 53.0 x 58.0 x 116.0 mm not including grip belt|
|Weight||8.47 oz / 240 g camera body not including grip belt
10.93 oz / 310 g including BP-727 battery, memory card, and grip belt