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Canon C100
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Canon C100 Camcorder

£3,599.00
9.84MP 4/3 1.1kg Jul 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Poor design
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this medium total megapixels video camera was excellent and gave it their highest award. This Canon camcorder received an "Editor's Choice" award from Trusted Reviews.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review website Trusted Reviews scored this camcorder 100 out of 100. If all the camcorders of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this medium total megapixels video camera is in the top 1%.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 1,806 owner and expert reviews for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its medium total megapixels camcorders. 80% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Poor Design

One customer concluded that the Canon C100 was not good looking.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One owner who reviewed it considered that it was expensive. Expert website Trustedreviews.com rated this camcorder the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this camcorder four years ago “The Canon EOS Cinema C100 is still a pretty expensive camera, now that some professional options cost £2,000 or less”.

Pricey

We think this video camera looks expensive compared to other medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago. The price range of medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago is from £39 to £2,699.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the C100 in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.46 inches, the Canon C100 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Image Sensor

Only 4/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 4/3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon C100 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image) (8.29 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The average effective megapixels (image) of video cameras of this type and age is 6.6MP, and the effective megapixels (image) range from 5MP to 8.3MP.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon C100 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder also are Full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Canon C100 is HD-Ready. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder also are HD-Ready.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon C100 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than most camcorders of a comparable type and age to it. Most camcorders of a similar spec and age to it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all camcorders of this spec and age.

A 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon C100 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Canon C100 has a DC-in jack, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon C100 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have a headphone outputs.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon C100 has an XLR in. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also have an XLR in.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Canon C100 has a face detection. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera also have a face detection.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon C100 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Canon C100 features wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also feature wi-Fi.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon C100 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon C100 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this video camera.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Canon C100 features USB connectivity, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Still Image

Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Canon C100 has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than a year.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon C100 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's 9% less maximum image resolution than the most frequently found maximum image resolution of 4032 x 2272 pixels. The maximum image resolution of all camcorders of this spec and age ranges from 2304 x 1296 pixels to 6048 x 3400 pixels.

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Battery

Average Video Recording Time

With a video recording time of 4.58 hours, the Canon C100 has a pretty typical video recording time compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

The average weight of video cameras of this age and type is 230g. With a weight of 1.1 kilograms, the Canon C100's weight is one of the heaviest amongst camcorders of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers zacuto zc100erghdb, canon 0202c002iv, canon 0202c029, canon 7428b002, canon 6340b002, c100c300c500, canon c100dp, canon c100mk, dm 7428b002, c100of
Barcodes 00013803147926, 00013803244465, 00616348040709, 00617689592056, 00617689596467, 00636983057115, 00660685127500, 00660685154735, 00704660944307, 00840014180400, 04549292027846, 04549292032284, 04549292032307, 08714574625270

Canon C100 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon C100 review we compared this camcorder to 575 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 138,449 product attributes, 23,573 camcorder reviews and 1,484,300 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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