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Canon C100
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Canon C100 Camcorder

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9.84MP 1kg CMOS Jul 2015
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
An 8.3MP Super 35mm CMOS sensor, designed and manufactured by Canon specifically for video capture, provides stunning Full HD images. Combined with a new video processing system utilising... More
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Canon EOS C100: Camera Review
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10 Reasons For

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Canon has excellent average ratings for its medium total megapixels video cameras as well as across its entire video camera range.

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon C100 is Full HD. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C100 are not Full HD.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Canon C100 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the C100 do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Canon C100 has an HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the C100.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon C100 of 3.5 inches is one of the largest amongst medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than a year. The average display diagonal of medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the C100 is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.7" to 3.5".

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The Canon C100 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SD compatible memory cards supported by most camcorders of this spec and age. In addition, this video camera supports an SDHC compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders of a similar age and type to the C100.

The worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of camcorder is CFast.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Canon C100 has a built-in display. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C100 also have a built-in display.

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DIGIC DV II Image Processor

The Canon C100 has a better image processor than most camcorders of this spec and age. This video camera has a DIGIC DV II image processor, whereas most similar spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a BIONZ image processor. The best image processor of all camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the C100 is DIGIC DV III and the worst is DIGIC DV V.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Canon C100 has a greater number of audio formats than most video cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AC3, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this video camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this Canon video camera.

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400 ISO Sensitivity

The Canon C100 has a higher ISO sensitivity than most similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camcorder has a 400 ISO sensitivity, whereas most comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as it have a 25 ISO sensitivity. In addition, this Canon camcorder have 320, 500, 640, 800, 1, 000, 1, 250, 1, 600, 2, 000, 2, 500, 3, 200, 4, 000, 5, 000, 6, 400, 8, 000, 10, 000, 12, 800, 16, 000 and 20 and 000 ISO sensitivitys. Across all similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the C100 the worst ISO sensitivity is 20,000 and the best is 16,000.

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6 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who reviewed the Canon C100 thought it was not cheap. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their Canon C100 review on expert website Trusted Reviews “The Canon EOS Cinema C100 is still a pretty expensive camera, now that some professional options cost £2,000 or less” but even so they gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Poor Design

One Canon C100 owner who reviewed it said that it was not good looking.

Not 3D

The Canon C100 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the C100 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Canon C100 does not have a night mode. Most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as the C100 also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon C100 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the C100 are also not waterproof.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other video cameras of this type and age that we have checked, the Canon C100's weight of 1 kilogram is one of the heaviest. Camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the C100 have weights of between 190g and 1.1kg, and the average weight is 440g.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon C100

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Canon released the C100.

CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on video cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Lens Mount Interface
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Image Processor
Design
Colour of Product
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
PCM Digital Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Headphone Outputs
PictBridge
XLR in
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Battery
Battery Type
Number of Batteries Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Connectivity

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Expert Reviews

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13 June 2014

If you've got a camera with assignable rings and dials, you want to assign them to give you the most efficient shooting controls. Learn which controls are most important, and why.Camera Settings &...

21 May 2013

Despite being the baby of the range, the Canon EOS Cinema C100 is still a pretty expensive camera, now that some professional options cost £2,000 or less. There has rightly been some...

Trusted Reviews

18 February 2015

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Fantastic image quality
Compatible with Canon EF lenses
Professionalgrade audio connectivity
Still relatively expensive
Shoulder use requires extra attachment
No 50p
60p or highspeed shooting
7 June 2013

Die Canon C100 ist in ihrem Konzept eine runde Kamera, die auch lieferbar ist. Letzteres ist eine besondere Erwähnung wert, da ihre größte Limitation - der 8 Farbraum - zwar von den deutlich...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0202c029, canon 0202c002, canon 0202c002i, canon 0202c002iv
Barcodes 00636983057115, 00660685154735, 04549292027846, 04549292032284, 04549292032307, 08714574625270

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