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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
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This medium total megapixels video camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Trusted Reviews who said that this video camera was outstanding.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Canon camcorder received an expert rating of 100% from Trusted Reviews. If all the video cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this Canon video camera is in the top 1%.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 1,849 owner and expert reviews, Canon has good reviews for its camcorders. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its medium total megapixels camcorders range compared to other manufacturers. 80% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Expensive

Camcorders that came out more than a year ago range in price from £34 to £3,599. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other camcorders that came out more than a year ago.


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Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the C100 in July 2015.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3.46 inches, the Canon C100 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the camcorders that were launched more than a year ago the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,230,000 pixel, the Canon C100 has one of the highest display resolutions (numeric) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon C100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder.

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder that we have checked the maximum aperture number of, the Canon C100's maximum aperture number of 38 is one of the highest. Across all the comparable spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 3.7 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 9.5.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon C100 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 216 millimeters) amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera range from 210mm to 1,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 870mm.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon C100 is Full HD. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera also are Full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Canon C100 is HD-Ready. Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec 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 medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to it. Most comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions.

This camcorder's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camcorder is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon C100 supports HDMI, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time 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 medium total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon C100 has an XLR in, as do most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

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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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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 similar spec video cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

With an effective megapixels (image) of 8.29 megapixels, the Canon C100 has a quite high effective megapixels (image) compared to most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder. Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera the effective megapixels (image) range from 2.2MP to 8.3MP.

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9.84 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 9.84 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon C100 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than a year.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Canon C100 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon C100 has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon C100 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Canon C100 has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Canon C100 features USB connectivity. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also feature USB connectivity.

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Still Image

Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Canon C100 has a continuous shooting mode. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera also have a continuous shooting mode.

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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 best maximum image resolution of all camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder is 6048 x 3400 pixels and the worst is 2304 x 1296 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

Camcorders of this type and age have weights of between 50g and 1.2kg. When compared to other camcorders that were released one year ago, the Canon C100's weight of 1.1 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

At only 0.25 lux, the Canon C100 has a quite small minimum illumination compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder. The average minimum illumination of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder is 2.6lx.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04549292027846, 04549292032284, 04549292032307

Canon C100 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon C100 review we compared this camcorder to 576 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 138,553 product attributes, 23,579 camcorder reviews and 1,695,800 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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