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Canon EOS C100 Camcorder

£4,299.00
£1,999.00 £2,300.00 cheaper than 74 days ago
8.29MP 4/3 1kg Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Canon has good reviews for its video cameras
Has an interchangeable lens
Only 4/3" optical sensor size
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Reviews

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 1,849 expert and user 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 within its medium total megapixels camcorders range. 80% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Price Has Gone Down by £2,300 (54%)

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Not Cheap

The cheapeast similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years that we found costs £24 and the most expensive costs £4,074. We think that this video camera looks expensive for a medium total megapixels video camera that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since July 2013.


Lens System

Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Canon EOS C100 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder do not have an interchangeable lens.

There are a number of other camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens which you might want to look at including the JVC GY-HMQ10 (£2,394).

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the EOS C100 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera. Similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1.5" and 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

Alternative 3.5" screen size video cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic AG-AC90 (£1,418.95) which is cheaper.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The EOS C100 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other video cameras which support HDMI currently available including cheaper video cameras such as the Panasonic AG-AC90 (£1,418.95).

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Has a Headphone Outputs

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

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Has a DC-In Jack

The EOS C100 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder also have a DC-in jack.

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Image Sensor

Only 4/3" Optical Sensor Size

The Canon EOS C100 has a maximum optical sensor size of 4/3". That's 20% less optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1".

This camcorder's optical sensor size (4/3") is actually the worst optical sensor size amongst all medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

The best optical sensor size amongst similar types of camcorder is 1/2".

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Very High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder is 0.49MP and the highest is 10MP. When compared to other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago, the effective megapixels (movie) of the EOS C100 of 9.84 megapixels is one of the highest.

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8.29 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is an 8.29 megapixels sensor camcorder.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon EOS C100 is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other Full HD video cameras currently available including the Panasonic AG-AC90 (£1,418.95) which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a camcorder that is Full HD then you might want to consider the JVC GY-HMQ10 (£2,394).

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HD-Ready

The EOS C100 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

The EOS C100 is a two memory slots video camera.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

Like most of the other video cameras of this type and age, the EOS C100 does not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon EOS C100 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in flash.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The average weight of video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera is 370g, and the weights range from 50g to 2.8kg. At 1 kilogram, the Canon EOS C100 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.

Other video cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic AG-AC90 (£1,418.95) (1.8kg and cheaper).

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Viewfinder

Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The EOS C100 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes (only 0.24 inches) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.24" to 1.8".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0202c002iv, canon 0202c029, canon 6340b002, canon 7428b002, canon c100mk, canon c100dp, dm 7428b002
Barcodes 00013803244465, 00616348040709, 00617689592056, 00617689596467, 00636983057115, 00660685154735, 00704660944307, 04960999846293, 08714574625270

Canon EOS C100 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon EOS 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 139,287 product attributes, 24,577 camcorder reviews and 2,150,700 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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