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Canon Vixia HF G20

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Canon Vixia HF G20

Canon Vixia HF G20
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Canon Vixia HF G20 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon Vixia HF G20 number 338 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
3 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report good product quality.
This Canon camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in microphone
Very small total megapixels
Heavier than average

Canon Vixia HF G20 Video Reviews

Canon Vixia HF G20 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 2,442 user and expert reviews (including 492 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon Vixia HF G20 was good quality.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Canon video camera has been on the market since April 2013.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Vixia HF G20's total megapixels of only 2.37MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 14% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Vixia HF G20 of 10x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 36% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Vixia HF G20 of 0.333" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 53% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the Vixia HF G20 of 620g is heavier than 78% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Vixia HF G20 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of video cameras have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon Vixia HF G20's digital zoom of 200x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 51% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Vixia HF G20 of 3.5" is larger than 85% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Vixia HF G20 does not support HDMI, unlike most other camcorders. 70% of camcorders support HDMI.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Vixia HF G20's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 75% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Vixia HF G20 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

The Vixia HF G20 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The Vixia HF G20's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 78% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Canon Vixia HF G20 of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 79% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Vixia HF G20 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

Camcorders have video recording times of between 0.67h and 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The Vixia HF G20's video recording time of 12.4h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 24% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8063b002

Barcodes:

00013803206432, 00138032064322

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