VIXIA HF G20

High Definition Camcorders
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Item Code: 8063B002
Estimated Retail Price: $1,099.99

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Television SystemNTSC
Video Recording systemMPEG4-AVC / H.264
Image Sensor1/3-inch HD CMOS Pro, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total PixelsApprox. 2.37 Megapixels
Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Maximum recording Time

32GB internal flash drive in AVCHD:*
LP (1440 x 1080) 12 hours 15 minutes**
SP (1440 x 1080) 9 hours 35 minutes**
XP+ (1440 x 1080) 5 hours 45 minutes**
FXP (1920 x 1080) 4 hours 10 minutes**
MXP (1920 x 1080) 2 hours 55 minutes**

* When recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop and then start.
** Variable bit rate

LensZoom Ratio: 10x Optical/40x/200x Digital (Movie mode only)
Focal Length: 4.25-42.5mm (35mm equivalent 30.4-304mm)
Zoom Speed: Variable, Constant: Fast, Normal, Slow (16 steps in each mode)
Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-2.8
Focusing SystemInstant AF, Medium AF, Face Priority AF, TTL (through the lens)
Manual ExposureYes
Programmed AESmart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M (Manual exposure), SCN, Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night Scene, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter SpeedMovie: 1/2000 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance20mm (wide) / 60cm (across the entire zoom range)
White BalanceAuto, Set 1, Set 2, Custom (2,000K to 15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Frame RateNTSC:
PF24*, PF30*, 60i, 24P (24 progressive recording)
*60i recording
Minimum IlluminationNTSC Auto mode 1.2 lux (with auto slow shutter selected - shutter speed 1/30 sec.)
Low Light mode: 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image StabilizationDynamic SuperRange Optical (lens shift), Standard SuperRange Optical (lens shift), Powered IS, Intelligent IS

Intelligent IS in Auto mode:

Dynamic IS (default)
Powered IS
Macro IS
Tripod Mode

IS Modes other than Intelligent IS; Dynamic IS and Powered IS settings can be selected:

Standard IS
IS Off

Filter Diameter58mm
Viewfinder.24-inch, color widescreen viewfinder
(Approx. 260,000 dots; Approx. 100% field of view)
LCD Screen3.5-inch Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 922,000 dots)
Recording MediaBuilt-in 32 GB memory and 2 additional SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots

*Use of Class 4 or above (4, 6 or 10) memory cards is recommended for recording MXP or FXP (1920 x 1080 pixel recording) movies. For other recording formats, a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Also, movie recording requires cards with 128MB of memory or more.
USB Terminalmini-B: Hi-Speed USB supported
Video TerminalComponent (output), Composite (output)
AudioAVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital 2 Channel (AC3); 5.1 Channel (with optional Canon SM-V1 5.1-Channel Surround Microphone)
Accessory ShoeMini Advanced Accessory Shoe
Supplied Video Editing SoftwarePixela Video Browser / Network Utility Disc
Canon ImageBrowser EX Disc
HDMI TerminalAvailable; mini connector (output only)
Microphone Terminal3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Operating Temperature range23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C); 60% relative humidity / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C); 85% relative humidity (performance)
Dimensions(W x H x D) 3.0 x 3.1 x 6.3-inch (77 x 78 x 161mm). Excluding lens hood and grip belt.
WeightApprox. 1.3 lb. / 575g (including lens hood and grip belt)
Approx. 1.4 lb. / 620g (Including Battery BP-808, memory card (x1), lens hood and grip belt)