Canon VIXIA HF R800 Black

MPN: 1960C002  |  EAN: 0013803288520  |  Model: VIXIA HF R800

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as at 12 Jun 19 | 6:10 AM CET



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Canon VIXIA HF R800 Black - 1960C002 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Event Videos
Home Videos
Low-light Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Events Photography
Underwater Photography
Landscape Photography
High FPS Videos
Regular Looks
Camera Body with Lens
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

With its primary focus on video, the Camcorder offers you a device that you can fully rely on when it comes to extensive video recording sessions in a variety of scenarios.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Canon device works!

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Canon device is a very good option!

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The VIXIA HF R800 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Working at the highest standards of videography, you'll want full control of every aspect of this vital tool. This camera from Canon, provides fully manual settings from your focusing ring to your aperture dilation.

If you're particular about getting the precise white balance or depth of field in a video you're recording, then you won't be looking to settle for anything ordinary. By purchasing the Canon VIXIA HF R800, you will acquire a device that comes with an exhaustive set of options that you can tweak to your heart's content. 

Video Scenarios

The Canon VIXIA HF R800, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon VIXIA HF R800 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (2.92 X 2.16 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. 

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Canon VIXIA HF R800 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the VIXIA HF R800.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Canon, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 2.92 X 2.16 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Canon VIXIA HF R800 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.


When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the VIXIA HF R800 is a safe bet.

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Product Description

Lightweight yet capable, the Canon VIXIA HF R800 is the handheld camcorder that's easy to use and bring with you. Equipped with Canon's advanced HD CMOS Image sensor, this camera is able to capture precious memories in full HD quality with natural colour, even in low light. Whether it's candid family videos or animals in the wild, the impressive 57x Advanced Zoom range ensures that you won't miss any of the action from afar. What's more is that the outstanding SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer actively works to correct camera shake, so the result is sharp and steady from long distances and while walking. You'll certainly appreciate the build-in LCD display that effortlessly flips out from the compact body for convenient playback, whereas MP4 files are made ready-to-go directly to social media networks and video hosting sites without the need for format conversion. Between family vacations and formal events, the slender body frame makes it easy to keep the Canon VIXIA HF R800 by your side at all times.

Technical Specifications

Canon VIXIA HF R800 Black - 1960C002 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Camera Type Camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) -5 - 45 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) f/1.8 - f/4.5
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Minimum Illumination 0.4 lx
Scene Modes Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset Scene, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Scene Modes Present Yes
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Manual, Tungsten
Auto Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01 m
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range 0.5 m
Manual Focus Yes
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes Manual
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter Speed (photo) 1/500 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDXC, SDHC
Capture Modes FXP, LP, MXP
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Shutter Speed (video) 1/2000 s
Video Formats Supported MPEG-4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio System Dolby Digital
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 1140 x
Filter Size 43 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 38.5 - 1232 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 2.8 - 89.6 mm
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1853 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32.5 mm
Optical Zoom 32 x
Camcorder Tape Type N
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc Types Supported N
Internal Storage Capacity 32 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.07 MP
Image Sensor Size 1/4.85
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 2.92 X 2.16 mm
Optical Sensor Size 1/4.85 "
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 3.28 MP
Other Features
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07 MP
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Composite Video Out 1
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Mini
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Mini-usb
USB Version 2.0
Battery Capacity 2760 mAh
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours) 9.7 Wh
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BP-727
Video Recording Time 17.33 min
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included HDMI, USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 116 mm
Height 58 mm
Weight 235 g
Width 53 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 60 %