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.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Canon device works!
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Canon VIXIA HF G21 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
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 G21 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Canon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
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 G21 is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size ( mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
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.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the VIXIA HF G21 is a really good choice.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
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 (mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Canon VIXIA HF G21 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the VIXIA HF G21 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the VIXIA HF G21 fits the bill.
Portable and easy to use, the Canon VIXIA HF G21 packs the optical capabilities and advanced features into a simple package. The camera is able to capture video at full HD resolution, while a Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom lens delivers sharp picture from afar. Whether it's formal events or little league games, the camera also features an intelligent stabilization system meant to reduce shake and blur in just about any situation you may find yourself in. Equipped with a circular, eight-blade aperture, this camcorder delivers smooth, rounded highlights in out-of-focus areas. Flipping out from the side of the body, the LCD display features touchscreen capabilities and makes for quick viewing and access to the camera's settings. Elsewhere, the Mini Advanced Shoe enables you to hook up additional accessories, such as a light or microphone, so you can take your video shoots to the next level. If you're a serious filmmaker, the superb Native 24p Progressive Mode matches the frame rate for that traditional film look.
|Camcorder Type||Handheld camcorder|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Minimum Illumination||1 lx|
|Scene Modes||Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Tripod Mounting Supported||Yes|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Shoe Mounting Point Type||Cold|
|Light Exposure Modes||Auto, Manual|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, MP4|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC-LC, LPCM, MP4|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital 2.0|
|Headphone Output Type||3.5|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||400 x|
|Filter Size||58 mm|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||26.8 - 576 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||3.67 - 73.4 mm|
|Maximum Aperture Number||2.8|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||576 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||1.8|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||10 mm|
|Optical Zoom||20 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460000 pixels|
|Viewfinder Resolution||1.56 pixels|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.24 "|
|Effective Megapixels (movie)||2.91 MP|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.8|
|Total Megapixels||3.09 MP|
|Back Light Compensation (BLC)||Yes|
|Image Processor||DIGIC DV IV|
|Lens Cover Included||Yes|
|Effective Megapixels (image)||2.91 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|High Speed Port present||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Life (max)||3.16 h|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Handheld Remote Control||Yes|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 85 %|