Canon VIXIA HF R700 Black

MPN: 1238C001  |  EAN: 0660685150508  |  Model: VIXIA HF R700

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Canon VIXIA HF R700 Black - 1238C001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Very Good
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

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

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Canon VIXIA HF R700 will satisfy your needs..


Video Scenarios

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.

The Canon VIXIA HF R700, 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 R700 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 (2.92 x 2.16 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

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

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the VIXIA HF R700 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Canon VIXIA HF R700 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

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.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Canon is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the VIXIA HF R700 is a breeze.

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 R700 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.


It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Whether you're a new parent, online vlogger or aspiring film director, the Canon VIXIA HF R700 is the perfect handheld camcorder for anyone looking for great-quality results, done simply. The 3.28MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor work together to deliver high-resolution video in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second. This ensures that your footage will appear clear, rich and detailed, even when played back on a large HDTV through the HDMI port. No matter what situation you're in, your creative flexibility is able to reach new heights with the 57x Optical Zoom that allows you to capture the action from distance during life's spontaneous moments. Building on this, the SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer ensures that your footage remains rock steady at all times. Even first-time videographers will appreciate the 3-inch touch panel that's equipped with an easy-to-use interface. Moreover, the LCD screen is viewable wherever your moviemaking takes you, even outdoors in the sun.

Technical Specifications

Canon VIXIA HF R700 Black - 1238C001 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) -5 - 45 °F
Product Colour Black
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Minimum Illumination 0.4 lx
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
White Balance Auto, Custom modes, Daylight, Tungsten
Auto Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01 m
Light Exposure
Manual Exposure Yes
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Speed (photo) 1/500 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution 35 Mbit/s
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Shutter Speed (video) 1/2000 s
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Audio System Dolby Digital 2.0
Headphone Output Type 3.5 mm
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Port - Size 3.5 mm
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
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder Type Not available
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 Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 3.28 MP
Technical Details
Image Stabilizer Type Hybrid
Other Features
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07 MP
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Composite Video Out 1
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connectivity Yes
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included HDMI, USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 116 mm
Height 58 mm
Weight 240 g
Width 53 mm
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 60 %