Canon VIXIA HF R80

MPN: 1959C001  |  EAN: 0013803288513  |  Model: VIXIA HF R80

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Canon VIXIA HF R80 - 1959C001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Very Good
Landscape Photography
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
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

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Canon VIXIA HF R80 will satisfy your needs.

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 R80 will satisfy your needs..


When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Canon with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!

As a professional, you definitely won't be compromising on the video capabilities available on the Canon VIXIA HF R80. There are a wide variety of options to calibrate on this camera, offering you the opportunity to showcase your talents or keep clients coming back for more.

Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Canon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

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 R80 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 2.92 X 2.16 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

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

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 R80 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 R80.

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.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Canon is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.


Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the VIXIA HF R80 fits the bill.

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Product Description

Designed with convenience and flexibility in mind, the Canon VIXIA HF R80 is ready for life's unforgettable moments at a moment's notice. Whether you're travelling internationally or enjoying family outings, you'll certainly appreciate the slender and compact body that's easy to carry bring around. This handheld camera is able to capture videos in full HD resolution so you can enjoy those memories in lifelike detail and dazzling colour. The VIXIA HF R80 also boasts Canon's impressive 57x Advanced Zoom that allows you to capture every moment at long-range distances. Whether you're walking or zooming in from afar, the outstanding SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer drastically reduces shaky and unsteady footage. Outfitted with its own 16GB of internal memory, the camera can supports up to 6 hours of recording time. The 3-inch LCD display features touch capabilities and an easy-to-use interface for adjusting your settings on-the-go. Using the free Camera Connect app, you're able to record remotely from your compatible smart device and upload them directly to share with family and friends.

Technical Specifications

Canon VIXIA HF R80 - 1959C001 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
Slow-Mo Capable 1
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 16 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
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
Wi-Fi Yes
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 240 g
Width 53 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 60 %