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Canon Vixia HF G10 Camcorder Review

$1,299.99

Canon's HF G10 ($1499 MSRP) had image sensor surgery—and the decision paid off.

Introduction

With the Vixia HF G10 ($1499 MSRP), Canon's latest flagship camcorder, the company decided to use a completely different image sensor with a smaller amount of pixels. If you check out the results from our performance testing, you'll quickly see the change paid off—particularly in low light situations. The only drawback? The HF G10 cannot capture high-resolution still photos.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color Performance
  4. Low Light Performance
  5. Motion Performance
  6. Sharpness Performance
  7. Sample Videos
  8. Ease of Use
  9. Handling
  10. Controls
  11. Recording Options
  12. Hardware
  13. Other Features
  14. Canon HF S21 Comparison
  15. Panasonic HDC-TM700 Comparison
  16. Sony HDR-CX550V
  17. Conclusion
  18. Photo Gallery