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Canon Vixia HF G10 Camcorder Review

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

$1,299.99 MSRP
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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.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color & Noise Performance
  4. Motion & Sharpness Performance
  5. Low Light Performance
  6. Compression & Media
  7. Manual Controls
  8. Still Features
  9. Handling & Use
  10. Playback & Connectivity
  11. Audio & Other Features
  12. Canon HF S21 Comparison
  13. Sony HDR-CX550V Comparison
  14. Panasonic HDC-TM700 Comparison
  15. Conclusion