Video Performance* (10.75)*
The Canon HV30 is equipped with a 1/2.7-inch CMOS sensor with a gross pixel count of 2,960,000 (effective pixel count 2,070,000 in 16:9 and 1,550,000 in 4:3). Processing is done by the DigicDV II processor. This is the same system as most of their high definition line, including the HV20, the HV10, the HG10, and the HR10. On the whole, Canon enjoyed a banner year in 2007.