57x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer helps provide outstanding, steady video.
Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor.
DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution and helps provide exceptional imaging performance.
Record Full HD video directly to a removable SD memory card.
1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) for high quality capture of moving subjects.
3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD offers fast, easy and intuitive controls.
Advanced Baby Mode selects the optimal camcorder settings for capturing your baby's daily growth with ease.
High capacity battery pack helps ensure extended shooting time so you can capture important moments.
Intelligent IS automatically chooses from four different modes to help optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.
Audio Scene Select enables easy operation and setup for outstanding audio.
Smart AUTO helps make shooting great videos easy.
Seven Cinema-Look Filter effects give video a cinematic feel and can be applied during or after shooting for your convenience.
Main Unit Specs
|Standard Definition or High Definition||High Definition|
|Video Recording system||AVCHD/MPEG-4|
|Image Sensor||1/4.85-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 3.28 Megapixels|
|Effective Pixels||Video: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)|
Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
|Maximum recording Time|
32GB SD Memory Card in AVCHD:*
32GB SD Memory Card in MP4:
* When recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop and then start.
|Lens||Zoom Ratio: 57x Advanced*/32x Optical/1140x Digital|
*Manual mode/Cinema Mode only
Focal Length: 2.8-89.6mm
35mm Film Equivalent:: Optical Zoom: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom Off: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom On: 32.5-1853mm
Zoom Speed: Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds; Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-4.5
|Focusing System||TTL (Through The Lens)|
|Programmed AE||Smart Auto, Manual Mode*1, Cinema Mode*2, Baby Mode, *1P, SCN*3, *2Cinema Standard, Vivid, Cool, Nostalgia, Sepia, Old Movies, Dramatic B&W,*3Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks|
|Max Shutter Speed||Movie: 1/2000 sec.|
Still Image: 1/500 sec.
|Minimum Focusing Distance||Auto mode: 10mm (AF linkage: WIDE end), 1m in intermediate zoom range, approx. 50 cm at TELE end|
All other modes: 10mm (WIDE end), 1m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens). However, approx. 50cm at tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end)
|White Balance||Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual|
|Minimum Illumination||NTSC: 5 lux|
Low Light mode: 0.4 lux
|Image Stabilization||Optical System (Lens-shift system) + electronic stabilization|
Intelligent IS in Auto/Baby mode:
Dynamic IS (default)
IS Modes other than Intelligent IS; Dynamic IS and Powered IS settings can be made manually in Manual*1/Cinema Mode:
*Angle detection and sensor-based movement vector detection (hybrid supported)
|Filter Diameter||Not Supported|
|LCD Screen||3.0-inch Capacitive Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)|
|Recording Media||1 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot|
*Use of Class 4 or above (4, 6 or 10) memory cards is recommended for recording MXP or FXP (1920 x 1080 pixel recording) movies. For other recording formats, a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Also, movie (AVCHD/MP4) recording requires cards with 128MB of memory or more.
|USB Terminal||mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported|
|Video Terminal||Composite (output)|
|Audio||AVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel)|
MP4 Satisfied: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2 Channel)
Sampling Frequency: 48 KHz
|Accessory Shoe||Not Available|
|Supplied Video Editing Software||Not Available|
|HDMI Terminal||Available; mini connector (output only)|
|Microphone Terminal||3.5 mm diameter stereo mini-jack|
|AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal||3.5mm diameter 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)|
|Operating Temperature range||23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C); 60% relative humidity / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C); 85% relative humidity (performance)|
|Dimensions||2.1 x 2.2 x 4.6 in. / 53 x 57 x 116mm (Not including grip belt)|
|Weight||Approx. 8.3 oz. / 235g (Body, not including grip belt) Approx. 10.1 oz. / 285g (Including Battery BP-718, memory card and grip belt)|