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• Record up to 1920 x 1080/60p Video
• Canon 3.28MP Full HD CMOS Sensor
• DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
• Internal 16GB Flash Memory
• 32x Optical Zoom
• 57x Advanced Zoom & SuperRange O.I.S.
• Slow and Fast Motion Recording
• Capacitive 3" LCD Touch Panel Display
• Highlight Priority Mode
• Backlight Compensation
• Live Streaming to iOS & Android Devices

Don't let the budget friendly price fool you. Whether you're just getting into outdoor videography, or looking for a clean and crisp 2nd camera angle, the Canon VIXIA HF R80 is perfect. This little powerhouse is full of professional features, and its stunning HD image quality will blow your friends away! Introduced with the HF R800, backlight correction within the Highlight Priority mode for brighter images. The backlight correction analyzes the incoming video signal and recognizes your subject within the frame, and will expose for the subject, rather than an overexposed backlit background. This way if the sun is behind your subject, you can still get a vibrant image. What does this camera have over the Canon HFR800? It has built-in 16gb internal memory and the capability to use your IOS or Android device for a remote as well as live streaming.

For all day hunts, you can throw in a couple of  64GB card and film for nearly 12 hours! And, if you throw a couple extra BP-727 batteries, you'll have plenty of power to film that recovery after dark.

The Canon VIXIA HF R80 has a 32x optical zoom that will bring that buck in close, and with the superb optical quality of Canon's lens, he'll look just as good 200 yards out as he will on your wall. For those times when you really need to draw him in, you can use the 57x advanced optical zoom. Normally reserved for high end production cameras, this type of telephoto capability is rarely found on smaller cameras! And with the Intelligent Image Stabilization, the guys back at camp will never know how much you were shaking when your son pulled the trigger!


Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity lets you share your HD video with friends and family anytime, anywhere. Connect with your iOS or Android mobile devices using the free Canon Window app to easily transfer and then share your videos and photos to social networking sites. With Live Streaming support, you can also record and view live video on your compatible Android or iOS device and even control your camcorder from a remote location.

Designed with outdoor videographers in mind, the camcorder also comes with a high quality microphone input. This connection makes it possible to get even better audio with a Rode VideoMic mounted to the camera using the Wrap Around Mount for the Canon HF Series Cameras (not included). And, if you plug in a good set of headphones, you may even hear that bruiser coming before you see him!

After the hunt's over, insert your SDHC card into your computer. A little basic editing with a user-friendly software and you're ready to show the world through Facebook, Youtube, or even DVD. Recording and sharing your adventures has never been easier.

3.28MP Full HD CMOS Image Sensor
This model is equipped with a 3.28MP Full HD CMOS image sensor that supports 1920 x 1080 resolution video capture. Canon's high-resolution HD CMOS sensor features extra sensitivity that delivers lifelike Full HD video with natural color, even in low light. On-chip noise reduction supports clarity in every frame, which means your video and photos will be vivid, clear, even when played back on a large HDTV.

DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
This camcorder incorporates an advanced Canon HD the DIGIC DV 4 image processor for enhanced imaging performance. The increased processing power also lets you record in both AVCHD and the web-friendly MP4 formats simultaneously when using the camcorder's Dual Recording function. It enables the built-in transcoding from AVCHD to MP4 as well.

Internal 16GB Flash Memory & SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
The camcorder's internal 16GB flash memory holds up to 6 hours of HD video. With no moving parts, flash memory technology can withstand camcorder jolts and drops. You can also record to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, making it easy to share your video with friends and family.

Slow & Fast Motion Recording
Record fast motion at up to 1200x and slow motion at 1/2x for increased creative possibilities.

Built-In Wi-Fi / NFC
Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity lets you share your HD video with friends and family anytime, anywhere. Connect with your iOS or Android mobile devices using the free Canon Window app to easily transfer and then share your videos and photos to social networking sites. With Live Streaming support, you can also record and view live video on your compatible Android or iOS device and even control your camcorder from a remote location.

Compatibility with Optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table
The camcorder is compatible with optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table accessory. With your Wi-Fi-enabled camcorder mounted on the CT-V1, you can remotely pan the camcorder up to 200° from a compatible iOS or Android device.

Powerful 57x Advanced Zoom
Thanks to an impressive 57x Advanced Zoom range, long-range shooting is not a problem. You'll be able to create videos with dynamic variety, and you'll be less likely to disrupt the action you're shooting. The Advanced Zoom works well for a variety of situations including formal ceremonies, recording animals in the wild, candid family videos and more. The Advanced Zoom is available in manual mode and has been achieved with more efficient use of the effective imaging area. It takes the camcorder's focal length from 32.5mm all the way to 1853mm (35mm equivalent), which provides extraordinary flexibility in shooting.

SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
Canon's sophisticated SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer corrects camera shake instantly, so even handheld video taken at long focal lengths is sharp and steady. Providing continuous adjustment throughout the entire zoom range to correct a broad range of motion (with extra compensation applied at wide-angle focal lengths), the Dynamic Image Stabilization system on this camcorder stabilizes rotational camera shake. Controlling horizontal, vertical and roll axis rotational camera shake ensures smooth, distortion-free video, even when you're walking while shooting.

Highlight Priority Mode
The Highlight Priority Mode is a gamma setting that gives an HDR-like quality to your video. By reducing the mid- to high-brightness compression of the standard gamma mode, the Highlight Priority mode helps to prevent loss of detail in high brightness areas. Highlight Priority mode in the HF R80 is bolstered by backlight correction which delivers a correctly exposed image, even with a bright background. Designed for display on a bright LCD TV, videos captured in Highlight Priority mode should be shown at a high brightness setting to help ensure accurate portrayal of the effect.

Capacitive 3" Touch Panel LCD
A capacitive 3" touch panel LCD screen that makes recording and other operations easy. Open the panel and the power is on. A gentle touch activates the display's intuitive functions. Choose a focal point, track moving subjects, control exposure for selected areas, and operate camcorder controls from the screen, all with a touch. In addition, the easy-to-use user interface makes your shooting experience simpler. The Home button is on the menu screen, and provides quick access to all functions. Clear explanations for key settings pop up when selecting shooting modes and recording formats, so you can be confident in the decisions you make.

Framing Assistance Function
When you're shooting at the long end of the zoom and you've lost your subject, simply press the Framing Assistance icon on the touchscreen and the zoom magnification will automatically decrease, making it easy for you to locate the subject and zoom in on it again.

File Lock Function
With one simple setting, you can keep your videos safe from any accidental operational errors. The File Lock function disables deletion, dividing, trimming, copying, MP4 conversion, and thumbnail changes with a touch, giving you peace of mind when children or others use your camcorder.

Camera Window Software
Camera Window software is available as a downloadable application. The software makes it easy to import MP4 and JPEG files from your VIXIA camcorder to a PC or Mac, where they can be shared and edited.

• Canon VIXIA HF R80 Camcorder • BP-727 High Capacity Intelligent Battery Pack • 6' HDMI Male to Mini HDMI Male Cable (Ver. 1.3) • CA-110 Compact AC Power Adapter & Charger • IFC-300PC Interface Cable • Limited 1-Year Warranty


Sensor 3.28 Megapixel 1/4.85" CMOS
Focal Length 2.8 - 89.6 mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 38.5 - 1232 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Optical Zoom (Advanced Zoom Off)
32.5 - 1853 Advanced Zoom On
Zoom Optical: 32x
Advanced (Optical): 57x
Filter Size 43mm
Effective Pixels 2,070,000 - 1080 @ Video 16:9
2,070,000 @ Photo 16:9
Maximum Aperture f/ 1.8 - f/ 4.5
Focusing Distance 0.4" / 1.0 cm
System NTSC
Recording Media 1 Internal Flash Memory (16GB Max)
1 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot
Video Format High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 59.94 fps (35 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps (24 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps (17 Mbps)
1280 x 720p (4 Mbps)
Audio 2.0- Channel Stereo
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 2.07 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080
Display Type LCD
Screen Size 3.0"
Touchscreen Yes
Pixel Count 230,000
Image Stabilization Optical & Digital
LUX 5.0 (Regular Mode)
0.4 (Low Light Mode)
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Built-in Light/Flash Light: No
Flash: No
Accessory Shoe None
Get the Wrap Around Mount for HF Series cameras to mount a microphone or video light.
Remote Option NONE
Tripod Mount 1/4"
Scene Modes Preset: Yes
White Balance Modes Auto
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs (1) HDMI C (Mini)
(1) Mini-USB 2.0
(1) A/V 3.5mm mini-jack/headphone terminal
Microphone Input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Languages English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Dutch, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Turkish, Arabic, Czech
System Requirements

XP (SP3), Vista (SP2), 7
Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz Processor or greater

OS X 10.6
Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz Processor or greater

Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
Power Adapter 100-240VAC, 50/60HZ
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.1 x 2.3 x 4.6"
Weight 10.93 oz (camera, battery, memory card, grip belt)
Operating Temperatures 23 - 113 °F (-5 - 45 °C) 60% Relative Humidity
32 - 104 °F (0 - 40 °C) 85% Relative Humidity

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