Canon VIXIA HF S10 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom, 200x Digital Zoom, 2.7" Color LCD Display

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The Canon VIXIA HF S10 delivers brilliant video and photos through a new Canon exclusive 8.59 Megapixel CMOS image sensor and the latest version of the advanced image processor, DIGIC DV III. It combines lightweight, compact size and the ease and convenience of Flash Memory.

The VIXIA HF S10 allows you to record at up to 24Mbps, the highest bit rate in AVCHD format, for the highest quality image. The VIXIA HF S10's Canon Exclusive features - such as the Genuine Canon 10x HD video lens, sophisticated Genuine Canon Face Detection capability, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization and a host of new control and creative options - makes the Flash Memory camcorder unmistakably Canon.

Key Features

  • Dual Flash Memory: 32GB Internal Flash Drive & SDHC card slot
  • The VIXIA HF S10 comes with an outstanding High Definition video lens - a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens. It's the lens you need to record long shots of your child on the soccer field, wide shots of beautiful landscapes and everything in-between.
  • A built-in 1.7x Digital Tele-converter provides an extended telephoto range, while still retaining the renowned Canon image quality.
  • The VIXIA HF S10 captures 1920 x 1080 High Definition video through its Canon designed and manufactured 1/2.6" 8.59 Megapixel HD CMOS image sensor, similar to the CMOS image sensors in Canon's EOS Series Digital SLR cameras.
  • DIGIC DV III is Canon's most advanced HD image processor which delivers enhanced image quality, true color production for both video and photos and a sophisticated noise reduction system for exceptional low-light performance.
  • The Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor allows continuous shooting of digital photos with the VIXIA HF S10. You can also enjoy faster processing of your images to your memory card (1.4x normal card; 2.5x Hi Speed card). In addition, it helps lower power consumption for longer battery life.
  • The Canon VIXIA HF S10 not only captures images in Full HD, but records and outputs at 1920 x 1080 as well, so you get Full HD from lens to screen. With the advanced codec in the VIXIA HF S10, you can also record at the highest AVCHD bitrate of 24Mbps.
  • The 24Mbps recording capability of the VIXIA HF S10 gives you the highest quality AVCHD video possible. Video shot by the VIXIA HF S10 of fast-moving sporting events, multi-color butterflies on a variegated leaf or the shading of a brilliant sunset will be remarkable.
  • Canon's innovative SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization combines gyro and image-sensors to give image stabilization through a wider range of camera motions.
  • The VIXIA HF S10 camcorder features Canon's revolutionary Instant AF focusing system which offers a dramatic improvement in auto focus speed and accuracy (compared to traditional auto focus systems).
  • The Instant AF feature uses an external sensor, in combination with Canon's auto focus system, to help significantly decrease the time it takes to find focus, even in low light conditions.
  • With Face Detection technology, up to 35 faces can be detected automatically and 9 detection frames can be displayed at one time. Genuine Canon Face Detection ensures razor-sharp focus and natural, accurate exposure of the chosen subjects.
  • The VIXIA HF S10 has an Advanced AE System inspired by Canon's EOS DSLR cameras. It's designed to provide the most accurate exposure settings in a wide variety of lighting conditions.
  • This enhanced Auto Exposure system, together with Face Detection and DIGIC DV III captures an expanded dynamic range, optimizing brightness to avoid overexposure, while still preserving important shadow detail.
  • 24p Cinema Mode enables all aspiring moviemakers to achieve a professional "film-look." You can change the camcorder's frame capture rate to 24p (recorded at 60i), which provides the appearance of the same frame rate as movie film.
  • The VIXIA HF S10 boasts Simultaneous Photo Shooting, allowing you to capture crisp 6.0 Megapixel photos and video at the same time.
  • The VIXIA HF S10's Grid Marker feature lets you compose your shot accurately, according to the grid on your LCD screen. You can even choose from two different colors for the grid.
  • The 2.7" Multi-Angle Vivid Widescreen LCD on the VIXIA HF S10 lets you see more of what your camcorder is recording. Using a hard coat Anti-Reflection surface and improved color reproduction, the scene in the viewfinder is a more accurate indication of what you're capturing in the camcorder.
  • The Video Snapshot Mode of the VIXIA HF S10 will let you shoot short movie clips in the same way you've shot snapshots with your still camera.
  • The Canon VIXIA HF S10 High Definition Camcorder is bundled with a powerful software suite, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE. You can easily perform a variety of functions, including AVCHD Editing in which you can trim, reorder and combine scenes, as well as add music, titles and transitions.
  • The Built-in Electronic Lens Cover means you never have to go looking for your lens cover again. Turn your camcorder on and the lens cover automatically opens. Turn it off and the cover closes.
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Terminal for ultra-fast transfer of movies and photos.
  • Compatible Optional Accessories available including the Wide Converter WD-H58, Tele Converter TL-H58, Video Flash Light VFL-2 and High Capacity Battery Pack BP-827.
  • Wireless Remote Control lets you operate your VIXIA HF S10 from a distance, so you don't have to be left out of the picture.

Technical Specs

Standard Definition or High Definition High Definition
Television System NTSC
Video Recording system MPEG4-AVC / H.264
Image Sensor 1/2.6" CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels Approx. 8.59 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Video: Approx. 6.01 Megapixels
(3264 x 1840) / Still Image: 16:9: Approx. 6.01 Megapixels
(3264 x 1840), 4:3 Approx. 8.02 Megapixels (3264 x 2456)
Maximum recording time 32GB internal Flash drive
LP (5 Mbps) 12 hours 15 minutes
SP (7 Mbps) 9 hours 35 minutes
XP+ (12 Mbps) 5 hours 45 minutes
FXP (17 Mbps) 4 hours 10 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
MXP (24 Mbps) 2 hours 55 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
Zoom Ratio 10x Optical/200x Digital
Focal Length f=6.4- 64mm (35mm equivalent: 43.5 - 435mm)
Zoom Speed Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop f/1.8-3.0
Focusing System Instant AF, Face Priority AF, TTL (through the lens)
Manual Exposure Yes
Programmed AE AUTO, P, Av, TV, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter Speed Movie: 1/2000
Still image: 1/500
Minimum Focusing Distance 10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Frame Rate 60i, 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)
Minimum Illumination 0.3 lx (Night mode)
Image Stabilization SuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Filter Diameter 58mm
LCD Screen 2.7" Multi-Angle Vivid widescreen color LCD (Approx. 211,000 dots)
Flash Built-in
Recording Media Internal Flash Drive (32GB) or SDHC Memory Card
USB Terminal USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminal Component (output), composite (output)
Audio Dolby Digital 2 channels (AC-3 2 ch)
Accessory Shoe Mini Advanced
Supplied Video Editing Software Pixela ImageMixer 3SE
HDMI Terminal HDMI Mini Connector (output), CEC and x.v. Color
Microphone Terminal 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal 3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Dimensions (W X H X D) 2.8" x 2.7" x 5.4" (70 x 69 x 136mm)
Weight 15.9 oz. (450g) (not including lens and battery pack)
Weight (fully loaded) 1.1 lb. (500g)
Warranty Canon 1 year parts and labor limited warranty
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