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Looking to buy camcorder - similar to Canon Vixia HF S100

by AM709 / February 13, 2010 4:17 PM PST

I would get the hf s100 except for the lack of an EVF. I really like the large optical sensor on these models and how well they perform in low light. I need the camera to use SDHC, to record in HD, have IS - preferably with a larger than 1/4 sensor, and an EVF if possible. The HF S100 is perfect except for the lack of the EVF. Any suggestions? Anyone know if Canon is coming out with a next gen version that will have EVF?

I'll need to make a purchase by early April.

Thanks!

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by chickenorfish / February 14, 2010 12:41 AM PST

yes the new hf s21 does have an evf

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by chickenorfish / February 14, 2010 12:44 AM PST
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the new sony cx550 and xr550 have evf and record to sdhc too fwiw. i think they have better low light and better ois

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