Canon Vixia HF S20 Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    8.59 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    6.01 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    8.02 Megapixel
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    8.59 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.6"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black & white fader, sepia fader, wipe fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Features
    SMPTE Color Bars, zebra pattern
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Total Pixels
    8.59 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.6"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Skin Detail, Soft, Vivid
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Faders
    black & white fader, sepia fader, wipe fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, low light, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, low light, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Skin Detail, Soft, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 EV step

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    43.5 - 435mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.0
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    6.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    64 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    43.5 - 435mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    24p Cinema Mode, USB 2.0 compatibility, Video Snapshot mode, YouTube capture mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, brightness control, built-in speaker, contrast control, digital tele-converter, direct print, 5.1 channel surround sound ready, display brightness control, face detection, face-priority AF function, histogram display, progressive scanning, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording, HD-to-SD downconversion, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, Relay Recording, Scene Detection Technology, Touch & Track technology
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, USB 2.0 compatibility, Video Snapshot mode, YouTube capture mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, brightness control, built-in speaker, contrast control, digital tele-converter, direct print, 5.1 channel surround sound ready, display brightness control, face detection, face-priority AF function, histogram display, progressive scanning, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording, HD-to-SD downconversion, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, Relay Recording, Scene Detection Technology, Touch & Track technology
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video cable, power adapter

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.27 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Type
    3.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    922,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    64 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    64 GB

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video cable, power adapter

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-808
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3 in
  • Depth
    5.8 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    16.6 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Display Format
    922,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    3 in
  • Depth
    5.8 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    16.6 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon