Canon Vixia HF S20 Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    8.59 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    6.01 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    3.31 Megapixel
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    8.59 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Zoom
    15 x
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP, XP+
  • 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
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-4
  • 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
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-4
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Neutral, 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, underwater, fireworks, low light, night scene, 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, manual, shutter-priority, shutter-priority
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
  • 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, manual, shutter-priority, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, underwater, fireworks, low light, night scene, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Neutral, 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

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 6.4 - 64 mm - f/1.8-3.0
  • 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, built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.2
  • Optical Zoom
    15 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    6.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    61.5 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, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

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, contrast control, YouTube capture mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, face detection, built-in speaker, contrast control, progressive scanning, saturation control, 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, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, brightness control
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, USB 2.0 compatibility, contrast control, YouTube capture mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, face detection, built-in speaker, contrast control, progressive scanning, saturation control, 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, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, brightness control
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video cable, power adapter, wrist strap

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    211,000 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
  • Video Recording Modes
    FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP, XP+
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    64 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    64 GB
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 2304 x 1296
    JPEG 2100 x 1575
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480

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, wrist strap

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
    211,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Colour Support
    color

Physical Characteristics

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon