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From creative video essays to fun family times and travel memories, the VIXIA HF R700 camcorder can be ideal for families, new parents and anyone looking for great-quality results, done simply. See how the camcorder's remarkable 57x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer free up your creativity and shooting flexibility by helping you capture distant subjects without interrupting the scene, and achieving smooth, steady video throughout the zoom range even if you shoot while walking. Record beautifully detailed Full HD video directly to a convenient removable SD card for quick and easy sharing. Zoom Framing Assist is now available in both Auto and Manual modes to help you keep faraway subjects in view, and the new Highlight Priority Mode helps give your video the same vivid colours seen by the naked eye. Even first-time videographers will find the VIXIA HF R700 camcorder fun and intuitive with a new LCD screen that's clear and bright indoors and out, and a new user interface that incorporates large, simple icons in an easy-to-understand layout. For memorable videos made easy, look to the VIXIA HF R700.

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  • What's in the Box
    • VIXIA HF R700

    • Battery Pack BP-727

    • Compact Power Adapter CA-110

    • Mini-HDMI Cable HTC-100

    • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S

  • Zoom Ratio57x Advanced* / 32x Optical / 1140x Digital *Manual mode/Cinema Mode only
  • Focal Length Range2.8 - 89.6mm
  • Standard Definition or High Definition

    High Definition

  • Recording/Codec


  • Image Sensor

    1/4.85-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Colour Filter

  • Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
    Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
  • Total Pixels

    Approx. 3.28 Megapixels

  • Max. Movie Recording Time

    32GB SD Memory Card in AVCHD*:
    LP (1440 x 1080)**: 12 hrs. 15 min.
    FXP (1920 x 1080)**: 4 hrs. 10 min.
    MXP (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hrs. 55 min.
    NTSC 60p (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hrs. 30 min.

    32GB SD Memory Card in MP4*:
    4 Mbps (1280 x 720)**: 17 hrs. 20 min.
    17 Mbps (1920 x 1080)**: 4 hrs. 10 min.
    24 Mbps (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hrs. 55 min.
    35 Mbps (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hrs.

    * Variable bit rate.
    ** When recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop and then start.

  • LensZoom Ratio: 57x Advanced* / 32x Optical / 1140x Digital *Manual mode/Cinema Mode only 

    Focal Length: 2.8 - 89.6mm

    35mm Film Equivalent: 
    Optical Zoom: Approx. 38.5 - 1232mm
    Advanced Zoom Off: Approx. 38.5 - 1232mm 
    Advanced Zoom On: Approx. 32.5 - 1853mm
    Zoom Speed: Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds 
    Max. F/Stop: f/1.8 - 4.5
  • Focusing System

    TTL (Through The Lens)

  • Max. Shutter SpeedMovie: 1/2000 sec.
    Still Image: 1/500 sec.
  • White Balance

    Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Custom WB

  • Frame RateAVCHD: 60i/PF30/60P
    MP4: 60P/30P/24P
  • Minimum IlluminationP mode: Approx. 5 lux
    Low Light mode: Approx. 0.4 lux
  • Viewfinder

    Not Available

  • LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)

    3.0-inch capacitive touch panel widescreen colour LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)

  • Microphone

    3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack

  • Recording Media

    1 SD/SDHC/SDXC/FlashAir memory card slot

  • USB Terminal

    mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported

  • Video Terminal

    Composite (output)

  • HDMI Terminal

    Available; Mini connector (output only)

  • AV Mini-terminal/Headphone Terminal

    3.5mm diameter 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)

  • Operating Temperature Range23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C) 60% relative humidity (operation) 
    32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 85% relative humidity (performance)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    Approx. 2.1 x 2.3 x 4.6 in. / 53 x 58 x 116mm (Not including grip belt)

  • WeightApprox. 8.5 oz. / 240g (Body, not including grip belt)
    Approx. 10.9 oz. / 310g (Including Battery BP-727, memory card, grip belt)
  • Memory60P (NTSC)/50P (PAL) recording: Memory cards of class 6 or higher For both AVCHD and MP4, Class 4 or higher-speed memory cards are recommended in the high-image-quality and full-HD standard modes. Slow & Fast motion at 0.5x speed: Memory cards of class 6 or higher Any class of card may be used for photo shooting.