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Canon VIXIA HV40

We haven't had a chance to fully test this product yet, but we've assembled this helpful overview of relevant information on it.

The Canon VIXIA HV40 offers users a 10x optical zoom lens, a 2.7-inch widescreen LCD display with 211k-dot resolution, and a 1/2.7″ CMOS optical sensor with 2.07-megapixel camcorder sensor resolution. For storage, this device consolidates a slot for mini DV recording media. 1920 x 1080 pixel HD video capture is enabled on the Hv40. Other features include a HDMI (type A) output, 13 preset shooting modes, and a hi-speed USB 2.0 connectivity option.

Features List:

  • 10x optical zoom lens
  • 2.7-inch LCD display with 211k-dot resolution
  • 2.07-megapixel CMOS optical sensor
  • mini DV media slot
  • 1920 x 1080 HD video capture enabled
  • HDMI (type A) output
  • 13 preset shooting modes
  • USB 2.0

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