Canon HF R700 Camcorder
Canon HF R700 Camcorder VS. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder

Canon HF R700 Camcorder vs. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder

November 11, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In review of Canon HF R700 vs R800, the Canon VIXIA R800 is a better camcorder because it has better in camera editing features, has NFC, is lighter and has Wi-Fi connectivity.

DESIGN

Weight; Canon HF R700 is 240g whereas Canon VIXIA HF R800 is 235g

Dimensions; each camcorder has dimensions of 53 x 58 x 116 mm

Available colour; both camcorders have Black and White.

Display type; both camcorders have LCD

Display Resolution Noof Dots; each camcorder has 230000 dots.

Display size; both Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 are 3 inches.

Moveable display; both camcorders have moveable display.

Touchscreen; the two camcorders have touchscreens.

Brightness adjustment; both camcorders have levels.

Bottom Line design
Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better as it is lighter.
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OPTICS

We have the following is optics review of Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs R700;

Lens type; both camcorders have zoom

Aperture range; Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 have f/1.8-f/4.5

Focal length; each camcorder has 2.8-89.6 mm

Optical zoom; each camcorder has 32 x

Sensor; both Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 have CMOS.

Autofocus; Canon HF R700 has autofocus.

Resolution; both camcorders have 2.07 MP

Image stabilization; both Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 have image stabilization.

Bottom Line optics
Canon HF R700 is better as it has auto-focus.
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VIDEOGRAPHY

Resolution; Canon HF R700 has 1920×1080 pixels (1080p HD), 1280×720 Pixels (720p HD) whereas Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 1920×1080 pixels (1080p HD)

Slow motion effect; both camcorders Have slow motion effects.

Bottom Line videography
Canon HF R700 is better.
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AUDIO

Microphone; both Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 have microphones.

Bottom Line audio
Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 share similar audio features.
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BATTERY

Battery; Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 has rechargeable (proprietary)

Model; both camcorders have BP-727

Bottom Line battery
the two camcorders have the same battery features.
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CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has Wi-Fi

USB; Canon HF R700 has USB

HDMI; both Canon HF R700 and Canon VIXIA HF R800 have HDMI

NFC; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has NFC.

Bottom Line connectivity
Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better as it has Wi-Fi and NFC.
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FEATURES

HDR shooting; Canon HF R700 has HDR shooting

Scene modes; both Camcorders have Beach/Snow, Fireworks, Portrait, Sports and Sunset

White balance Type; both camcorders have Auto, Custom, Daylight and Tungsten.

Memory card type; the two camcorders have SD, SDHC and SDXC.

Bottom Line features
the two camcorders have the same features.
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Conclusion

In reviewing Canon R700 vs R800 it is noticeable that Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better in connectivity and in design. The two perform the same in terms of features, audio and battery while Canon HF R700 is better in videography.

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