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Canon VIXIA HF R800 VS. Panasonic HC-V180
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Canon VIXIA HF R800 Panasonic HC-V180

February 13, 2020

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Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is a better camcorder

When we compare Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180, Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better because it has bigger display size, CMOS Sensor, DIGIC DV 4 Processor, larger image minimum resolution has two color options, has USB, FlashAir memory card slot and slow motion effect.

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: DESIGN

Weight; Canon VIXIA HF R800 is 235 g whereas Panasonic HC-V180 has 211 g

Dimensions; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 53x58x116mm while Panasonic HC-V180 has 53x59x116 mm

Colors; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has black and white colors while Panasonic HC-V180 has black only

Display type; both camcorders have LCD

Display resolution Noof Dots; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 230000 dots whereas Panasonic HC-V180 has 230400 dots

Display size; Canon VIXIA HF R800 is 3 inches whereas Panasonic HC-V180 is 2.7 inches.

Movable display; both camcorders have movable display.

Touchscreen; both camcorders have touchscreen

Brightness adjustment; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has levels

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is a better camcorder.

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: VIDEOGRAPHY

Resolution available; each camcorder has 1920×1080 pixels (1080p HD)

Fps; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 1080p Frame rate: 24, 30, 60m whereas Panasonic HC-V180 has 1080p Frame rate: 30, 60

Slow motion effect; Canon VIXIA HF R800 only has slow motion effect.

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better than Panasonic HC-V180

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: OPTICS

Lens type; both camcorders have zoom

Aperture range; both camcorders have f/1.8-f/4.5 Aperture

Focal length; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 2.8-89.6 mm while Panasonic HC-V180 has 2.06-103 mm

Lens cover; Panasonic HC-V180 has Lens Cover (Manual)

Optical Zoom; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has 32 x while Panasonic HC-V180 has 50 x

Bottom line: Panasonic HC-V180 is better as it has bigger optical zoom and lens cover.

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; both camcorders have Wi-Fi

USB; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has Type 2.0, 480 MB

HDMI; both camcorders have HDMI

NFC; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has NFC

Other features; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has FlashAir memory card slot.

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better as it has NFC and FlashAir memory card slot.

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: EXPOSURE

Exposure modes; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has Automatic mode, Full manual and program mode.

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better.

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: OTHER FEATURES

Scene modes; canon VIXIA HF R800 has beach/snow, Fireworks, Portrait, Sports and Sunset

White balance type; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has Auto, Custom, Daylight and Tungsten whereas Panasonic HC-V180 has Auto, Cloudy, Indoor and Sunny.

Iris Control; Panasonic HC-V180 has Iris Control.

Microphone; both camcorders have microphones

Image stabilisation; both camcorders have optical

Incamera editing; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has pictures, black & White/sepia Tone, Red-eye correction when previewing, videos, movie mode create, movie edit, creative, calendar, creative effects; Cinema standard, Vivid, cool, sepia and old movies whereas Panasonic HC-V180 has other, creative control (Except 4K Mode): Miniature Effect, Silent movie, 8mm movie and Time Lapse Rec.

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better

Canon VIXIA HF R800 vs Panasonic HC-V180: BATTERY

Battery; Canon HF R800 has rechargeable (proprietary) while Panasonic HC-V180 has rechargeable (proprietary) Li-ion1940mAh, 3.6 volts

Type; both have Li-ion

Model; Canon VIXIA HF R800 has BP-727

Bottom line: Canon VIXIA HF R800 is better.

Conclusion

In this review, Canon VIXIA HF R800 is a better camcorder than Panasonic HC-V180 because it performs better in terms of design, videography and other features.

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