Excerpt: We bought this camera to supplement our VIXIA HF G30 for multiple views of church services. Although not quite up to the quality of the more expensive HF G30 it has many of the same features, andis still an excellent camera. For under $ it can't be beat.
Excerpt: The Canon HF G20 is a great little camera for under $. I was especially surprised by the build quality of the camera's body, which is closer to my older G9 than it is to many of the G20's predecessors (which felt more like cheaper plastic).The focus ring on this model is much better than the tiny...
Pros: A Real Lens Cap, Easy to Use, Easy To Use Focus Ring, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality
Excerpt: After much research, and based on our budget, I pulled the strings on this baby. I'm impressed! Added the Rode videomic pro (Needed inexpensive hot shoe adapter) to this and we now have amazing picture with great sounding audio for our announcement and interview videos at church.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality
Excerpt: We use the VIXIA HF G20 to record theatrical and musical events. Often times volunteers need to accomplish the task and because it is so easy to operate we can trust anyone unfamiliar with the camera to operate it.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD
Summary: Excellent Video Camera ! The Quality is amazing ! Easy to use , touch screen a plus as well . Also takes good still photos. I had a Vixia Hf 20 for years and was always impressed with its quality and performance ! And I've gotten a step up in the HF G20 !
Pros: It's definitely a Mini Pro Camcorder, with HD like real life Quality. Works great with my DVD making software.
Cons: i only wish they added a built in light , although this one has good night vision !!
Excerpt: I'm a broke film student who wanted a DSLR, but couldn't really afford the lenses and all that comes with making a DSLR work for filming. I decided to go with this. Aside from all your settings being menu based, it's a great camera! With a few extra steps, the shot you can get with this are great!
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality
Summary: 5 Stars for the Canon Vixia HF G20 HD. I love many options that this camcorder provides vs others. I also reviewed the G30 in my analysis and found a substantial difference in price while the primary difference in options was WIFI which I personally didn't find worthwhile.
Excerpt: It is everything I expected--The picture quality is top line. I am using it to shoot news videos for a local small TV station--and the quality looks great on the air. But, I can t seem to download from the camera s internal memory-but works well from the cards.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance