Share comparison:
start over

The Canon VIXIA HV40 packs a 2.96 megapixel HD CMOS sensor and a 10x optical zoom lens. The HV40 uses miniDV, features a touch panel display, and offers a 24p cinema mode for a more "film-like" look.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $999.99

Availability

  • Camera type: Camcorder
  • Width: 5.43 inches
  • Height: 3.46 inches
  • Depth: 3.23 inches
  • Weight: 1.18 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes

Hardware

  • Sensor size: Other
  • Size: 1/2.7"
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 2.07 megapixels

Sensor

  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 2000

Controls

  • Size: 2.7 inches
  • Resolution: 211000 dots
  • Touch technology: Yes / Unspecified
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, 60
  • Continuous AF: Yes

Video

  • Focal length (wide): 6.1 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 61 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 43.6 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 436 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 1.8
  • Optical zoom: 10 x
  • Digital zoom: 200 x

Lens

  • Internal size: 32 GB
  • Supported media: MiniDV

Storage

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio

Ports

  • Model: BP-2L13
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

Wireless Controller WL-D87, Component Cable CTC-100/S, Stereo Video Cable STV-250N

Bundled accessories

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5345_tracker