VIXIA mini Black

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VIXIA mini Black
Item Code: 8455B003
Estimated Retail Price: $299.99


Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Television SystemNTSC
Video Recording systemMPEG-4
Image Sensor1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor
Total PixelsApprox. 12.8 Megapixels
Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 8.99 Megapixels in Wide mode/2.07 Megapixels in Close-up mode
Photo: Approx. 12.0 Megapixels in Wide mode/2.76 Megapixels in Close-up mode
LensFocal Length: [Wide mode] Videos: 16.8mm / Photos: 15.4mm (35mm equivalent)
[Close-up mode] Videos: 35.0mm / Photos: 32.1mm (35mm equivalent)
Aperture: f/2.8
Focusing SystemDeep focus (pan focus) from 0.4m to infinity
Manual ExposureAvailable
-3.0 to +3.0 in 0.25 increments
Programmed AESmart Auto, P, Sports, Snow, Beach, Night, Food and Fashion, Macro
Max Shutter Speed1/30 - 1/2000 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance0.4m / 21cm (during Macro mode (f/5.6))
White BalanceAuto, Custom, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten)
Frame RateNTSC:
MP4 - 1080: 30P (29.97) / 24P (23.98); 720: 30P (29.97) / 24P (23.98); 360: 30P (29.97)
Minimum IlluminationNTSC: 10 lux (in P mode, shutter speed 1/30 sec.)
Image StabilizationNot available
Filter DiameterNone
ViewfinderNot available
LCD Screen2.7-inch Tilt, Capacitive Touch LCD (4:3; approx. 230,000 dots)
Recording Media1 micro SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot
USB TerminalHi-Speed USB supported
Video TerminalNot available
Audio TerminalStereo
AudioSystem MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
High-Quality Stereo Microphone
Audio Scene Select (Standard, Music, Speech, Forest and Birds, Noise Suppression)
Accessory ShoeNot available
Supplied Video Editing SoftwarePIXELA Video Browser / Network Utility Disc
Canon ImageBrowser EX Disc
HDMI TerminalAvailable; HDMI mini connector (output only)
Microphone TerminalNot available
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone TerminalNot available
Operating Temperature range32° to 113°F (0° to 45°C) 60% relative humidity / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 85% relative humidity (performance)
Dimensions3.0 x 0.9 x 3.8 in. / 76 x 22 x 96mm
WeightApprox. 6.3 oz. / 180g (including Battery Pack NB-4L and one micro SD memory card) Approx. 5.6 oz. / 160g (body only)
Power Consumption
Approximate Power Consumption/Battery Chart
NTSC models
[MP4 recording]
Power Consumption Battery Pack NB-4L (760 mAh)
Continuous Shooting/Playback Time Typical Recording Time
24 Mbps Panel*1 2.5W 65 min. 45 min.
Panel*2 2.7W 60 min. 40 min.
Playback*1 1.5W 110 min. TBD
17 Mbps Panel*1 2.4W 65 min. 45 min.
Panel*2 2.7W 60 min. 40 min.
Playback*1 1.5W 110 min. TBD
4 Mbps Panel*1 2.3W 70 min. 50 min.
Panel*2 2.5W 65 min. 45 min.
Playback*1 1.4W 115 min. TBD

*1 Brightness at the Normal Setting.
*2 Brightness at the Bright Setting.

Maximum Recording Time
MP4 Recording Mode
Memory Card 24 Mbps
(1920 x 1080)
17 Mbps
(1920 x 1080)
4 Mbps
(1280 x 720)
8GB 40 min. 1 hr. 00 min. 4 hrs. 20 min.
16GB 1 hr. 25 min. 2 hrs. 05 min. 8 hrs. 40 min.
32GB 2 hrs. 55 min. 4 hrs. 10 min. 17 hrs. 20 min.
64GB 5 hrs. 55 min. 8 hrs. 20 min. 34 hrs. 45 min.