Canon Canada has announced eight new Vixia High Definition flash memory camcorders for 2011 which includes Canon’s new flagship model the Vixia HF G10, the high-end VIXIA HF S30, three compact VIXIA HF M-series models and three entry-level VIXIA HF R-series models.

The 2011 models include Canon’s proprietary imaging technologies including a Canon video lens and DIGIC DV III Image processor. Added features found on all new models include dual SDXC-compatible memory card slots for greater storage, cinema-look Filters that add various cinematic effects, and new Story Creator and Touch Decoration features.

On the five higher end models, Canon has upgrade its image sensor which the company says results in improved picture quality and improved low-light performance.

All of the new camcorders should reach Canadian retail shelves by sometime in March with prices ranging from $400 for the low end HF R200 model to $1,600 for the flagship HF G10 model.

Read more about all eight models in Digital Home`s Canon Vixia Camcorder Line-up for 2011 discussion thread in the Digital Forum.