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U.T. – I'd spend a few more dollars and get a Canon Vixia HF R300 for $295 at Amazon. 51x zoom, mic and headphone jacks. The mic jack will allow you to put a mic closer to your subject – which will significantly improve your sound. Headphones will allow you to monitor what you're recording.
It can produce video like this (make sure to watch in 1080p):
Hope this is helpful,