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Canon LEGRIA HF R18

Canon LEGRIA HF R18
alaScore 81

15 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF R18. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the zoom and reliability are on the whole positive. The battery and usability also get good comments.

price, usability, battery, reliability, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA HF R18 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon LEGRIA HF R18

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF R18 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery. The usability is also appreciated.

usability, battery

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF-R18 Camcorder Value-Up Kit (Includes 4GB SD Card, Soft Case)Canon LEGRIA HF-R18 Camcorder Value-Up Kit (Includes 4GB SD Card, Soft Case)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Canon Legria HF R18

 

Can Canon face off the competition for value again?

May, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Jager, PCWorld.idg.com.au (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Canon Legria HF R18 review

 

The Canon Legria HF R18 should prove adequate for novice users who only want to shoot occasional home movies. However, everyone else would be better off with one of its more accomplished stable mates, such as the Canon Legria HF M31 or Canon Legria...

The Canon Legria HFR 18 provides cheap HD video to those who can't afford a mid-range or high-end camcorder.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon Legria HF R18 camcorder

 

A cheap high-definition Canon camcorder

20x optical zoom, affordable price, decent performance in bright lighting

Struggled in low to mid lighting, no external audio, poor still image mode

The Canon Legria HFR 18 provides cheap HD video to those who can't afford a mid-range or high-end camcorder.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Canon HF R18

 

Great All Round Camera. Easy to use, just point and record

Lacks the HDMI cable required for Camcorder to TV link

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Introduce the ultra compact LEGRIA HF R18: the accessible way to start making great HD movies. Store over 12 hours of Full HD footage to 32GB internal memory or shoot to cards for easy sharing.

Audio

Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):1.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-2L5

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:0.4

Design

Colour of product:Black

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.4cm
Height:6.4cm
Weight:270g
Width:6cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32GB

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:HF R18
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon LEGRIA

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):1.56
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.59

Lens System

Digital Zoom:400
Focal length range (f-f):3 - 60
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.6
Max Focal Length:60mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:20
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.73Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.56Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.39Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.6 mm ( 1/5.5" ) / 4.6 mm ( 1/5.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: No
HDMI: Yes
Microphone in: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080

Storage

Flash memory:32

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:400
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Black & white fader / Sepia fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Low Sharpening / Neutral / Skin Detail / Soft / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.4
Height :6.4
Weight:270
Width:6