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Canon Legria HF R606

alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 reviews of Canon Legria HF R606. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and portability. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, portability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R606 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Canon Legria HF R606


alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R606 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the durability and zoom. The price and portability also get good opinions.

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF R606 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.28 MP, 32x Optical Zoom, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC) 3-Inch LCDCanon Legria HF R606 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.28 MP, 32x Optical Zoom, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC) 3-Inch LCD

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Sebastian (

Great video camera, perfect for wildlife


" We used this camera to video our honeymoon in a wildlife destination. This camera gave us many amazing memories that we could take home that we would never have got without it. It also videos in ultra HD, connects to HD TVs via a cable and has...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: biker55 (

good little camcorder


" Had been looking for a camcorder to film holidays family events, and I saw this one in Argos and a decent price easy to use, good zoom,good sound recording, very pleased with it,and suits my needs, by the way a big thankyou to Argos staff (Lancaster)...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: billy bob bison (

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" overall it is a good camcorder, only one big downside as all camcorders have is the zoom, as slow as captain slow in a reliant robin with 3 flat tyres. it is not up to filming wildlife etc. you have to zoom in very slowly, by then whatever your...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Pete (

Compact and lightweight


" Bought this camcorder for hubby, he left me to do the review. He pleased what he bought .small lightweight. Good picture very easy to use. But... Husband said it would have been better if come with a case. He didn't mind paying a bit extra for a case...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Steve (



" Excellent price at argos. Cheapest I could find for a quality product. I previously had a Canon so would recommend the Legria R606 to anyone needed a simple easy to use camcorder. "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Gary (

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" Good value for money, but disappointed that it didn't include all items listed on the Argos web page - remote control for example. This was reported some months ago, and even though an Argos response said it would correct a.s.a.p, it still hadn't...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Pdg (



" Poor battery life, no memory on its own. "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Honey (

Canon Legria HF R606 Full HD Camcorder - Black.


" Great product "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Jon (

Great little camcorder


" A great little camcorder. I was a bit worried what I would get as it was so cheap, but it has all the functionality I need. It is easy to use, has a touch screen and the film quality is good even in low light (which my iPhone isn't). Ideal for...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Cameraman extrodinaire (

Great little Camcorder


" A very good compact camcorder . Some great features with night scenes, slow -mo, and macro settings. very quick to focus when following moving objects. Bought it to replace my last one which broke. Looking forward to getting some great footage. "

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital 2.0


Battery life (max):2.1 / 2.16
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Minimum illumination:4
Supported aspect ratios:16:9


Colour of product:Black / Black, White / White


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:7.62 / 76.2
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch sensitive screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes


Auto Focus (AF) assist beam:Y / Yes
Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:1/0.191 / 25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.28

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1140
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):32.5 - 1853
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 89.6
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:4.5
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:32

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sunset / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Sunset


Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
Wi-Fi:N / No

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y / Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.5 / 1/2000 - 1/2

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Self-timer: Yes


Bitrate at maximum video resolution:35
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 116
Height :5.8 / 58
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight / Auto, Daylight, Tungsten