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Canon Legria HF R66

We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 63 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 59/100 and users rate it 86/100. The average review date is 06-11-2015. We have compared these reviews to 357482 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: 30-03-2017.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria HF R66

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R66 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price and image quality. The durability and usability also get good comments. There are some negative reviews about the battery.

portability, usability, durability, image quality, price

battery

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF R66 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.28 MP, 32x Optical Zoom, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC) 3-Inch LCDCanon Legria HF R66 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.28 MP, 32x Optical Zoom, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC) 3-Inch LCD

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: spannerman (argos.co.uk)

Canon R66

 

" Only just taken it out of the box, charged the battery and had a quick play with it. Done a little bit of filming from on the doorstep, then connected to the HDTV and the picture is fantastic, there's a tree about 300 Metres away which I zoomed in...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Chas (argos.co.uk)

Return

 

" I returned the Cannon cam Corder as there was a wide angle lens attachment missing. Alison the lady I went to at Argos Cockhedge store she was great and sorted my return out with no fuss and she was very friendly. "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Dinesh (argos.co.uk)

Product quality was very good

 

" Value for the money. "

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Tom (argos.co.uk)

Great little camera.

 

" First time I have ventured into the camcorder market & I am very pleased that I chose this one. The picture quality is extremely good as is the stability control (what ever it is called!). Bought it to record our new puppy & the hairs in his coat are...

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone:Y

Battery

Battery life (max):2.1 / 2.16
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718
Video recording time:3.15

Camera

3D:N / No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Image quality adjustment:Brightness
Minimum illumination:4
Photo effects:Fader
Self-timer:10
Self-timer delay:10
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Flip-out screen:N / No
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light:N / No

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor resolution:2073600
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CCD / 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
Interchangeable lens:N / No
Maximum aperture number:4.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):185.3
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.25
Optical Zoom:32

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto
Scene modes:Backlight, Beach, Candlelight, Fireworks, Night, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Spotlight, Sunset

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Other features

Megapixel:3
Zoom capability:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control:Y
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge:N
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

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

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:HDD / Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Internal storage capacity:8

Technical Details

Date imprinting:Y
Full HD:Y / Yes
Self-timer: Yes

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:35
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record:Y
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD, MP43
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 116
Height :5.8 / 58
Weight:235
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten / Auto, Flash, Incandescent, Indoor, Outdoor