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Canon Legria HF R68

Canon Legria HF R68
alaScore 90

26 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Canon Legria HF R68. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the usability and portability. The image quality and design also get good feedback.

design, image quality, portability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R68 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: DDSS (

Poor Qaulity


We did not realise that the battery pack has to be clipped on the outside of the camera and therefore sticks out. And there is a very annoying rattle within the body of the camera. It also feels very light weight and we will probably return it.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Swarlandman (

A pleasing purchase


Have only had the camera a couple of weeks, so still getting used to it. I am really pleased with the ease of operation, the quality of the pictures and those features that I have tested, particularly setting it up to watch birds at the feeders and...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: deepdive (

Lots of fun


John Lewis delivered this item on time.Bought this for my wife, so I haven't used it. I have seen the results however and they appear and sound very good. My wife is having fun using this, not quite discovered and used all the various features yet...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Pdb123 (

Great Camcorder


Wow impressive camcorder. Just upgraded from a much older model. The Legria R68 blows it out of the water. I found it quite intuitive to use. Picture quality is amazing. Initially I thought the wifi was a bit of a gimmick, but its actually really...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: camcorder (

It is not 3h15min battery life!


I chose this model because of its long 3 h 15 min battery life (according to this website description) But when I received the camcorder it turned out the battery life is only 120 min. I am very disappointed and will return it .

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: No


Battery life (max):2.16
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718
Charging source:DC


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Minimum illumination:4


Colour of product:Black


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


Built-in Flash:N
Built-in light:N


Closest focusing distance:0.01 / 0.0100
Face detection:Y
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
Maximum aperture number:4.5
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:32

Light exposure

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


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

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.5

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
Internal storage capacity:8

Technical Details



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

Weight & Dimensions

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

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten