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Canon Legria MINI

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 reviews of Canon Legria MINI. 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. Comments about the design and durability are generally positive. The portability and size are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the connectivity and zoom.

usability, size, portability, durability, design

zoom, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria MINI is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon Legria MINI from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the portability and price. The battery and design also get good opinions.

usability, design, battery, price, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA mini - HD Camcorder - Black (Wide Angle Lens, 12.8MP, Wi-Fi, Vari-Angle Screen)Canon LEGRIA mini - HD Camcorder - Black (Wide Angle Lens, 12.8MP, Wi-Fi, Vari-Angle Screen)

Oct, 2016

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Canon Legria Mini review


The Canon Legria Mini is a video camera for taking selfies and YouTube videos

170-degree wide-angle lens ; Flexibility of the build ; Wi-Fi for easy uploading

Lack of zoom ; No mic port or headphone jack ; Basic manual controls

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Canon Legria mini hands-on and sample video: The social camcorder - Pocket-lint


Canon recently announced the Legria mini, a device you might have missed, not only because of its compact nature but also because it seems to be a throwback

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon LEGRIA mini


Canon produces a camcorder for the YouTube blogger generation

Good image quality, WiFi functions, Wide angle of view

No live Internet streaming, No optical zoom, No microphone input

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Canon Legria Mini


A rather different Camcorder in that it is very slim and fits easily in the palm of the hand. There are various angles to have the screen so you can capture images from various positions. There are two shooting modes one normal and one almost fish eye...

The Canon Legria Mini measures 9.5x7.2x2cm when closed; the last figure the thickness can increase to 6cm with the viewing screen raised to 90degrees. It weighs only 174grams. The front has the lens that is covered when off and beside this two rather...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Satgunarajah (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - White

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Satgunarajah (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Black

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Satgunarajah (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Silver

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Timea (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - White

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Timea (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Black

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Timea (

CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Silver

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP2
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:760
Battery life (max):1.25
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-4L
Battery voltage:3.7


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Self-timer:2, 10 / 2,10


Colour of product:Black / Silver / White
Tripod mountable:Y / Yes


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:6.86 / 68.6
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:Y / Yes


Fax memory:256
Modem Speed:33.6


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


Face detection:Y / Yes
Normal focusing range:0.4 - ∞

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):12
Effective megapixels (movie):8.99
Optical sensor size:1/0.0906 / 25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:12.8

Input capacity

Standard input capacity:250

Lens System

Focal length (35mm film equivalent):16.8 - 35
Image stabilizer:N / No
Interchangeable lens:N / No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.5 / 35
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.68 / 16.8
Wide angle lens system: Yes

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Close-up (macro), Night, Snow / Beach, Night, Snow, Sports


Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 10 - 30

Other features

All-in-one functions:Copy, Fax, Scan
Colour all-in-one functions:N
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/ XP/ Vista\nMac OS X version 10.2.8-10.5\nLinux
Dimensions (WxDxH):390 x 432 x 455
Image scaling/enlargement range:50 - 200%
Modem type:Super G3
Power requirements:220-240 V

Output capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes
Wrist strap included: Yes

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):64 - 128 g/m²
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Digital sender:N
Maximum duty cycle:10000
Print Technology:Laser

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y / Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge:N / No
S-Video Out:N / No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (average operating):650
Power Consumption (Standby):9
Power consumption (typical):650


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):22
Standard printer languages:UFRII-LT


Input colour depth:24
Scan type:Flatbed


Camera shutter speed:1/2000 - 1/25 / 1/25 - 1/2000

Sound emission

Printing noise level:63.5

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4000 x 3000
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480 / 640 x 480, 4000 x 3000 / 640 x 480,4000 x 3000


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Camera file system:Exif 2.3
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Internal Memory:32
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1


Bitrate at maximum video resolution:24
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:MP4
Video Resolutions:640 x 360, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 / 640 x 360,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.6 / 96
Height :2.2 / 22
Weight:12750 / 160
Width:7.6 / 76

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten