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Canon Legria HF R27

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Canon Legria HF R27. 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 memory and durability are generally positive. The image quality and battery are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the zoom.

usability, battery, image quality, durability, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R27 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R27 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the image quality and battery. The memory and durability also get good views.

usability, durability, memory, battery, image quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF R27 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 3 inch Touchscreen LCD, 3.2MP)Canon Legria HF R27 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 3 inch Touchscreen LCD, 3.2MP)

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Nicola (

Canon Legria HF-R27




Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Agnes (

Canon Legria HF-R27


Being a 'silver surfer' I am wary of new technology but found the Canon HFR27 very easy to use. (though I did print out the instruction manual). It sits comfortably in my hand and the controls are within easy reach. I would definately reccomend this...

Haven't found any.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Graham (

Canon Legria HF-R27


8gb internal sorage + 2 sdhc card slots

none so far

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Blanca (

Canon Legria HF-R27


It's very intuitive and also very light.

The battery life is so short!

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Philip (

Canon Legria HF-R27


good image quality easy to use and still images good too

image stableiser is not too good on towards the end of the zoom range

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Blanca (

Canon Legria HF-R27


It's very intuitive and also very light

The battery life is so short

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-110
Battery voltage:3.7


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:movie, single image
Minimum illumination:0.4
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: No


Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range:0.4

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.41
Effective megapixels (movie):1.47
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.47

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1000
Filter Size:3.4
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):41.2 - 1154
Focal length range (f-f):3 - 60
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.6
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):115.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):4.12
Optical Zoom:20

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto


Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.6
Auto Focus: Yes
AV output:1
Interface:USB 2.0
Manual Focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Wireless Connection: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Memory Card Included: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Shutter speed (video):1/25

Still image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG
Maximum image resolution:2016 x 1512
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Internal storage capacity:8
Memory slots:1


Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP+
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.1

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Custom modes, Daylight, Tungsten