Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon Legria HF R76

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Canon Legria HF G25
Canon Legria HF R76

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 32GB internal storage capacity camcorder. That's 16GB larger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (16GB).
15% larger screen size Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a screen size of 3.5", however the Canon Legria HF R76 is only a 3" screen size camcorder (0.5" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

692,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a display resolution of 922,000 pixels, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is only a 230,000 pixels display resolution camcorder (692,000 pixels lower). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

4x smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a minimum illumination of 0.1lx, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 0.4lx minimum illumination camcorder (0.3lx bigger).
More popular
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 11174 by sales volume in our camcorders, however the Canon Legria HF R76 ranks No. 17051.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 65 reviews, the Canon Legria HF G25 has an average user review score of 92%, however the Canon Legria HF R76 has an average rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).
11 Reasons For
A lot bigger sensor size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 3.28MP sensor camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 2.37MP sensor camcorder (0.91MP smaller). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

22x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has an optical zoom of 32x, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 10x (optical) camcorder (22x smaller). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Bigger digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 1,140x (digital). That's 940x bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1,140x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

1 lower minimum aperture Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a minimum aperture of 1.8, but the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 2.8 minimum aperture camcorder (1 higher).
Significantly longer video recording time Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a video recording time of 4.3h, whereas the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 1.55h video recording time camcorder (2.75h shorter).
325g lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 240g weight camcorder. That's 325g lighter than the Canon Legria HF G25 (240g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

24mm smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 58mm high camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF G25 is an 82mm high camcorder (24mm bigger).
Vastly smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a depth of 116mm, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 210mm deep camcorder (94mm bigger).
Vastly smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a width of 53mm, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 95mm wide camcorder (42mm bigger).
£296 cheaper
The Canon Legria HF R76 costs £296 less than the Canon Legria HF G25.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
0.91MP smaller sensor size Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 2.37MP sensor camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 3.28MP sensor camcorder (0.91MP bigger). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Vastly smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has an optical zoom of 10x, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 32x (optical) camcorder (22x bigger). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Five times smaller digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF G25 is only 200x (digital). That's 940x smaller than the Canon Legria HF R76 (1,140x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

A lot higher minimum aperture Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a minimum aperture of 2.8, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1.8 minimum aperture camcorder (1 lower).
2.75h shorter video recording time Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a video recording time of 1.55h, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 4.3h video recording time camcorder (2.75h longer).
Heavier Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 565g weight camcorder. That's 325g heavier than the Canon Legria HF R76 (240g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

A lot bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is an 82mm high camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 58mm high camcorder (24mm smaller).
94mm bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a depth of 210mm, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 116mm deep camcorder (94mm smaller).
42mm bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a width of 95mm, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 53mm wide camcorder (42mm smaller).
£296 more expensive
The Canon Legria HF G25 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R76 by £296.
Less retailers
Only 41 sellers sells the Canon Legria HF G25, whereas 45 sellers sell the Canon Legria HF R76. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Canon Legria HF G25 is older than the Canon Legria HF R76 by three months.
6 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 16GB internal storage capacity camcorder. That's 16GB smaller than the Canon Legria HF G25 (16GB).
17% smaller screen size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a screen size of 3", however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder (0.5" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Lower display resolution Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels, but the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 922,000 pixels display resolution camcorder (692,000 pixels higher). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Vastly bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a minimum illumination of 0.4lx, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 0.1lx minimum illumination camcorder (0.3lx smaller).
Worse selling
The Canon Legria HF R76 ranks No. 17051 by sales volume, however the Canon Legria HF G25 ranks No. 11174.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Canon Legria HF R76's average user rating is 80%, however the Canon Legria HF G25's is 92% (based on 65 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

13 months Ago 10 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
2.37MP 3.28MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
BEST
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.07MP
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 32x
BEST
Digital Zoom
200x 1,140x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,853mm
Minimum Aperture
2.8 1.8
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 32.5mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5
Focal Length
30.4 - 304 32.5 - 1853
Focal Length Range
4.25 - 42.5 2.8 - 89.6

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB 64GB
Internal Storage Capacity
32GB
BEST
16GB
Memory Card Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m 0.1m
Face Detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/2000 - 1/2

Display

Screen Size
3.5"
BEST
3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
922,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Resolution
260,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Photo Effect
 Cinema
 Cinema
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx
BEST
0.4lx
Self-Timer
2,10 10
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
24 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Format
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 35fps

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
Mini HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Networking

Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Battery

Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9h
Video Recording Time
1.55h 4.3h
BEST
Battery Type
BP-827 BP-727
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
565g 240g
BEST
Height
82mm 58mm
BEST
Depth
210mm 116mm
BEST
Width
95mm 53mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Included Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Other Features

Night Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Night mode
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Program Auto Exposure (AE)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Backlight
AV Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV output

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Feedback