Canon Legria HF R68 vs Canon Legria HF R78

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Canon Legria HF R68
Canon Legria HF R78

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
A little lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 has a weight of 235g, but the Canon Legria HF R78 is a 240g weight camcorder (5g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

4 Reasons For
8GB larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF R78 has an internal storage capacity of 16GB, however the Canon Legria HF R68 is only an 8GB internal storage capacity camcorder (8GB smaller).
Smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R78 is a 0.4lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 3.6lx smaller than the Canon Legria HF R68 (0.4lx).
0.74h longer battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R78 has a battery life of 2.9h, but the Canon Legria HF R68 is only a 2.16h battery life camcorder (0.74h shorter). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 has an internal storage capacity of 8GB, but the Canon Legria HF R78 is a 16GB internal storage capacity camcorder (8GB larger).
Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 3.6lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF R78 (0.4lx).
A lot shorter battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 has a battery life of 2.16h, whereas the Canon Legria HF R78 is a 2.9h battery life camcorder (0.74h longer). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Not as many stockists
The Canon Legria HF R68 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Canon Legria HF R78 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Older by one year
The Canon Legria HF R68 is one year older than the Canon Legria HF R78.
1 Reason Against
5g heavier Edit
The Canon Legria HF R78 has a weight of 240g, however the Canon Legria HF R68 is a 235g weight camcorder (5g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.28MP 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
 1/4
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.07MP
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

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

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Internal Storage Capacity
8GB 16GB
BEST
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Face Detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

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

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Shutter

Shutter Speed
0.0005 - 0.5 1/2 - 1/2000

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Photo Effect
 Fader
 Fader
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
4lx 0.4lx
BEST
Self-Timer
10 10

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

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

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
 Near field communication

Battery

Battery Life
2.16h 2.9h
BEST
Battery Type
BP-718 BP-727
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
235g
BEST
240g
Height
58mm 58mm
Depth
116mm 116mm
Width
53mm 53mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

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