Canon Legria HF R66 vs Canon Vixia HF R62

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Canon Legria HF R66
Canon Vixia HF R62

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R66 is a 235g weight camcorder. That's 5g lighter than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (240g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

User reviews are better
Based on 31 user reviews, the Canon Legria HF R66 has an average review score of 92%, but the Canon Vixia HF R62 has an average rating of 83% (based on 6 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 32GB internal storage capacity camcorder. That's 24GB larger than the Canon Legria HF R66 (32GB).
Significantly smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a minimum illumination of 0.4lx, whereas the Canon Legria HF R66 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder (3.6lx bigger).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Three times smaller internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF R66 is an 8GB internal storage capacity camcorder. That's 24GB smaller than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (32GB).
3.6lx bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R66 has a minimum illumination of 4lx, but the Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 0.4lx minimum illumination camcorder (3.6lx smaller).
One month older
The Canon Legria HF R66 is older than the Canon Vixia HF R62 by one month.
3 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 240g weight camcorder. That's 5g heavier than the Canon Legria HF R66 (240g). 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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Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Canon Vixia HF R62 is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Canon Legria HF R66 is 92% (based on 31 reviews).

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Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

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
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabiliser
 Hybrid
 Hybrid
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Value
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 43mm
Focal Length
32.5 - 1853 32.5 - 1853
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 89.6 2.8 - 89.6

Storage

Internal Storage Capacity
8GB 32GB
BEST
Memory Card Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - 1
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Manual
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Manual

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
 Built-in light

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2000
Photo Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/500
Shutter Speed
0.0005 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data

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 230,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Vivid
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
4lx 0.4lx
BEST
Self-Timer
10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
35 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
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
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
BEST

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Format
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
BEST
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out port
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
S-Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out port
PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
Mini HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Battery

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

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 45

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
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