Canon Legria HF R506 vs Canon Legria HF R606 vs Canon Legria HF R706

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Canon Legria HF R506
Canon Legria HF R606
Canon Legria HF R706

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
64GB larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 64GB maximum memory card size camcorder, and so does the Canon Legria HF R706. That's 64GB larger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (64GB). Read more

Using memory cards in addition to the camcorder's internal storage increases the time the camcorder can record video.

Using a larger memory card allows the user to record video for longer and at higher resolution.

Nine times smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 0.01m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.01m bigger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (0.1m) and 0.09m smaller than the Canon Legria HF R706 (0.1m).
9x smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 has a minimum illumination of 0.4lx (as does the Canon Legria HF R706), however the Canon Legria HF R606 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder (3.6lx bigger).
32% longer battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 3.15h battery life camcorder. That's 0.99h longer than the Canon Legria HF R606 (2.9h) and 0.25h longer than the Canon Legria HF R706 (2.9h). 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.

2.1h longer video recording time Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 has a video recording time of 2.1h, whereas the Canon Legria HF R606 is only a unknownh video recording time camcorder (2.1h shorter).
1mm smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 57mm high camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF R606 and the Canon Legria HF R706 are both 58mm high camcorders (1mm bigger).
User reviews are moderately better
The Canon Legria HF R506 has an average user review score of 88% based on 84 reviews, however the Canon Legria HF R606 has an average rating of 84% (based on 36 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Vastly bigger bitrate at maximum video resolution Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 has a bitrate at maximum video resolution of 35 Mbit/s, however the Canon Legria HF R506 is only a unknown Mbit/s maximum video resolution bitrate camcorder (35 Mbit/s smaller).
8% lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 is a 235g weight camcorder, and so does the Canon Legria HF R706. That's 18g lighter than the Canon Legria HF R506 (235g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

£75 cheaper
The Canon Legria HF R606 costs £159.97, whereas the Canon Legria HF R506 is £234.99.
Available from 16 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More popular
The Canon Legria HF R606 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 55375 by sales volume in our camcorders, but the Canon Legria HF R506 ranks No. 168455.
6 Reasons For
1,853mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 1,853mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 1,853mm longer than the Canon Legria HF R506 and the Canon Legria HF R606 (1,853mm).
64GB larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 64GB maximum memory card size camcorder, and so does the Canon Legria HF R506. That's 64GB larger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (64GB). Read more

Using memory cards in addition to the camcorder's internal storage increases the time the camcorder can record video.

Using a larger memory card allows the user to record video for longer and at higher resolution.

9x smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 has a minimum illumination of 0.4lx (as does the Canon Legria HF R506), however the Canon Legria HF R606 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder (3.6lx bigger).
35fps faster maximum frame rate Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 35fps camcorder. That's 35fps faster than the Canon Legria HF R506 and the Canon Legria HF R606 (35fps).
8% lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 235g weight camcorder, and so does the Canon Legria HF R606. That's 18g lighter than the Canon Legria HF R506 (235g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Bigger included memory card size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is an 8GB included memory card size camcorder. That's 4GB bigger than the Canon Legria HF R506 (8GB) and 8GB bigger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (8GB).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
8% heavier Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 253g weight camcorder. That's 18g heavier than the Canon Legria HF R606 and the Canon Legria HF R706 (235g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Smaller included memory card size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 4GB included memory card size camcorder. That's 4GB bigger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (8GB) and 4GB smaller than the Canon Legria HF R706 (8GB).
£75 more expensive
The Canon Legria HF R506 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R606 by £75.02.
Less retailers
Only 8 shops sells the Canon Legria HF R506, whereas 17 retailers sell the Canon Legria HF R606. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The Canon Legria HF R506 is older than the Canon Legria HF R606 by ten months and older than the Canon Legria HF R706 by 23 months.
Worse selling
The Canon Legria HF R506 ranks No. 168455 by sales volume, however the Canon Legria HF R606 ranks No. 55375.
5 Reasons Against
Hugely bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 has a minimum illumination of 4lx, but the Canon Legria HF R506 and the Canon Legria HF R706 are both 0.4lx minimum illumination camcorders (3.6lx smaller).
46% shorter battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 is a 2.16h battery life camcorder. That's 0.99h shorter than the Canon Legria HF R506 (2.9h) and 0.74h shorter than the Canon Legria HF R706 (2.9h). 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.

1mm bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 has a height of 58mm (as does the Canon Legria HF R706), however the Canon Legria HF R506 is a 57mm high camcorder (1mm smaller).
Over one year older
The Canon Legria HF R606 is older than the Canon Legria HF R706 by 13 months.
A little Lower user review Score
The Canon Legria HF R606 has an average user rating of 84%, but the Canon Legria HF R506 has an average user rating of 88% (based on 84 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Bigger closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 0.1m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.09m bigger than the Canon Legria HF R506 (0.1m) and 0.1m bigger than the Canon Legria HF R606 (0.1m).
9% shorter battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 2.9h battery life camcorder. That's 0.25h shorter than the Canon Legria HF R506 (2.9h) and 0.74h longer than the Canon Legria HF R606 (2.9h). 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.

1mm bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 is a 58mm high camcorder (as does the Canon Legria HF R606), whereas the Canon Legria HF R506 is a 57mm high camcorder (1mm smaller).
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Canon Legria HF R706, whereas 8 retailers sell the Canon Legria HF R506 and 17 sellers sell the Canon Legria HF R606. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

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Image Sensor

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

Lens System

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

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m
Face Detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

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

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Shutter

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

Display

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

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shooting Mode
 Movie
 Movie
 Movie
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
Back Light Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Back light compensation
Minimum Illumination
0.4lx
BEST
4lx 0.4lx
BEST
Self-Timer
10 10 10
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness
 Brightness
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing

Design

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

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Capture Mode
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 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
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 35fps
Video & Photo Dual Shot
 Video & photo dual shot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pre-Record
 Pre-record
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
3.15h
BEST
2.16h 2.9h
Video Recording Time
2.1h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-718 Unknown - Click to provide data BP-727
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source
 AC
 AC
 AC

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
253g 235g
BEST
235g
BEST
Height
57mm
BEST
58mm 58mm
Depth
116mm 116mm 116mm
Width
53mm 53mm 53mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
 Included battery
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Memory Card Included
 Memory card included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Memory Card Size
4GB Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB
Pouch Included
 Pouch included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Night Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Night mode
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
AV Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV output

Technical Details

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