Canon Legria HF R76 vs JVC GZ-R415

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Canon Legria HF R76
JVC GZ-R415

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
940x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1,140x (digital) camcorder, whereas the JVC GZ-R415 is only a 200x (digital) camcorder (940x smaller). 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.

13% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a maximum focal length of 1,853mm, however the JVC GZ-R415 is only a 1,620mm maximum focal length camcorder (233mm shorter).
25% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 32.5mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 8mm shorter than the JVC GZ-R415 (40.5mm).
Lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a weight of 240g, but the JVC GZ-R415 is a 290g weight camcorder (50g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

3% smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a height of 58mm. That's 1.5mm smaller than the JVC GZ-R415 (59.5mm).
Smaller Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 116mm deep. That's 11mm smaller than the JVC GZ-R415 (127mm).
Smaller Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 53mm wide. That's 7mm smaller than the JVC GZ-R415 (60mm).
37 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Canon Legria HF R76 ranks No. 33684 by number of sales, but the JVC GZ-R415 ranks No. 71076.
4 Reasons For
Higher movie megapixel count Edit
JVC GZ-R415 is 10MP (movie mode). That's 7.93MP higher than the Canon Legria HF R76 (10MP).
8x bigger optical zoom Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 is a 40x (optical) camcorder. That's 8x bigger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (40x). 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.

A lot longer battery life Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 has a battery life of 5h, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is only a 2.9h battery life camcorder (2.1h 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.

Cheaper by £19
The JVC GZ-R415 is £19.01 cheaper than the Canon Legria HF R76.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
7.93MP lower movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a movie megapixel count of 2.07MP. That's 7.93MP lower than the JVC GZ-R415 (10MP).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is only 32x (optical). That's 8x smaller than the JVC GZ-R415 (40x). 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.

Significantly shorter battery life Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a battery life of 2.9h, whereas the JVC GZ-R415 is a 5h battery life camcorder (2.1h 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.

More expensive by £19
The Canon Legria HF R76 is £19.01 more expensive than the JVC GZ-R415.
Older by three months
The Canon Legria HF R76 is three months older than the JVC GZ-R415.
9 Reasons Against
5x smaller digital zoom Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 has a digital zoom of 200x, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1,140x (digital) camcorder (940x bigger). 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.

Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 has a maximum focal length of 1,620mm, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1,853mm maximum focal length camcorder (233mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 is a 40.5mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 8mm longer than the Canon Legria HF R76 (40.5mm).
50g heavier Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 has a weight of 290g, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 240g weight camcorder (50g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

3% bigger Edit
JVC GZ-R415 is 59.5mm high. That's 1.5mm bigger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (59.5mm).
Bigger Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 is a 127mm deep camcorder. That's 11mm bigger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (127mm).
7mm bigger Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 is a 60mm wide camcorder. That's 7mm bigger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (60mm).
Fewer sellers
The JVC GZ-R415 is only stocked by 7 sellers, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is stocked by 44 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Less popular
The JVC GZ-R415 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 71076 by number of sales in our camcorders, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 ranks No. 33684.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.28MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
BEST
 1/4
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 10MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,500,000 pixels

Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x 40x
BEST
Digital Zoom
1,140x
BEST
200x
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length
1,853mm
BEST
1,620mm
Minimum Aperture
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
32.5mm
BEST
40.5mm
Maximum Aperture Value
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 37mm
Focal Length
32.5 - 1853 40.5 - 1620
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 89.6 1.8 - 6.3

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Storage Capacity
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1/2 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
0.4lx Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
10 2,2+10,10
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Shock Proof Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5m
Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 5m
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1440p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 1440p
 480p
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 3680 x 2760
 3680 x 2760
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate
35fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Image Format
 JPEG XR
 JPEG XR
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 3680 x 2760
 1920 x 1080
 3680 x 2760
BEST

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Life
2.9h 5h
BEST
Video Recording Time
4.3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-727 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,200mAh
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
240g
BEST
290g
Height
58mm
BEST
59.5mm
Depth
116mm
BEST
127mm
Width
53mm
BEST
60mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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

Technical Details

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