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Canon Legria HF R68 vs Canon Legria HF R78

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.

3 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).
Built-in microphone Edit
The Canon Legria HF R78 has a built-in microphone, but the Canon Legria HF R68 does not.
0.74h longer battery life (max) Edit
Canon Legria HF R78 is 2.9h battery life, 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.

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).
Does not have a built-in microphone Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 does not have a built-in microphone, however the Canon Legria HF R78 has a built-in microphone.
A lot shorter battery life (max) Edit
The Canon Legria HF R68 is a 2.16h battery life camcorder, 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.

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Older by eleven months
The Canon Legria HF R68 is eleven months 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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Date Released

27 months Ago 16 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
3.28MP 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
 1/4
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP 2.07MP
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x 32x
Digital Zoom
1,140x 1,140x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,853mm
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32.5mm
Maximum Aperture Number
4.5 4.5
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
32.5 - 1853 32.5 - 1853
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Snow
 Sports
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Snow
 Sports
 Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Flash

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

Shutter

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

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
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
3D
 3D
 3D
Photo Effects
 Fader
 Fader
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
4lx 4lx
Self-Timer Delay
10 10

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
35 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 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
Pre-Record Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pre-record function

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
Mini HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini USB Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2.16h 2.9h
BEST
Battery Type
BP-718 BP-727
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source
 DC
 DC

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables 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
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Feedback