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

4 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.

£314 cheaper
The Canon Legria HF R66 costs £250.54, whereas the Canon Vixia HF R62 is £564.42.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
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.
4 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.

£314 more expensive
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R66 by £313.88.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Canon Vixia HF R62, but 2 retailers sell the Canon Legria HF R66. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
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).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 24 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
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,853mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
32.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 43mm
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

Internal Storage Capacity
8GB 32GB
BEST
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
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 Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Fireworks
 Night
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Fireworks
 Night
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance
 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

Shutter Speed (video)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2000
Shutter Speed (photo)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/500
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1/2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 230,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
 3D
Photo Effects
 Fader
 Black&White
 Vivid
 Fader
 Black&White
 Vivid
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
4lx 0.4lx
BEST
Self-Timer Delay
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 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
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP43
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP43
 MPEG
 MPEG4
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
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
BEST
Pre-Record
 Pre-record
Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LC-AAC
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AC3
BEST
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2.1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
3.15h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-718 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 45

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
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Date Imprinting
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
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