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

4 Reasons For
Nine times smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 is a 0.01m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 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 (max) Edit
Canon Legria HF R506 is 3.15h battery life. 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.

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) and the Canon Legria HF R706 has an average rating of 73% (based on 3 reviews).
4 Reasons For
HDMI Edit
The Canon Legria HF R606 has an HDMI, and so does the Canon Legria HF R706, but the Canon Legria HF R506 does not.
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.

£54 cheaper
The Canon Legria HF R606 costs £139.00, whereas the Canon Legria HF R506 is £290.03 and the Canon Legria HF R706 is £192.50.
Available from 6 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
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).
HDMI Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 has an HDMI, and so does the Canon Legria HF R606, however the Canon Legria HF R506 does not.
PictBridge Edit
The Canon Legria HF R706 supports pictBridge, whereas the Canon Legria HF R506 does not.
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).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDMI Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 does not have an HDMI, but the Canon Legria HF R606 and the Canon Legria HF R706 have an HDMI.
Does not support pictBridge Edit
The Canon Legria HF R506 does not support pictBridge, however the Canon Legria HF R706 supports pictBridge.
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 smaller than the Canon Legria HF R706 (8GB).
£151 more expensive
The Canon Legria HF R506 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R606 by £151.03 and more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R706 by £97.53.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Canon Legria HF R506, whereas 7 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 eleven months and older than the Canon Legria HF R706 by 23 months.
4 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 (max) 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.

One year older
The Canon Legria HF R606 is older than the Canon Legria HF R706 by one year.
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).
5 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).
9% shorter battery life (max) Edit
Canon Legria HF R706 is only 2.9h battery life. 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.

£54 more expensive
The Canon Legria HF R706 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R606 by £53.50.
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the Canon Legria HF R706, whereas 7 shops 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.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Canon Legria HF R706's average user rating is only 73%, however the Canon Legria HF R506's is 88% (based on 84 reviews) and the Canon Legria HF R606's is 84% (based on 36 reviews).

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

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

Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x 32x 32x
Digital Zoom
1,140x 1,140x 1,140x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,853mm
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 32.5mm
Maximum Aperture Number
4.5 4.5 4.5
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
32.5 - 1853 32.5 - 1853 32.5 - 1853
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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 Slots
1 1 1
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder 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 (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 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
Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance
 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

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

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
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

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shooting Modes
 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 Delay
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 Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 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 Modes
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 XP+
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 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
 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
Dual Shot (video & Photo)
 Dual shot (video & photo)
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(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
 HDMI
BEST
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
BEST
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
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 BP-718 BP-727
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source
 AC
 AC
 AC

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
 USB
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
BEST
Pouch
 Pouch
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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