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

7 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,853mm, however the JVC GZ-R415 is only a 1,620mm maximum focal length camcorder (233mm shorter).
25% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 32.5mm. 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.

Cheaper by £6
The Canon Legria HF R76 costs £229.00, whereas the JVC GZ-R415 is £234.88.
23 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. 12772 by number of sales, but the JVC GZ-R415 ranks No. 29863.
3 Reasons For
Higher effective megapixels (movie) 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 (max) Edit
The JVC GZ-R415 has a battery life (max) 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
7.93MP lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has an effective megapixels (movie) 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 (max) Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 2.9h battery life camcorder, 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.

Older by three months
The Canon Legria HF R76 is three months older than the JVC GZ-R415.
7 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
JVC GZ-R415 is only 1,620mm maximum focal length, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1,853mm maximum focal length camcorder (233mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
JVC GZ-R415 is 40.5mm minimum focal length. 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.

More expensive by £6
The JVC GZ-R415 is £5.88 more expensive than the Canon Legria HF R76.
Fewer sellers
The JVC GZ-R415 is only stocked by 6 sellers, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is stocked by 29 retailers. 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. 29863 by number of sales in our camcorders, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 ranks No. 12772.

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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
3.28MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
BEST
 1/4
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
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 Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,853mm
BEST
1,620mm
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
32.5mm
BEST
40.5mm
Maximum Aperture Number
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 37mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
32.5 - 1853 40.5 - 1620
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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 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
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Shutter

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 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 Delay
10 2,2+10,10
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Shock Proof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5m
Waterproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data 5m
Protection Features
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 1440p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 1440p
 480p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 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 Formats Supported
 JPEG XR
 JPEG XR
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Life (max)
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 Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

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