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Canon Legria HF G25

Canon Legria HF G25
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A classic and fully featured 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.37MP 1" Jan 2013
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Canon Legria HF G25 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF G25 number 273 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
120 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
5 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 120 reviews. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report product quality, it is robust and design. However they also report that it is expensive.
This Canon camcorder has some great features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
Has a face detection
30.4mm wide angle lens
Advanced HD CMOS pro sensor
Full manual control
Optical intelligent image stabilisation
Audio scene select
High-resolution 8.8cm touch-screen
Instant af; face detection
Protective lens hood with barrier
32GB memory plus 2x SDXC slots

Canon Legria HF G25 Video Reviews

Canon Legria HF G25 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this video camera rated this video camera as brilliant on average. Over 96% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Four customers who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it was not good value for money and two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was expensive.

Users Report Great Product Quality

13 customers agreed that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Six customers considered that the product was well made and two owners said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,442 expert and user reviews (including 492 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Four owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking.

  • Beautiful image quality and decent sound too for its price…
    Alan S. (Amazon) - April 2015
  • For semi-pro quality in hand held body, this camera offers young independent filmmakers or family to capture beautiful quality images, with a camera nearly the size of your hand…
    Kirk H. (Amazon) - July 2014
  • It sits really neatly and comfortable in your hand…
  • Its still pretty good though…
  • The provided editing software is pretty basic - OK for the casual user…

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Two people who bought it thought it had a good image stabiliser.

  • This camcorder offers loads of manual and automatic options, like exposure compensation, Gain, manual focus, face detection (works well), white balance, audio level indicator, accurate X.V…
  • A very jerky zoom (to rapidly zoom in on a target for a photo…
  • With wide angles it produces surprisingly good stabilization…
    H (Amazon) - May 2013
  • The automatic image stabilisation is very effective, even before activating the "Powered IS" feature…
  • Like most (but not all) handy cams it does not hold a correct exposure value throughout its zoom range…

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners said that the Canon Legria HF G25 was easy to use.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was a good size.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen.

  • Screen is nice size…
    BROMLEY MOD (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Also the viewfinder does not extend properly past a big battery (which is the only battery you will want to use…
  • An assignable scroll wheel and screen button makes it easier to do certain functions (some video reviews online describe more…
    Ski_uk (Amazon) - August 2015
  • It is really simple to use, with a great touch screen display…
  • A personal dislike is the touch screen access to a rather complicated menu…

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Canon camcorder was released in January 2013.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Legria HF G25's total megapixels of only 2.37MP is smaller than 87% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon Legria HF G25's optical zoom of 10x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 38% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The Legria HF G25's optical sensor size of 0.333" is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 52% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The Legria HF G25's weight of 565g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the Legria HF G25 of only 1.91h is in the shortest 30% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF G25 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF G25 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon Legria HF G25 of 3.5" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 96% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Legria HF G25 of 200x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 52% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Legria HF G25's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is in the lowest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 58mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Legria HF G25 of only 304mm is shorter than 88% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon Legria HF G25's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 27% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Legria HF G25's maximum memory card size of 64GB is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 37% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF G25 is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF G25 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Legria HF G25 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria HF G25 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Canon Legria HF G25's internal storage capacity of 32GB is in the largest 13% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest internal storage capacity of camcorders is 0.1GB, the largest is 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.7MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP. The Legria HF G25's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than 88% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon Legria HF G25 of 2.8 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

The Legria HF G25's video recording time of only 1.55h is in the shortest 26% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The video recording times of video cameras range from 0.67h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria HF G25 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8063b004aa, canon 1633131k, canon hfg25is

Barcodes:

04054842255049, 04960999965758, 05054230951897, 05054531175190, 05055860521962, 05712505094433, 08714574600987, 08714574600994, 08714574601007, 08714574601014, 08714574601410, 08714574617954, 08714574618012

Canon Legria HF G25

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