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Canon Legria HF G40

£1,146.73
£837.10 £309.63 cheaper than 47 days ago
A pretty new 3.09MP 1 camcorder with not bad features but a price that represents inferior value for money
3.09MP 1/2.84" Yes 900g Jun 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Canon Legria HF G40 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF G40 number 50 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a face detection
Quite large display diagonal
Heavy
Does not have a built-in flash

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Canon Legria HF G40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This video camera received a score of 90 out of 100 from expert review website gamespot.com. This puts this Canon video camera in the top 11% of all the video cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Canon Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 916 expert and owner reviews (including 212 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews. 95% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £837.10 it is more expensive than 74% of video cameras.

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Features

Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF G40 has a face detection, unlike 72% of video cameras which do not have a face detection.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Legria HF G40's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 0.24", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Legria HF G40 of 3.09MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF G40 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Legria HF G40's digital zoom of 400x is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 75% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max) of the Canon Legria HF G40 of 3h is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 73% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF G40 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon Legria HF G40 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Heavy

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the Legria HF G40 of 900g is in the heaviest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria HF G40 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF G40 is tripod mountable. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.84|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The Canon Legria HF G40's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is fairly low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 12% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon Legria HF G40 of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 36% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Canon Legria HF G40 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 24% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The effective megapixels (image) of video cameras range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Supports PictBridge

The Legria HF G40 supports PictBridge, unlike 97% of camcorders which do not support PictBridge.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF G40 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This video camera has been on the market since June 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon legriahfg40, canon 1005c012aa, canon n157806w, canon 1005c002, canon ep611nc, canon ep61101
Barcodes 00635131601071, 04549292053500, 08714574633565, 08714574633596, 08714574636931

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