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Canon Legria HF R60
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Canon Legria HF R60 Camcorder

3.28MP 1/4 240g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Canon has good video camera reviews
Reasonably priced
Good battery life

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Reviews

Canon Has Good Video Camera Reviews

We checked 1,806 expert and owner reviews (including 388 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its small total megapixels camcorders. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One owner thought this camcorder was good value for money. Two years ago Nemai mentioned in their review of this camcorder “I use a camcorder for everything and this WOULD be the best in this size/price range.”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person said that it had a good battery life.


Design

Good Quality

Three owners agreed that the product was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Great Picture Quality”. Two years ago Nemai wrote “Downside is the Canon has better everything else, quality, battery, features.” but even so they only scored it 40 out of 100. Pastor Ken gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this camcorder “The quality is incredible! I can hardly believe how much difference there is between this camera”.

Easy to Use

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com said “Easy to Use” in their review of this camcorder but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.

Tripod Mountable

The Canon Legria HF R60 is tripod mountable. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also are tripod mountable.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon camcorder was released in April 2017.


Good Zoom

Two customers who reviewed the Canon Legria HF R60 concluded that it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Zoom rangeperformance”. One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good image stabiliser. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Good Image Stabilization”.


Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/4.85" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R60 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1,140x (digital) video cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF R62, the Legria HF R66 (£269.99), or the Vixia HF R600 all from Canon.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R60 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Canon Vixia HF M40, the Panasonic HC-V250, or the Sony HDR-PJ230/B which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 32 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R60 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

Alternative 32x (optical) camcorders currently available which you might want to look at include the Legria HF R56 (£100), or the Vixia HF R400 both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 240 grams, the Canon Legria HF R60 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 240g weight camcorders currently available including the Canon Vixia HF R62 which has better reviews.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R60 is Full HD, as are most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other Full HD camcorders currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, the Sharp HC-V550, or the Panasonic HC-V110.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Legria HF R60 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 3" screen size video cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Vixia HF M40, or the Vixia HF R42 both from Canon or the Panasonic HC-V550 (£299.99) which has better reviews.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Sony HXR-NX3/1 (3.5" and higher rated).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Legria HF R60 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Legria HF R60 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Legria HF R60 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 360,000 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R60 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also support HDMI.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, the Panasonic HC-V250, or the JVC GZ-E100.

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Has a Microphone in

The Legria HF R60 has a microphone in. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a microphone in.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Legria HF R60 has a composite video out, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria HF R60 does not support PictBridge. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Legria HF R60 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Legria HF R60 does not have a built-in light. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this video camera, the Legria HF R60 does not have a built-in flash.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon Legria HF R60 has a batteries included. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Storage

Very Small Flash Memory

The smallest flash memory of small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder is 4GB and the biggest is 120GB. The Legria HF R60 has one of the smaller flash memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0279c0013, canon 0279c0011, canon 0279c0018, canon 0279c0012, canon 0279c0014, canon 0279c0015, canon 0279c0017, canon 0279c0016, canon 0279c046
Barcodes 00636983490479, 00636983490486, 00636983490493, 00636983490509, 00636983490516, 00636983490523, 00636983490530, 00636983490547

Canon Legria HF R60 Review Sources

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