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Canon Legria HF R606

A top-rated 3.28MP 1 camcorder with average features but high running costs
3.28MP 1/4.85" Yes 235g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon Legria HF R606 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R606 number 205 across all camcorders.
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51 Reviews
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Average Features
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 84%, based on 51 reviews. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and it is fairly priced.
This Canon camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite low minimum aperture number
Has a self-timer
Only 1" optical sensor size
Does not feature wi-Fi

Canon Legria HF R606 Video Reviews


Canon Legria HF R606 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

Based on 51 user reviews the average user rating of this Canon video camera is 84%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Canon Has Excellent Camcorder Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Seven owners said in their reviews that the product was compact and two people who bought this camcorder thought it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five owners said in their reviews that this camcorder had a good screen.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Two owners who bought it agreed that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two customers considered that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven people who bought it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Two owners considered that the Canon Legria HF R606 had a good battery life.


Features

Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

Camcorders have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The Canon Legria HF R606's minimum aperture number of only 1.8 is in the lowest 22% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Legria HF R606's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 46% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Legria HF R606 has a self-timer, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon Legria HF R606's optical zoom of 32x is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 67% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R606 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF R606 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Legria HF R606's total megapixels of 3.28MP is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 29% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R606 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other video cameras, the Legria HF R606 does not feature wi-Fi. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF R606 has a face detection, which is unusual. 72% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of video cameras is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 450x. The digital zoom of the Legria HF R606 of 1,140x is quite big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 13% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Legria HF R606's weight of 235g is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 46% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Canon Legria HF R606's battery life (max) of 2.16h is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 47% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0280c018aa, canon 0280c017aa, canon nbsp123997
Barcodes 04549292034905, 04549292034912, 05055189022515, 05055189022522, 08714574626819, 08714574626826, 08714574626833, 08714574626840, 08714574626864, 08714574626871, 08714574626888, 08714574626895, 08714574627267, 08714574629070, 08714574629193, 08714574629223, 08714574629278

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