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Canon Legria HF R66

77

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Canon Legria HF R66

Canon Legria HF R66
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A fully featured and classic 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Jan 2015
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Canon Legria HF R66 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R66 number 205 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
35 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 35 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 good product quality, that it is easy to use and good quality lens.
This Canon camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Supports HDMI
LEGRIA HF r66
Benefits
Detailed features
Life's about sharing
Sharp results on every occasion
Every memory in magnificent detail
Fun for the whole family
Don't lose track
Capture many firsts
Great sounding movies
Flexible recording

Canon Legria HF R66 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 35 user reviews the average user rating of this video camera is exceptional. 22 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Product Quality

Seven people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven people thought the Canon Legria HF R66 was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Four owners reckoned that the Canon Legria HF R66 had a good zoom, two people wrote in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser and two owners who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good autofocus.

  • Intelligent Image Stabilisation…
  • You can only activate this when you're zoomed in, pressing this button will quickly zoom out whilst keeping the original zoom area highlighted…
  • This feature would be useful when using the zoom function and your subject gets out of frame; by using this feature will allow you to quickly retrace your subject…
  • The picture quality is fantastic and the zoom is very impressive…
  • There are also a few extra which people may like are creative filters such as vivid, sepia etc.- Zoom…
  • ∙ Intelligent Image Stabilization…
  • The focusing capabilities are very good…
    Team B (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Focus is pin sharp…
    Team B (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who reviewed the Canon Legria HF R66 said that it was compact.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two customers reckoned that the product had good features.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four customers who purchased this camcorder wrote that it was good value for money.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Canon Legria HF R66 of only 3.28MP is smaller than 70% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The Legria HF R66's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 35% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Legria HF R66's optical zoom of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 21% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 235g is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 43% of all camcorders when ordered 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R66 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The Legria HF R66's maximum battery life of 2.1h is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 59% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 1,140x is in the biggest 15% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R66 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Legria HF R66's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 44% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon Legria HF R66 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Legria HF R66 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon Legria HF R66 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R66 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R66 is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Legria HF R66 of only 0.01m is in the smallest 15% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 3.15h is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 44% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Canon Legria HF R66 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Canon Legria HF R66 does not have a microphone in, although this is within the context that 75% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon Legria HF R66 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of the Legria HF R66 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 70% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The internal storage capacities of camcorders range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The Legria HF R66's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is lower than 70% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The Canon Legria HF R66's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Legria HF R66 has a self-timer. 92% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Legria HF R66's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,850mm is longer than 95% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 58mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04549292034868, 08714574626765, 08714574626789, 08714574628981

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