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Canon Legria HF R66

A top-rated but 2 year old 3.28MP 0.20618556701031" video camera
3.28MP 1" Yes 235g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon Legria HF R66 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R66 number 155 across all camcorders.
92
Reviews
34 Reviews
40
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
62
Age
2 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 34 reviews. Canon 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 camcorders 2017.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and good quality lens.
This Canon camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Quite big digital zoom
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not have a microphone in

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Canon Legria HF R66 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 34 owner reviews this video camera has an excellent overall owner rating. Over 93% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven customers considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven customers who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it was easy to use.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 912 user and expert reviews (including 211 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its video cameras. 94% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Four owners who bought it thought it had a good zoom, two customers who reviewed the product said that it had a good image stabiliser and two owners who bought the product agreed that 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 owners said in their reviews that it was compact.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money.


Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 3.28MP is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 0.206" is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 32% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 32x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 66% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Legria HF R66 of 235g is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 47% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Video Resolution

The maximum video resolution of the Legria HF R66 of 1,920 pixels is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 66% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R66 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Legria HF R66's battery life (max) of 2.1h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 47% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Legria HF R66 of 1,140x is fairly big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 430x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 53% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R66 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon Legria HF R66 has a self-timer. 93% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria HF R66 has a built-in microphone, as do 52% of camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF R66 has a face detection, which is unusual. 72% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria HF R66 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R66 is Full HD, as are 74% of camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Legria HF R66 does not have a microphone in. 77% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

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

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Features Wi-Fi

The Legria HF R66 features wi-Fi. 77% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Canon Legria HF R66 of 3.15h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 61% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Legria HF R66 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon Legria HF R66 has a handheld remote control, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of all camcorders is 0.43m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m. The Canon Legria HF R66's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is quite small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Legria HF R66 of 1,850mm is fairly long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 8% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the Legria HF R66 in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0279c003

Barcodes:

04549292034868, 08714574626765, 08714574626789

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