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Canon Legria HF R68

Canon Legria HF R68
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A fully featured but 3 year old 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Jan 2015
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Canon Legria HF R68 Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R68 number 330 across all camcorders.
80
Features
Fully-Featured
49
Age
3 Years Old
47
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Bigger than average digital zoom
Shoot and share all of life's magical moments
Life's about sharing
Sharp results on every occasion
Every memory in magnificent detail
Added freedom with the wide attachment lens
Fun for the whole family
Don't lose track
Capture many firsts
Great sounding movies
Flexible recording

Canon Legria HF R68 Video Reviews

Canon Legria HF R68 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

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

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in January 2015.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The Legria HF R68's total megapixels of 3.28MP is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 64% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Legria HF R68 of 32x is in the biggest 23% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Legria HF R68's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 71% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Average Weight

The weight of the Legria HF R68 of 235g is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 45% 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 video cameras.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the Canon Legria HF R68 of 2.16h is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 43% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R68 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R68 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Canon Legria HF R68's digital zoom of 1,140x is bigger than 90% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Legria HF R68's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 55% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon Legria HF R68 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Legria HF R68 is Full HD, as are 71% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the Legria HF R68 of 4.5 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 73% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of all video cameras is 27GB, with the smallest being 0.1GB and the largest being 220GB. The internal storage capacity of the Canon Legria HF R68 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 71% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Legria HF R68 of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.34m.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF R68 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Legria HF R68 does not have a microphone in, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of video cameras also do not have a microphone in.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Canon Legria HF R68 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Legria HF R68 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Legria HF R68 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of video cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.7MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP. The Canon Legria HF R68's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than 80% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0279c010

Barcodes:

04549292034851, 08714574626666, 08714574626673, 08714574626697, 08714574626772

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