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Canon Legria HF R68

A 2 year old 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 R68 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R68 number 233 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 64%. Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very small closest focusing distance
Has an image stabilizer
Does not have a built-in flash
Only 1" optical sensor size

Canon Legria HF R68 Video Reviews


Canon Legria HF R68 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

Based on 916 owner and expert reviews (including 212 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its video cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Battery Life (max)

The Legria HF R68's battery life (max) of 2.16h is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 48% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon Legria HF R68 does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R68 has an image stabilizer. 66% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Legria HF R68's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is in the smallest 13% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.43m.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Legria HF R68's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 43% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Legria HF R68 features wi-Fi. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R68 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Legria HF R68 of 3.28MP is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 29% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Legria HF R68 of 235g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 47% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Legria HF R68 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Legria HF R68 does not have a built-in microphone, unlike most other camcorders. 53% of video cameras have a built-in microphone.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Legria HF R68's optical zoom of 32x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 67% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R68 has a face detection. 72% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Legria HF R68 of only 1.8 is in the lowest 24% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF R68 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 450x. The Legria HF R68's digital zoom of 1,140x is quite big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Legria HF R68 does not have a microphone in, although it is worth noting that 77% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon Legria HF R68 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

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


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0279c010

Barcodes:

04549292034851, 08714574626666, 08714574626673, 08714574626697, 08714574626772

99x bigger digital zoom
A lot lighter
6x bigger optical zoom
Smaller total megapixels
3.6lx smaller minimum illumination
Better user reviews
A lot longer battery life (max)
0.09m bigger closest focusing distance

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