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Overall Score

Canon Legria HF R706

£182.72
£145.00 £37.72 cheaper than 55 days ago
A very good value for money 3.28MP 1 video camera with very good features
3.28MP 1/4.85" Yes 235g May 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Canon Legria HF R706 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R706 number 3 across all camcorders.
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15 Months Old
Overall Score
80
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some great features:
Supports HDMI
Full HD
Has a face detection
Tripod mountable

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £182.72 to £145 in the last 55 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Canon Legria HF R706 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

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


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has very good features and is less than 18 months old and at £145.00 it is cheaper than 75% of video cameras.

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Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R706 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Legria HF R706 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Legria HF R706 of 64GB is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 48% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R706 has a face detection, which is unusual. 72% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF R706 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Legria HF R706's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,850mm is quite long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 12% of all video cameras when sorted 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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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a self-timer, unlike 93% of camcorders which 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R706 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Has a Night Mode

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a night mode, unlike 94% of camcorders which do not have a night mode.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Legria HF R706 of 235g is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 48% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Canon Legria HF R706 of 3.28MP is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 34% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Legria HF R706 of 32x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 71% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon Legria HF R706 supports PictBridge, unlike 97% of video cameras which do not support PictBridge.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Legria HF R706's battery life (max) of 2.9h is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 60% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Legria HF R706's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of video cameras range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 450x. The Canon Legria HF R706's digital zoom of 1,140x is in the biggest 11% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Legria HF R706 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria HF R706 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon Legria HF R706's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is fairly low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This video camera has been on the market since May 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon canhfr706blk, canon 1238c019aa, shops 1238c013aa, shops 1238c019aa, canon 1238c013aa, info 1238c013aa, canon 1238c024, canon 1238c022, canon ep605nc, canon ep606nb, canon ep605nb, canon ep606nc

Barcodes:

04549292060744, 04549292060751, 05055189024335, 05055189024342, 08714570000000, 08714574634890, 08714574634951, 08714574636832

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