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Canon Legria HF R706

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Canon Legria HF R706

£249.00
Canon Legria HF R706
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A top-quality but slightly out of date 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, representing only middle of the road value for money
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" May 2016
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Canon Legria HF R706 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R706 number 83 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
92
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

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At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Has a night mode
LEGRIA HF r706
Fortlessly record and share precious moments<br>- powerful technology for superb quality video<br>- easily capture creative footage<br>- great sound to match the s
Effortlessly record and share
Y easy, comfortable shooting, thanks to a light, compact design and simple, intuitive fingertip control with a large, bright 7.5cm capacitive touchscreen. record your movies to a flashair card for easy wireless connection and sharing with your smartphone or tab
Superb quality
St of powerful technologies ensure stunning quality full HD video whatever you re shooting. these include a huge 57x advanced zoom lens to capture distant detail with automatic zoom framing assist to keep your subject in the frame; and intelligent IS to automatically counteract movement and prevent b
Creative footage
Dramatic effects with slow and fast motion recording, add fun effects to movies using touch decoration, or create atmosphere with cinema-look filters. capture your children's key moments with advanced baby mode that automatically sorts footage of up to three children into alb
Great sound
your movies sound as good as they look with audio scene select, which selects from 5 scene modes and automatically optimises audio settings to match the scene you re shoot

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Canon Legria HF R706 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Based on 2,463 user and expert reviews (including 1,444 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the Legria HF R706 in May 2016.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Canon Legria HF R706 of only 3.28MP is smaller than 68% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Legria HF R706's weight of 235g is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 55% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of all video cameras is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x. The Legria HF R706's optical zoom of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 82% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Canon Legria HF R706's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is smaller than 66% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The Canon Legria HF R706's maximum battery life of 2.9h is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 46% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R706 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Legria HF R706 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 59% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of video cameras is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the Legria HF R706 of 1,140x is in the biggest 13% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Night Mode

The Legria HF R706 has a night mode. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R706 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The Legria HF R706's closest focusing distance of 0.1m is in the biggest 32% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 1.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.18m.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon Legria HF R706 of 32.5mm is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 65% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of video cameras range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria HF R706 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 0.46MP and 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.7MP. The Canon Legria HF R706's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Legria HF R706's maximum memory card size of 64GB is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 42% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other video cameras, the Canon Legria HF R706 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R706 has a face detection, which is unusual. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm. The Canon Legria HF R706's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,850mm is longer than 95% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

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

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R706 is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Has a Self-Timer

The Legria HF R706 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 Legria HF R706's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 36% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP.

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Supports PictBridge

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1238c019aa, canon 1238c013aa, canon 1238c022, canon ep605nb, canon ep606nc

Barcodes:

04549292060744, 04549292060751, 05055189024335, 05055189024342, 08714574634890, 08714574634937, 08714574634951, 08714574634968, 08714574636832

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