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Canon LEGRIA HF R86

Canon LEGRIA HF R86
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6 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
85
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and affordable 32x optical zoom, 240g camcorder, with great user reviews. It has an image stabilizer and a digital zoom of 1,140x, supports HDMI and features Wi-Fi.
3.28MP
32x
Optical Zoom
1"
Optical Sensor Size
1920 x
1080
(Full
240g
3.25h
Battery Life
Image
Stabiliz-
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1,140x
(Digital)
HDMI
1920 x
1080
(Full
3"
Screen Size
Optical
Flip-Out
Screen
Full HD
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SDHC /
SDXC /
3D
handheld
Wi-Fi
Built-in
Display
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Canon LEGRIA HF R86 Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £169 at Clifton Cameras 84 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 43% chance that the price of the Canon LEGRIA HF R86 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to £9 over this period.

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With excellent features, we have ranked the Canon LEGRIA HF R86 number 24 across all camcorders.

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Kagoo Score
85
Reviews
87
Features
88
Popularity
86
Value for Money
82
Age

85

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

owners report that it has average user reviews with an average user rating of 67%. Looking across the entire Canon video camera range, the average reviews for all Canon camcorders are excellent.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
Supports HDMI
Superb quality
Effortless creativity
Easily record and share
Rock steady zooming

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each camcorder by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the camcorder is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec camcorders come to market, the older camcorders will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

3.4 stars (6 reviews)

17%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Canon LEGRIA HF R86?

Recording Uses
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Video Quality
0
1
One Person Thought it Had Poor Video Quality
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How Good Are Canon Camcorders?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
Supports HDMI
Bigger than average digital zoom
Features Wi-Fi
Higher than average maximum aperture number
Longer than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Very small closest focusing distance
Has a vari-angle LCD display
Has a built-in microphone
Has a face detection
Full HD
Has a self-timer
Tripod mountable
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Average weight
Average display diagonal
Very small total megapixels
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) still image resolution
Very low effective megapixels (image)
Very low effective megapixels (movie)
Does not have a microphone in
Very Small Total Megapixels

The LEGRIA HF R86's total megapixels of only 3.28MP is in the smallest 30% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders. §.

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Average Weight
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The weight of the Canon LEGRIA HF R86 of 240g is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 50% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The LEGRIA HF R86's optical zoom of 32x is bigger than 82% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
Has an Image Stabilizer

The LEGRIA HF R86 has an image stabilizer, as do 61% of camcorders.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit
Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life
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Camcorders have maximum battery life of between 0.16h and 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.2h. The maximum battery life of the LEGRIA HF R86 of 3.25h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 30% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "maximum battery life" mean? Less Edit
Supports HDMI
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The Canon LEGRIA HF R86 supports HDMI. 63% of camcorders also support HDMI.

What is HDMI? Less Edit
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 400x. The LEGRIA HF R86's digital zoom of 1,140x is in the biggest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Edit
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Still Image Resolution

The LEGRIA HF R86 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). That's 61% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 3072 x 1728. Across all camcorders the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6784 x 3816.

What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit
Average Display Diagonal
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The LEGRIA HF R86's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 55% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Features Wi-Fi

The LEGRIA HF R86 features Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 78% of camcorders do not feature Wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The LEGRIA HF R86's maximum aperture number of 4.5 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 34% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Image)

The Canon LEGRIA HF R86's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 24% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 6MP.

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

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all camcorders is 940mm, with the shortest being 58mm and the longest being 2,700mm. The LEGRIA HF R86's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,850mm is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 9% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.41m. The LEGRIA HF R86's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than 84% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon LEGRIA HF R86 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 23% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Canon LEGRIA HF R86 does not have a microphone in. 77% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The LEGRIA HF R86 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Built-in Microphone
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The LEGRIA HF R86 has a built-in microphone. 51% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Face Detection

The LEGRIA HF R86 has a face detection, unlike 74% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Full HD
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The Canon LEGRIA HF R86 is Full HD, as are 57% of camcorders.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon LEGRIA HF R86 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Tripod Mountable

The LEGRIA HF R86 is tripod mountable, unlike 85% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LEGRIA HF R86 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 90% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Popularity

Popularity

The Canon LEGRIA HF R86 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 24 out of 191 camcorders.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Canon LEGRIA HF R86, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This camcorder is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Canon LEGRIA HF R86 Release Date

January 2017

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January to February is the most common period for new Canon video cameras to be released in.

That means that most of the latest Canon video camera technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. The biggest month in 2018 for new Canon camcorder releases was February, with one new Canon video cameras released that month. Nine new Canon camcorders were released in January 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Canon camcorder releases. In February 2016, eight new Canon video cameras were released making it the biggest month that year for new Canon video camera releases.

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How Fast Do Canon Video Camera Prices Drop After Release?

Canon video cameras tend to depreciate faster than most video cameras.

Most video cameras drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Canon camcorders drop in price by 8% on average. That means that on a typical Canon camcorder costing £1,141 you could save on average £93 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Canon LEGRIA HF R86 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Total Megapixels
Max Video Resolution
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Image Stabilizer Type
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Video
Full HD
Maximum Frame Rate
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Capture Modes
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Analog Signal Format System
Pre-Record Function
Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (Image)
Effective Megapixels (Movie)
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Camera File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
Light Exposure Modes
White Balance
White Balance
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-in Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (Numeric)
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Flip-Out Screen
Camera
3D
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Tripod Mountable
Colour
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Mini USB Port
USB Connectivity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Technical Details
Display Brightness Control
Lens Cover Included
Self-Timer
Date Imprinting
Battery Charger Included

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 04549292088328,  08030207007535,  08714574647784,  08714574648026,  08714574648835

Canon LEGRIA HF R86 - Other Camcorders Worth Considering

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User reviews are a lot better
27% bigger optical zoom
14% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Higher effective megapixels (movie)

£ 255.58
Newer by 16 months
A lot longer maximum battery life
23% higher maximum aperture number

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4 times higher maximum video resolution
41% bigger total megapixels
Newer by nine months

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£29 Cheaper
Newer by 14 months
41% bigger total megapixels
£40 Cheaper
18x bigger optical zoom
4.5mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
4656 x 3492 pixels pixels resolution
20% lighter
Waterproof
£41 More Expensive
£42 Cheaper
Better brand
4 times higher still image resolution

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