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Canon LEGRIA HF R88

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Canon LEGRIA HF R88
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A fully featured but moderately out of date 32x optical zoom, 240g video camera, with a cheap price.
32x 240g 3.28MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Jan 2017
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With excellent features, we have ranked the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 number 34 in best selling camcorders and number 46 across all camcorders.

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Why Has it Scored 83?

Looking across the entire GoPro camcorder range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are excellent.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Longer than average maximum battery life
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Superb quality
Effortless creativity
Easily record and share
Rock steady zooming

What is the Kagoo Score?

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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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Key Features

Very Small Total Megapixels
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
Average Weight
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution
Very Small Optical Sensor Size
Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life
Has an Image Stabilizer
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Still Image Resolution
Supports HDMI
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom
Very Small Total Megapixels

The LEGRIA HF R88's total megapixels of only 3.28MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 28% of all video cameras when sorted 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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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's weight of 240g is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 49% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

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

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 of only 0.206" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 29% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life
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The average maximum battery life of all camcorders is 4.2h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h. The maximum battery life of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 3.25h is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 70% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has an image stabilizer. 60% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). That's 59% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 2592 x 1944. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 640 x 360. §.

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Supports HDMI
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The LEGRIA HF R88 supports HDMI, as do 63% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The LEGRIA HF R88's digital zoom of 1,140x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 89% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 400x.

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The display diagonal of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 59% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Image)

The LEGRIA HF R88's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 26% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (image) of video cameras is 0.46MP, the highest is 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 6.1MP.

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Features Wi-Fi

The LEGRIA HF R88 features wi-Fi, unlike 78% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Movie)

Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP. The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 22% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LEGRIA HF R88 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 90% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-in Microphone
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The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has a built-in microphone, as do 51% of video cameras.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The LEGRIA HF R88 does not have a microphone in, although this is within the context that 77% of video cameras also do not have a microphone in.

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Tripod Mountable

The LEGRIA HF R88 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 1,850mm is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of video cameras range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 940mm.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 4.5 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 67% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The LEGRIA HF R88 has a self-timer, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The LEGRIA HF R88 has a vari-angle LCD display. 92% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is Full HD, as are 57% of camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The LEGRIA HF R88 has a face detection, unlike 74% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.39m. The closest focusing distance of the LEGRIA HF R88 of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 26% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Popularity

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is currently ranked number 46 across all 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.

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Release Date

This video camera was released in January 2017.

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Manufacturer's Description

Superb quality

Enjoy brilliant Full HD quality movies- even in tricky low light - that automatically sound as good as they look, thanks to a host of powerful technologies like DIGIC DV 4.

Effortless creativity

Shoot dramatic-looking movies by flexibly switching between slow and fast motion while recording. Then get creative with Touch Decoration, Cinema.

Look Filters and advanced Baby Mode.

Easily record and share

Record comfortably for longer thanks to an ergonomic design and simple, touchscreen control. Simply point and shoot for great movies then share with ease via Wi.

Fi with NFC.

Rock steady zooming

Enjoy versatile shooting and steady movies packed with distant detail using the 57x Advanced Zoom with Intelligent Image Stabilizer, wide-angle adaptor and Zoom Framing Assist.

Capture with confidence

Film for longer on a single charge and be ready for that crucial moment - with a high-capacity battery; simultaneously record in maximum quality and easy-share files.

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Canon LEGRIA HF R88 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

08714574647845, 08714574648002, 08714574648781

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