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Canon LEGRIA HF R88

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Canon LEGRIA HF R88
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A bargain price and fully featured 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 240g Jan 2017
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Canon LEGRIA HF R88 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 number 47 in best selling camcorders and number 58 across all camcorders.
84
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
75
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Overall Score
Excellent

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It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Longer than average maximum battery life
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Superb quality
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Canon LEGRIA HF R88 In-Depth Analysis

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Canon Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,466 owner and expert reviews (including 905 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2017.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The LEGRIA HF R88's total megapixels of only 3.28MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 34% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.7MP.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the LEGRIA HF R88 of only 0.206" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 71% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 26% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Weight

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's weight of 240g is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 53% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's maximum battery life of 3.25h is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 31% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.16h and 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.5h.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The LEGRIA HF R88 has an image stabilizer, as do 61% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 44% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 1,140x is bigger than 90% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 410x.

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Supports HDMI

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The LEGRIA HF R88 supports HDMI, as do 64% of camcorders.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Still Image Resolution

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Tripod Mountable

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

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Has a Face Detection

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

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 of 4.5 is in the highest 35% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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

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 970mm. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 1,850mm is longer than 91% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 78% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is Full HD. 60% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 5MP. The LEGRIA HF R88's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 79% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 92% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

Like most other camcorders, the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 does not have a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-in Microphone

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has a built-in microphone. 51% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the LEGRIA HF R88 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 28% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 6MP.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

manufacturer 1959c010aa, canon 8030207007528, canon 1959c010aa, code 1959c010aa, canon cnvmzs00, canon n194029w, canon cnvmza00, canon la02901, canon 328mp, canon hfr88

Barcodes:

04549292088304, 08030207007528, 08714574647845, 08714574648002, 08714574648781

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