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Canon LEGRIA HF R88

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Canon LEGRIA HF R88
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An affordable and fully featured 32x optical zoom, 240g video camera
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Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Canon LEGRIA HF R88 number 38 across all camcorders and number 50 in best selling camcorders.

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Why Has it Scored 84?

Looking across the entire KitVision camcorder range, the average reviews for all KitVision camcorders are excellent.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available.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
Longer than average maximum battery life
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Superb quality
Effortless creativity
Easily record and share
Rock steady zooming

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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
Average Display Diagonal
Very Small Total Megapixels

The LEGRIA HF R88's total megapixels of only 3.28MP is in the smallest 34% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.7MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The LEGRIA HF R88's optical zoom of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 18x.

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Average Weight
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The LEGRIA HF R88's weight of 240g is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 49% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is in the smallest 35% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life
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The shortest maximum battery life of video cameras is 0.16h, the longest is 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's maximum battery life of 3.25h is longer than 68% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has an image stabilizer. 61% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Still Image Resolution

This camcorder supports a still image resolution of 1920x1080, which is typical of many video cameras. §.

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Supports HDMI
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The LEGRIA HF R88 supports HDMI. 64% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 51% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The LEGRIA HF R88's digital zoom of 1,140x is in the biggest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 390x.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LEGRIA HF R88 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The LEGRIA HF R88 does not have a microphone in. 74% of video cameras also do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-in Microphone
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The LEGRIA HF R88 has a built-in microphone. 52% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the LEGRIA HF R88 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 34% of all video cameras when ordered 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 4.9MP.

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

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 10mm, the longest is 500mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 35mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 32.5mm is longer than 66% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (Image)

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is lower than 67% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all video cameras is 5.9MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 26MP.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 83% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Very Long 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 1,000mm. 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 longer than 95% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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

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Features Wi-Fi

The LEGRIA HF R88 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The LEGRIA HF R88 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 88% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Face Detection

The LEGRIA HF R88 has a face detection, unlike 72% of video cameras which do not have a face detection.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 has a self-timer. 90% of video cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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 4.8. The LEGRIA HF R88's maximum aperture number of 4.5 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 31% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

Video cameras have internal storage capacities of between 0.1GB and 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 24GB. The internal storage capacity of the LEGRIA HF R88 of 16GB is in the largest 35% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The closest focusing distances of video cameras range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.38m.

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Popularity

The Canon LEGRIA HF R88 is currently ranked number 38 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Release Date

Canon released the LEGRIA HF R88 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
Disc Types Supported
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers

canon 1959c010aacanon, canon 8030207007528, canon 1959c010canon, canon code1959c010, code 1959c010aa, canon 1633119t, canon cnvmzs00, canon n194029w, canon cnvmza00, canon la02901, canon hfr88, canon 328mp

Barcodes

04549292088304, 08030207007528, 08714574647845, 08714574648002, 08714574648781

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