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Canon Legria Mini X
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Canon Legria Mini X Camcorder

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12.8MP 1/2.3 205g CMOS May 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Professional-sounding Results Enjoy movies that sound as good as they look with advanced audio. A large built-in stereo microphone with a high signal to noise ratio and wider dynamic range... More
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14 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

On average Canon big total megapixels camcorders have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all camcorders built by Canon.

Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the Legria Mini X, the Legria Mini X has an image stabilizer.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Sony HDR-PJ810 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Legria Mini X has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Legria Mini X also have an HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other video cameras with an HDMI currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-PJ650, or the Panasonic HC-W850.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 205 grams, the Legria Mini X is fairly light compared to most of the other big total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the Legria Mini X. The lightest video camera of this spec and age is 65g weight and the heaviest is 3kg.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the easypix DVC5127 Trip (£51.11) (190g).

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The Canon Legria Mini X supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most camcorders that were released more than two years ago. This video camera also supports an SD compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC compatible memory cards is in fact the best supported memory card type across all video cameras of this spec and age.

An MS PRO compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of video camera.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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DIGIC DV IV Image Processor

The Legria Mini X has a better image processor than most camcorders of a similar age and type to it. This video camera has a DIGIC DV IV image processor, whereas most video cameras that were released more than two years ago have a BIONZ image processor.

This camcorder's image processor (DIGIC DV IV) is in fact the best image processor across all video cameras of this age and type.

The worst image processor amongst comparable types of camcorder is BIONZ.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Legria Mini X has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) (12 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the Legria Mini X. Camcorders of a similar age and spec to the Legria Mini X have effective megapixels (movie)s of between 1.1MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 9.3MP.

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Has Four Scene Modess

The Legria Mini X has a greater number of scene modes than most big total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to it. This video camera has a Snow scene modes, which is the most frequently found scene modes found on camcorders of this age and type. The scene modess "Beach", "Night" and "Sports" are also found on this Canon video camera.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the Legria Mini X, the Legria Mini X has a built-in display.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other camcorders with a built-in display currently available including the Sony HDR-PJ650, or the Panasonic HC-W850 which has better reviews.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This video camera has a 1080p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and type to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on video cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Three White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Legria Mini X is more than most comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on camcorders of a similar spec and age to the Legria Mini X. The white balances "Daylight" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon video camera.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 15.4 millimeters, the Canon Legria Mini X has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the Legria Mini X. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of video cameras of a similar spec and age to the Legria Mini X range from 2.8mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 28mm.

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2/3" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of this spec and age.

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13 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

The Legria Mini X is not Full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other big total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the Legria Mini X are also not Full HD.

If you would prefer a video camera that is Full HD then you might also want to consider the NEX-VG20, or the HDR-AS15 both from Sony.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Canon Legria Mini X does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the Legria Mini X also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens to this camcorder and we think the NEX-VG20, or the NEX-VG30 both from Sony which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Legria Mini X has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other big total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to the Legria Mini X. The average display diagonal of big total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 3.1".

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.7" screen size video cameras currently available including the Canon Legria Mini which has better reviews.

If this Canon video camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the HC-V770 (£394.99) (3"), or the HC-X1000 (£1,734.00) (3.5") both from Panasonic or the Sony FDR-AXP33 (£949.99) (3") which is also higher rated.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

The highest still image resolution supported by the Legria Mini X is 640 x 480. That's 85% less still image resolution than a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most common still image resolution supported by similar spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Legria Mini X. In addition, this video camera support a still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 3000 and 1920 x 1440.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) is actually the worst supported still image resolution across all video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Legria Mini X.

The best supported still image resolution amongst comparable types of camcorder is 4608 x 3456.

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Not 3D

The Legria Mini X is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the Legria Mini X are also not 3D.

Video cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic HC-V707 which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the Legria Mini X, the Canon Legria Mini X is not waterproof.

If you are looking for a camcorder that is waterproof then you might also want to consider the Panasonic HX-WA30 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Legria Mini X does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the Legria Mini X also do not have a built-in projector.

It is worth also looking at alternative video cameras which also have a built-in projector including the HDR-PJ650, the HDR-PJ810, or the FDR-AXP33 (£949.99) all from Sony.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most big total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the Legria Mini X do not have a night mode. The Canon Legria Mini X is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon Legria Mini X has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 43.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the Legria Mini X. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 34mm and the longest is 730mm.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 230,000 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Legria Mini X has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s amongst camcorders of this age.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the Canon Legria Mini X is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% less maximum image resolution than the most common maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

This camcorder's maximum image resolution (4000 x 3000 pixels) is actually the worst maximum image resolution amongst all big total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to the Legria Mini X.

Amongst similar types of camcorder the best maximum image resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Quite Big Minimum Illumination

The Legria Mini X has a quite big minimum illumination (10 lux) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the Legria Mini X. Across all the big total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as the Legria Mini X the minimum illuminations range from 1lx to 17lx.

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Only 5s Self-Timer Delay

This camcorder self-timer delay, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon Legria Mini X

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many big total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the Legria Mini X over two years ago.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Legria Mini X has a relatively typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 64GB maximum memory card size video cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon Legria Mini.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many big total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Video Recording Time

With a video recording time of 2.5 hours, the Canon Legria Mini X has a relatively standard video recording time compared to most of the other big total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to the Legria Mini X.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Wide Angle Lens System
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Camcorder Tape Type
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer Delay
Remotely Operated
Design
Tripod Mountable
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Pre-Record
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
S-Video Out
PictBridge
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(16)
30 January 2015

The Canon Legria Mini X has a fantastic articulating screen for shooting selfie videos but its image quality left us a little disappointed...

Good audio recording with loads of options for improving quality in specific conditions
Headphones and mic sockets, audio mixing
Can run off the mains
WiFi connectivity
Good image quality in AVCHD 24 Mbs mode (wideangle)
No optical stabilisation
Digital zoom with stabilisation isn't very good
Mains charging only (no standalone battery charger supplied)
No live broadcast mode
No exposure histogram or electronic levels
1 December 2014

The front of the unit has the lens with twin microphones either side of it. When off the lens is covered. The back has a single LED labelled Access and a flip door behind which sits the solid... Read more…

29 April 2014

The Canon Legria Mini X is actually more impressive at recording audio than videos or photos. It's particularly practical for recording interviews, shooting band practice or jam sessions, or for...

17 February 2014

Think of it as Nirvana for the selfie hunter in us all. When Canon introduced the Legria mini a year back, the brand took a strong few steps into the video content creation phenomenon. After the... Read more…

Plus doué en audio qu'en vidéo / photo, le Legria Mini X se montre bien pratique et performant pour une interview, la capture d'un clip musical fait maison ou la "selfie" vidéo à poster sur...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Delas
Delas would recommend the Canon Vixia mini (Verified Purchase)

I use this mainly for video blogging. It's simple to use and shoots amazing quality HD videos. The mic picks up great sound as well (not so great in windy situations though). The only issue I have... Read more…

Easy to Use
Good Image Stabilization
Great Picture Quality
Great Sound
Large Clear LCD
Limited Zoom
Poor In Low Light
No Zoom Function
No zoom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 by Chzarei Pacaco
(Verified Purchase)

Works very well. Received in good condition.

This camcorder is a disappointment from imaging experts Canon. Aimed at bloggers I was expecting good quality in low light, but its rather poor, and the auto white balance does not even correct... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2016 by Peter Piper

The Canon LEGRIA Mini X is a niche product. By that, I mean it's not just a slightly funky alternative camcorder/camera, I mean it takes a problem and solves it in a way other camcorders don't.... Read more…

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Andy K

Perfect for personal recordings. I am using it for recording Training Videos for a School Database, tapping into the superior audio recording. Video at 24 fps (sadly the highest), and full HD... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon vp841204, canon 9114b004, canon 1632736k, canon 9114b004a, canon 9114b004aa, canon 4549292007558
Barcodes 00013803239850, 00138032398502, 04549292007558, 05054230633472, 08714574617176

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