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Canon Legria Mini X Camcorder

12.8MP 1/2 205g May 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Two industry awards
Good size
Mangler zoom
38 Reviews + 2 Awards
smartson.se Recommended M3.idg.se Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This Canon camcorder was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Smartson.se and M3.idg.se, both of which said that this big total megapixels camcorder was good.

Average Expert Reviews

This big total megapixels camcorder has an average expert rating of 77% based on ten expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and tu.no.

Canon Has Good Camcorder Reviews

We checked 1,806 expert and owner reviews (including 18 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically within its big total megapixels video cameras range. 100% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Mangler Zoom

Six people who reviewed the Canon Legria Mini X considered that it did not have a good zoom. Expert Reviews mentioned in their review of this camcorder “Zoom numrique avec stabilisation peu efficace”. Expert Reviews also wrote “Mangler zoom” in their review. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Digital zoom with stabilisation isn't very good” in their review.

Two customers who purchased this camcorder said that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Expert Reviews said two years ago “Pas de stabilisation optique”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “No optical stabilisation” in their review.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good screen. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned “The Canon Legria Mini X has a fantastic articulating screen for shooting selfie videos”.


Smart TV

WiFi Connectivity

One owner reckoned that this camcorder was good in terms of connectivity. Expert Reviews said “WiFi connectivity” in their review of this camcorder however they gave it a score of 1 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer thought this camcorder was thin. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “While the HDR-MV1 was slim and tall”.

Average Weight

At 205 grams, the Canon Legria Mini X has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Design

Robust

One person who purchased it considered that it was well made. Expert review site Gadgetspeak.com said in their review of the Canon Legria Mini X three years ago “The back has a single LED labelled Access and a flip door behind which sits the solid battery and any SD card you use”.

Design Molto Intelligente, Funzioni Scena Audio

One customer reckoned that it was well designed. Two years ago Expert Reviews said in their review of this camcorder “Design molto intelligente, funzioni scena audio”.

Good Image Quality in AVCHD 24 Mbs Mode (wideangle

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Two years ago Expert Reviews wrote in their Canon Legria Mini X review “Good audio recording with loads of options for improving quality in specific conditions” however they scored it 1 stars. Expert Reviews also said “Good image quality in AVCHD 24 Mbs mode (wideangle” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Great Picture Quality” in their review of this camcorder.

Easy to Use

Three people who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com said in their Canon Legria Mini X review two years ago “Easy to Use” nonetheless they only rated it 1 stars. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “It's particularly practical for recording interviews, shooting band practice or jam sessions, or for filming home music videos or video selfies for sharing on so” in their review of this camcorder. Delas said on Bhphotovideo.com in the same month “It's simple to use and shoots amazing quality HD videos” in their review of the Canon Legria Mini X.

Tripod Mountable

The Legria Mini X is tripod mountable, as are most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good battery life. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Great Battery Life” in their review of the Canon Legria Mini X but despite that they only rated it 1 stars.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the Legria Mini X in April 2017.


Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Legria Mini X has a fairly typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria Mini X has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available including the HDR-CX730E, or the NEX-VG20 both from Sony or the Panasonic HC-V707 which has better reviews.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The Legria Mini X supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder is 2.7mm, the longest is 92mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 30mm. At only 15.4 millimeters, the Legria Mini X has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon Legria Mini X supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

There are a number of other video cameras which support HDMI currently available that you might want to look at including the HDR-CX730E, or the NEX-VG20 both from Sony or the Panasonic HC-V707 which has better reviews.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Canon Legria Mini X has a DC-in jack. Most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also have a DC-in jack.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria Mini X does not support PictBridge, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Legria Mini X has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon Legria Mini X has a microphone in, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria Mini X is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder.

Alternative Full HD video cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the HDR-CX730E, the NEX-VG20, or the HDR-AS15 all from Sony.

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Features Pre-Record Function

The Legria Mini X features pre-record function. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera also feature pre-record function.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera range from 2" to 7.6". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Legria Mini X has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst video cameras of this age.

If this video camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the HC-V770 (£331.18) (3"), or the HC-X1000 (£1,729) (3.5") both from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Legria Mini X has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon Legria Mini X has a touchscreen, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

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

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon Legria Mini X does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago do have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Legria Mini X does not have a built-in light, unlike most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Canon Legria Mini X features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also feature wi-Fi.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria Mini X has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Legria Mini X has an AC adapter included. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Legria Mini X has a batteries included. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria Mini X has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Still Image

4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon Legria Mini X supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over five times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080. In addition, this Canon video camera support a still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1440 and 640 x 480. Big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 480 (worst) to 5472 x 3648 (best).

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the Legria Mini X is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 41% less maximum image resolution than the most frequently found maximum image resolution of 6016 x 3384 pixels.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the worst maximum image resolution across all video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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

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Camera

Has a Remotely Operated

The Legria Mini X has a remotely operated, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Minimum Illumination

With a minimum illumination of 10 lux, the Canon Legria Mini X has a quite big minimum illumination compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera. Video cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum illuminations of between 1lx and 17lx.

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Battery

Average Video Recording Time

At 2.5 hours, the Legria Mini X has a fairly average video recording time compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1632736k
Barcodes 00013803239850, 00138032398502, 04549292007558, 05054230633472, 08714574617176

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