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Canon Legria HF G40vsCanon XA30

Canon Legria HF G40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

Canon Legria HF G40

£1,300.00
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and best selling 20x optical zoom, 900g camcorder, with great features
85
Reviews
1 Review
65
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
82
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
20x 900g 3.09MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 900g
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Release Date Jan 2016
Canon XA30

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Canon XA30

£899.00
£413.80
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and positively reviewed 20x optical zoom, 765g camcorder, with a fair price
92
Reviews
31 Reviews
70
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
78
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
20x 765g 3.09MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Nov 2015
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 765g
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Release Date Nov 2015
Canon Legria HF G40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

Canon Legria HF G40

£1,300.00
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and best selling 20x optical zoom, 900g camcorder, with great features
85
Reviews
1 Review
65
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
82
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
20x 900g 3.09MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 900g
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Release Date Jan 2016
Canon XA30

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Canon XA30

£899.00
£413.80
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and positively reviewed 20x optical zoom, 765g camcorder, with a fair price
92
Reviews
31 Reviews
70
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
78
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
20x 765g 3.09MP 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Nov 2015
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 765g
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Release Date Nov 2015

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
No data 1 Reason For
£401 Cheaper
The Canon XA30 costs £401 less than the Canon Legria HF G40.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Best
5 stars
5 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
1 review
No reviews found

Date Released

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
31 months old Best 33 months old

Key Features

Weight

'Weight' denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Display Diagonal

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Optical Zoom 20x 20x
Weight 900g 765g
BEST
Total Megapixels 3.09MP 3.09MP
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 
 
 
Lens System Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Digital Zoom 400x 400x
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 576mm 576mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 26.8mm 26.8mm
Maximum Aperture Number 2.8 8
BEST
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 58mm 58mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data 26.8 - 576
Focal Length Range (F-F) 3.67 - 73.4 3.67 - 73.4
 
 
 
Video Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Maximum Frame Rate 35fps 60fps
BEST
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 35 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Resolutions
1280 x 720 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 640 x 360
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 360
1280 x 720 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 640 x 360
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 360
 
 
 
Image Sensor Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (Image) 2.07MP 2.91MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (Movie) 2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Camcorder Media Type
Memory Card
 Memory Card
Memory Card
 Memory Card
 
 
 
Focusing Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Closest Focusing Distance 0.1m 0.01m
BEST
Focus Adjustment
Manual
 Manual
Manual
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Light Exposure Modes
Manual Auto
 Manual
 Auto
Manual Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 
 
 
White Balance Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
White Balance
Auto Daylight
Fluorescent Fluorescent H
Manual Shade
Tungsten Cloudy
Custom Modes Halogen
 Auto
 Daylight
 Fluorescent
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Shade
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Custom Modes
 Halogen
Auto Daylight
Fluorescent Fluorescent H
Manual Shade
Tungsten Cloudy
Custom Modes Halogen
 Auto
 Daylight
 Fluorescent
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Shade
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Custom Modes
 Halogen
 
 
 
Shutter Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 1/2000
 
 
 
Display Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Display Diagonal 2.7" 3.5"
BEST
Display Resolution (Numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230,000 Pixels
Display
OLED
 OLED
OLED
 OLED
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 156,000 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Minimum Illumination 0.1lx 0.1lx
 
 
 
Audio Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Audio System
Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Port 1 1
Mini USB Port 1 1
 
 
 
Battery Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Maximum Battery Life 4.35h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type BP-828 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.4V
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 45
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Height 84mm 84mm
Depth 231mm 182mm
Width 115mm 109mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Cables Included
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA30
Number of Diaphragm Blades Unknown - Click to provide data 8
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data DC, Battery

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