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Canon Legria HF G40 vs Canon XA30

Canon Legria HF G40 vs Canon XA30

Canon Legria HF G40

65

Overall Score

Canon Legria HF G40

£304.95
£841.78
Our Verdict:
A pretty new 3.09MP 1 camcorder with not bad features but a price that represents inferior value for money
78
2 Reviews
41
Average
69
Good Features
79
14 Months Old
Overall Score
65
Good
3.09MP 1/2.84" Yes 900g Jun 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Canon XA30

59

Overall Score

Canon XA30

£1,309.33
Our Verdict:
A fully featured 3.09MP 1 camcorder, but with high running costs and a price that represents poor value for money
27
Poor
86
Fully-Featured
70
1 Year Old
Overall Score
59
Average
3.09MP 1/2.84" Yes 765g Nov 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 3.09MP 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07MP 2.91MP
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Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom 20x 20x
Digital Zoom 400x 400x
Image Stabilizer Type  Optical
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 Optical
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
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Filter Size 58mm 58mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)

Storage

Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC  SDXC  SDHC  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type  Memory card  Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.1m 0.01m
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Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Spotlight  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes  Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto

White Balance

White Balance  Fluorescent H  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Daylight  Shade  Custom modes  Halogen  Custom  Fluorescent H  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Daylight  Shade  Custom modes  Halogen  Custom

Flash

Shoe Mounting Point Type  Cold  Cold

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed

Display

Display Diagonal 3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution (numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230,000 pixels
Display  OLED  OLED

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 156,000 pixels
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type  handheld  handheld
Image Processor  DIGIC DV IV  DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination 0.1lx 0.1lx
Image Quality Adjustment  Brightness  Colour depth  Brightness  Colour depth

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Video

HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 35 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes  1080p  720p  1080p  720p
Video Formats Supported  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264
Video Resolutions  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 360  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 360
Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080
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 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 35fps 60fps
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Analog Signal Format System  NTSC  NTSC
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Audio

Audio Formats Supported  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++
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Audio System  Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
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 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Port 1 1
Mini USB Port 1 1

Battery

Battery Life (max) 3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.4V
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 900g 765g
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Height 84mm 84mm
Depth 231mm 182mm
Width 115mm 109mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  HDMI  USB  HDMI

Technical Details

Number of Diaphragm Blades Unknown - Click to provide data 8
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data
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