Canon Legria HF R76 vs Zoom Q8

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Canon Legria HF R76
Zoom Q8

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 3"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.3" larger than the Zoom Q8 (2.7""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

20g lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a weight of 240gg, whereas the Zoom Q8 is a 260gg weight camcorder (20g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Smaller Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 58mmmm high. That's 11mm smaller than the Zoom Q8 (69mmmm).
37% smaller Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 116mmmm deep camcorder. That's 42mm smaller than the Zoom Q8 (158mmmm).
Better user reviews
Based on 3 user reviews, the average review score of the Canon Legria HF R76 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Zoom Q8 is 71% (based on 17 reviews).
6 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Zoom Q8 is a 4xx (digital) camcorder. That's 3x bigger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (4xx). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Zoom Q8 is a 35mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 34mm longer than the Canon Legria HF R76 (35mmmm).
Faster maximum frame rate Edit
The Zoom Q8 is a 60fpsfps camcorder. That's 25fps faster than the Canon Legria HF R76 (60fpsfps).
Smaller Edit
Zoom Q8 is 48mmmm wide, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 53mmmm wide camcorder (5mm bigger).
$343 cheaper
The Zoom Q8 costs $119.99, whereas the Canon Legria HF R76 is $463.00.
Available from 7 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a digital zoom of 1,140xx, however the Zoom Q8 is a 4xx (digital) camcorder (3x bigger). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

34mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a maximum focal length of 1,853mmmm, but the Zoom Q8 is a 35mmmm maximum focal length camcorder (34mm longer).
Hugely slower maximum frame rate Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a maximum frame rate of 35fpsfps, but the Zoom Q8 is a 60fpsfps camcorder (25fps faster).
10% bigger Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 53mmmm wide camcorder. That's 5mm bigger than the Zoom Q8 (48mmmm).
More expensive by $343
The Canon Legria HF R76 is $343.01 more expensive than the Zoom Q8.
Fewer sellers
The Canon Legria HF R76 is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Zoom Q8 is stocked by 9 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Zoom Q8 has a screen size of 2.7"", but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 3"" screen size camcorder (0.3" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

8% heavier Edit
The Zoom Q8 is a 260gg weight camcorder. That's 20g heavier than the Canon Legria HF R76 (260gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

16% bigger Edit
The Zoom Q8 has a height of 69mmmm, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 58mmmm high camcorder (11mm smaller).
A lot bigger Edit
Zoom Q8 is 158mmmm deep, but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 116mmmm deep camcorder (42mm smaller).
One month older
The Zoom Q8 is older than the Canon Legria HF R76 by one month.
Lower user review Score
The Zoom Q8 only has an average user rating of 71%, but the Canon Legria HF R76 has an average user rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.28MP 3MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
1,140x 4x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length
1,853mm 35mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
32.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Value
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
32.5 - 1853 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 89.6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB
BEST
128GB
Internal Storage Capacity
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Daylight

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1/2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
2.7"
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
0.4lx Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 848 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 848 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
35fps 60fps
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Format
 WAV
 AAC++
 WAV
 AAC++
BEST
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Life
2.9h Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
4.3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-727 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2V
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700mAh
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
240g
BEST
260g
Height
58mm
BEST
69mm
Depth
116mm
BEST
158mm
Width
53mm 48mm
BEST

Other Features

Program Auto Exposure (AE)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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