Several Canon Legria HF G25 owners mentioned in their reviews that this camcorder had a good autofocus. A Reviewer mentioned on Amazon “Images are excellent and the auto-focus if you need it is very fast” in their review. Charlie-Cj wrote on Amazon “This camcorder offers loads of manual and automatic options, like exposure compensation, Gain, manual focus, face detection (works well), white balance, audio level indicator, accurate X.V” in their review of the Canon Legria HF G25. H mentioned “I was mainly looking for a camera with decent focus behavior (no hunting, good tracking), good hand-held performance” and rated it 4 stars.
A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Ian Thomas said “It is also better in full daylight too, thanks to the superb wide-angle lens and included lens hood which shields from glare in sunny conditions” in his review of the Canon Legria HF G25. Philip Chambers said three years ago “Brought the G25 which has a wider angle lens” in his Canon Legria HF G25 review. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their review of the Canon Legria HF G25 “It also has a 30.4mm wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens to capture full high-definition videos”.
Two Canon Legria HF G25 owners said that this camcorder had a good zoom. Charlie-Cj mentioned on Amazon “A very jerky zoom (to rapidly zoom in on a target for a photo” in their review of the Canon Legria HF G25.
Some people who reviewed the product said that it had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago H wrote on Amazon “With wide angles it produces surprisingly good stabilization”. Ian Thomas rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The automatic image stabilisation is very effective, even before activating the "Powered IS" feature”.