Some Canon Legria HF G30 reviewers thought this camcorder had a good zoom. Amanda Parfitt wrote in her review on Amazon “I like the 20x zoom”. Mrs Jmg Radtke scored it 5 stars and she said “Excellent zoom lens”. Expert website Camcorderinfo.com said “Between the fast, 20x zoom lens, stellar image quality, wide range of shooting options” in their review of the Canon Legria HF G30.
Some customers considered that the Canon Legria HF G30 had a good autofocus. Three years ago Eagle gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Superb picture and focusing ability”. Mr. Roy Foreman said “The combination of a larger than average sensor and the ability to set a wide aperture means creating out of focus backgrounds is much easier to achieve” in his review of the Canon Legria HF G30. Mr. Roy Foreman also said “You can also adjust the focus speed - from fast t”.
A few people said that it had a good image stabiliser. Eagle mentioned three years ago “One downside in the auto mode on a tripod, is that very cleverly the stabiliser is automatically switched off.” in their review. Two years ago Mr. A. Poole wrote on Amazon “My Sony CX730 still has the best stabiliser ever, their so-called BOSS system”. Mrs Jmg Radtke gave the Canon Legria HF G30 a score of 5 stars and she said “Great image stabilization”.
A number of Canon Legria HF G30 reviewers who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good lens. Eagle said in their Canon Legria HF G30 review “Having a proper lens hood is a definite advantage”. Tommo wrote “The lens ring is the best I have used so far - it really works” and scored the product 80 out of 100.