Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Amanda Parfitt said in her review of the Canon Legria HF G30 on Amazon “I like the 20x zoom” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mrs Jmg Radtke scored it 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Excellent zoom lens” in her Canon Legria HF G30 review. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Canon Legria HF G30 on PC Mag “It features an impressive 20x zoom lens that captures a wide-angle field of view, excellent image stabilization” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Five Canon Legria HF G30 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good autofocus. Dj Snap said on Amazon “The quality (mp4) is exceptional, autofocus is very good at guessing what your filming”. Eagle gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Canon Legria HF G30 on Amazon “Superb picture and focusing ability”. Mr. Roy Foreman wrote on Amazon last year “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”.
Some Canon Legria HF G30 reviewers concluded that the product had a good image stabiliser. Eagle said on Amazon “One downside in the auto mode on a tripod, is that very cleverly the stabiliser is automatically switched off.” in their review of this camcorders and rated the Canon Legria HF G30 4 stars. Mr. A. Poole wrote on Amazon “My Sony CX730 still has the best stabiliser ever, their so-called BOSS system” in their review of this camcorders. Mrs Jmg Radtke wrote “Great image stabilization” in her Canon Legria HF G30 review.
Two people wrote in their reviews that the Canon Legria HF G30 had a good lens. Eagle and said “Having a proper lens hood is a definite advantage” in their review of the Canon Legria HF G30. Tommo said on Amazon three years ago “The lens ring is the best I have used so far - it really works” in their review of the Canon Legria HF G30.