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Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon Legria HF R76

Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon Legria HF R76

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Canon Legria HF G25
Canon Legria HF R76

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A lot larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has an internal storage capacity of 32GB, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is only a 16GB internal storage capacity camcorder (16GB smaller).
15% larger display diagonal Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a display diagonal of 3.5". That's 0.5" larger than the Canon Legria HF R76 (3"). 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.

4x smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 0.1lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.3lx smaller than the Canon Legria HF R76 (0.4lx).
Vastly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Canon Legria HF G25 is 80% based on 4 reviews, however the average rating of the Canon Legria HF R76 is 60% (based on 4 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Canon Legria HF G25 is 92% based on 65 reviews, however the average rating of the Canon Legria HF R76 is 80% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
28% bigger total megapixels Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 3.28MP sensor camcorder. That's 0.91MP bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (3.28MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has an optical zoom of 32x. That's 22x bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (32x). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Hugely bigger digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 1,140x (digital), but the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 200x (digital) camcorder (940x smaller). 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.

Lower minimum aperture number Edit
Canon Legria HF R76 is 1.8 minimum aperture. That's 1 lower than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1.8).
325g lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a weight of 240g, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 565g weight camcorder (325g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller total megapixels Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 2.37MP sensor camcorder. That's 0.91MP smaller than the Canon Legria HF R76 (3.28MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Vastly smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has an optical zoom of 10x. That's 22x smaller than the Canon Legria HF R76 (32x). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Five times smaller digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF G25 is only 200x (digital), but the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 1,140x (digital) camcorder (940x 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.

36% higher minimum aperture number Edit
Canon Legria HF G25 is 2.8 minimum aperture. That's 1 higher than the Canon Legria HF R76 (1.8).
Vastly heavier Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a weight of 565g, however the Canon Legria HF R76 is a 240g weight camcorder (325g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Older by two months
The Canon Legria HF G25 is two months older than the Canon Legria HF R76.
5 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller internal storage capacity Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has an internal storage capacity of 16GB, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 32GB internal storage capacity camcorder (16GB larger).
17% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 has a display diagonal of 3". That's 0.5" smaller than the Canon Legria HF G25 (3"). 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.

76% bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF R76 is a 0.4lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.3lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (0.4lx).
Expert review Rating is vastly Worse
The Canon Legria HF R76's average expert score is only 60%, however the Canon Legria HF G25's is 80% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Canon Legria HF R76's average user score is 80%, however the Canon Legria HF G25's is 92% (based on 65 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

18 months Ago 16 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
2.37MP 3.28MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
BEST
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 32x
BEST
Digital Zoom
200x 1,140x
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,853mm
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8 1.8
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32.5mm
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
30.4 - 304 32.5 - 1853
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.25 - 42.5 2.8 - 89.6

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB 64GB
Internal Storage Capacity
32GB
BEST
16GB
Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

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

White Balance

White Balance
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
 Built-in light

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/2000

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5"
BEST
3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
922,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
260,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Photo Effects
 Cinema
 Cinema
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx
BEST
0.4lx
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
24 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Formats Supported
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 35fps

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini USB Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.55h
Video Recording Time
1.55h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-827 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
565g 240g
BEST
Height
82mm 58mm
Depth
210mm 116mm
Width
95mm 53mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Other Features

USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
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