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Canon Legria HF G25
Canon Legria HF G25
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Canon Legria HF G25 Camcorder

2.37MP 1/3 565g Jan 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Canon has good reviews for its camcorders
Fairly large display diagonal
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 1,806 owner and expert reviews (including 388 verified purchases), Canon has good ratings for its video cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Viewfinder

Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of only 0.24 inches, the Canon Legria HF G25 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. Across all the video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.24" to 2.8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.64".

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Battery

Very Short Video Recording Time

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a fairly short video recording time (only 1.55 hours) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec. Video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder have video recording times of between 1h and 95h, and the average video recording time is 18h.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 1.91 hours, the Legria HF G25 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The average weight of video cameras that came out more than two years ago is 460g. The Legria HF G25 is one of the heavier small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago (565 grams) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Legria HF G25 does not have a built-in light, although this is within the context that most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon Legria HF G25 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera also do not have a built-in flash.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Legria HF G25 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF G25 has a face detection. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have a face detection.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera is 2.9". When compared to other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder, the Legria HF G25's display diagonal of 3.5 inches is one of the largest.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera is 360,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 23,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 922,000 pixels, the Canon Legria HF G25 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years also have a touchscreen.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF G25 is tripod mountable. Most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago also are tripod mountable.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

Most video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder have between one and two memory slots, including the Canon Legria HF G25 which has two memory slots.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Legria HF G25 has a relatively typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Camera

Features Progressive Scan

The Legria HF G25 features progressive scan, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Features Back Light Compensation

The Legria HF G25 features back light compensation, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Small Minimum Illumination

With a minimum illumination of only 0.1 lux, the Legria HF G25 has one of the smaller minimum illuminations amongst similar spec camcorders of this age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago the minimum illuminations range from 0.05lx to 7lx.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF G25 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders with an image stabilizer and we think cheaper video cameras such as the Canon Vixia HF R62 is also worth considering.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder is 10x and the biggest is 78x. At only 10 times zoom factor, the Legria HF G25 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a video camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Canon Vixia HF R62 (32x) which is also cheaper.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 304 millimeters, the Legria HF G25 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder is 1,000mm.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon Legria HF G25 has a quite low maximum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.6.

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Very High Minimum Aperture Number

Comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 3.1, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.9. With a minimum aperture number of 2.8, the Legria HF G25 has a quite high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 200 times zoom factor, the Canon Legria HF G25 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

Video cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Canon Vixia HF R62 (1,140x and cheaper).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon Legria HF G25 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder also support HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available including cheaper video cameras such as the Canon Vixia HF R62.

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Has a Microphone in

The Legria HF G25 has a microphone in, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Legria HF G25 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria HF G25 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also do not support PictBridge.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF G25 is Full HD, as are most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

We compared this video camera to all the other Full HD video cameras and we think the Canon Vixia HF R62 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Video cameras which are Full HD that might also be worth looking at include the Canon Legria HFG25.

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Features Dual Shot (video & Photo)

The Canon Legria HF G25 features dual shot (video & photo). Most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder also feature dual shot (video & photo).

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Features Pre-Record Function

The Canon Legria HF G25 features pre-record function. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder also feature pre-record function.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this video camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8063b004aa, canon 8063b012aa, home 8063b012aa, canon bck0zs00, canon bck0za00, canon vp668010, canon 8gvpzs00, canon 8gvpza00
Barcodes 04054842255049, 04960999965758, 05054230951897, 05054531175190, 05055860521962, 05712505094433, 08714574600987, 08714574600994, 08714574601007, 08714574601014, 08714574601410, 08714574617954, 08714574618012

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