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Canon Legria HF G40

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Canon Legria HF G40

Canon Legria HF G40
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A fully featured and critically acclaimed 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2016
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Canon Legria HF G40 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF G40 number 279 across all camcorders.
90
Reviews
2 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This Canon camcorder has some great features:
Longer than average maximum battery life
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Supports HDMI
LEGRIA HF g40
Press your creativity with professional quality video<br>- excellent versatility in a handheld design<br>- designed for advanced shooting and connectivity<br>- enjoy custom control with quick access to functions<br>- quickly capture all the action in creative foo
Professional video quality
Versatile handheld shooting
Advanced connectivity
Quick custom control
Creative footage

Canon Legria HF G40 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Canon Legria HF G40 of only 3.09MP is smaller than 73% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Canon Legria HF G40 of 0.352" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 38% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon Legria HF G40 of 20x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 47% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Legria HF G40 of 900g is heavier than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The maximum battery life of the Legria HF G40 of 4.35h is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 79% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF G40 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Legria HF G40's digital zoom of 400x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 26% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Canon Legria HF G40's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 69% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF G40 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Legria HF G40 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF G40 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Legria HF G40 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria HF G40 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Supports PictBridge

The Legria HF G40 supports PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Legria HF G40's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26.8mm is in the shortest 22% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the Legria HF G40 of only 2.8 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 88% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon Legria HF G40 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of all video cameras is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m. The closest focusing distance of the Legria HF G40 of 0.1m is in the biggest 33% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1005c012aa

Barcodes:

00635131601071, 04549292053500, 08714574633565, 08714574633596, 08714574636931

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