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Canon Legria HF R56

A very highly rated 3.2 megapixel 1 video camera with good features
3.2MP 1/4.85" Yes 235g Oct 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Canon Legria HF R56 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R56 number 177 across all camcorders.
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57 Reviews
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Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 57 reviews.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This Canon camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long battery life (max)
Full HD
Very low effective megapixels (image)
Only 1" optical sensor size

Canon Legria HF R56 Video Reviews


Canon Legria HF R56 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h. The Canon Legria HF R56 has a very long battery life (max) (145 hours) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Average Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 3.2 megapixels, the Legria HF R56 has a relatively average total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. With an effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07 megapixels, the Legria HF R56 has one of the lower effective megapixels (image) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 235 grams, the Canon Legria HF R56 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R56 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF R56 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon Legria HF R56 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon Legria HF R56 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R56 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Legria HF R56 has a pretty standard optical zoom (32 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Legria HF R56 has a pretty typical digital zoom (57 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R56 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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