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Canon Legria HF R57

70

Overall Score

Canon Legria HF R57

Canon Legria HF R57

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A good spec but 5 year old 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.2MP 236g Dec 2012
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Canon Legria HF R57 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R57 number 446 across all camcorders.
79
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average optical zoom
Very small total megapixels
Very low effective megapixels (movie)

Canon Legria HF R57 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Legria HF R57 of only 3.2MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 72% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Average Weight

The Legria HF R57's weight of 236g is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 54% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on video cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Legria HF R57 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 26% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R57 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This camcorder supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Legria HF R57 of only 0.01m is in the smallest 26% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average closest focusing distance of all video cameras is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R57 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon Legria HF R57 of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is lower than 78% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9175b025aa

Barcodes:

08714574617152

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