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Canon Legria HF R60
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Canon Legria HF R60 Camcorder

3.28MP 1/4 240g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Canon video cameras have good reviews
Good quality
Good value for money

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Reviews

Canon Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

Small total megapixels camcorders manufactured by Canon have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all video cameras (not just small total megapixels camcorders) and found that Canon also has good ratings across its entire range.


Design

Good Quality

Two Canon Legria HF R60 owners considered that this camcorder was good quality.

Two years ago Nemai wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Downside is the Canon has better everything else, quality, battery, features.” in their Canon Legria HF R60 review and gave it a score of 6 stars. Pastor Ken rated this camcorder 7 stars and said in their review of the Canon Legria HF R60 “The quality is incredible! I can hardly believe how much difference there is between this camera”.

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Price

Good Value for Money

One person who bought the Canon Legria HF R60 concluded that it was good value for money.

Nemai mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “I use a camcorder for everything and this WOULD be the best in this size/price range.”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One Canon Legria HF R60 owner who bought this camcorder reckoned that it had a good battery life.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R60 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to the Legria HF R60 also are Full HD.

We compared this camcorder to all the other Full HD camcorders and we think because of it's better review score, the HC-V250 ($480.99), and the HDC-TM900 both from Panasonic or the Canon Vixia HF M40 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

Like most of the other video cameras of this type and age, the Canon Legria HF R60 supports HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available including because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF M40, the XF105 ($8,499.00), or the Vixia HF R40 all from Canon.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R60 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the Legria HF R60 also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Vixia HF M40, or the XF105 ($8,499.00) both from Canon or the Sony HDR-PJ230/B ($191.90) which has better reviews.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Canon Legria HF R60 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the Legria HF R60.

There are a number of other 1,140x (digital) camcorders currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF R62, or the Vixia HF R500 both from Canon.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 32 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R60 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the Legria HF R60.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 32x (optical) camcorders currently available including because of it's better review score, the Legria HF R56, the Vixia HF R600, or the Vixia HF R500 all from Canon.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Other Features

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of this spec and age, the Canon Legria HF R60 is not waterproof.

If you are looking for a camcorder that is waterproof then you might also want to look at the Panasonic HX-A100 ($289.95) which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Legria HF R60 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the camcorders of this type and age the display resolutions (numeric) range from 23,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 360,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Legria HF R60 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the Legria HF R60.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen size camcorders currently available including the Vixia HF M40, or the Legria HF R46 both from Canon or the Sharp HC-V550 which has better reviews.

If this small total megapixels camcorder display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony HXR-NX3/1 ($2,899.99) (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Storage

Very Small Flash Memory

The flash memory of small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the Legria HF R60 range from 4GB to 120GB, and the average flash memory is 22GB. The Legria HF R60 has one of the smaller flash memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market for over two years.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 240 grams, the Canon Legria HF R60 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the Legria HF R60.

We compared this video camera to all the other 240g weight camcorders and we think the Canon Vixia HF R62 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0279c0013, canon 0279c0011, canon 0279c0018, canon 0279c0012, canon 0279c0014, canon 0279c0015, canon 0279c0017, canon 0279c0016, canon 0279c046
Barcodes 00636983490479, 00636983490486, 00636983490493, 00636983490509, 00636983490516, 00636983490523, 00636983490530, 00636983490547

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