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Canon Legria HF R706

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Canon Legria HF R706

$179.95
$159.95 $20 cheaper than 4 days ago
Canon Legria HF R706
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A low cost and fully featured 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" May 2016
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Canon Legria HF R706 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R706 number 117 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Very Good
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Has a night mode
Supports HDMI
LEGRIA HF r706
Fortlessly record and share precious moments<br>- powerful technology for superb quality video<br>- easily capture creative footage<br>- great sound to match the s
Effortlessly record and share
Y easy, comfortable shooting, thanks to a light, compact design and simple, intuitive fingertip control with a large, bright 7.5cm capacitive touchscreen. record your movies to a flashair card for easy wireless connection and sharing with your smartphone or tab
Superb quality
St of powerful technologies ensure stunning quality full HD video whatever you re shooting. these include a huge 57x advanced zoom lens to capture distant detail with automatic zoom framing assist to keep your subject in the frame; and intelligent IS to automatically counteract movement and prevent b
Creative footage
Dramatic effects with slow and fast motion recording, add fun effects to movies using touch decoration, or create atmosphere with cinema-look filters. capture your children's key moments with advanced baby mode that automatically sorts footage of up to three children into alb
Great sound
your movies sound as good as they look with audio scene select, which selects from 5 scene modes and automatically optimises audio settings to match the scene you re shoot

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Canon Legria HF R706 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Adequate Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $159.95 it is cheaper than 75% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon Legria HF R706 and the United States price of $159.95 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £249.00 ($249.00).

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Legria HF R706 of 3.28MP is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the Canon Legria HF R706 of 32x is bigger than 81% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The Legria HF R706's optical sensor size of only 0.206" is in the smallest 30% of all camcorders when ordered 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 the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Weight

The Legria HF R706's weight of 235g is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 43% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the Canon Legria HF R706 of 2.9h is fairly typical compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 46% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R706 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Has a Night Mode

The Legria HF R706 has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R706 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Legria HF R706's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 66% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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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 R706's digital zoom of 1,140x is bigger than 86% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 92% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon Legria HF R706 is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Supports PictBridge

The Legria HF R706 supports PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The closest focusing distance of the Canon Legria HF R706 of 0.1m is bigger than 65% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF R706 is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Legria HF R706's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,850mm is in the longest 13% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 930mm.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R706 has a face detection, which is unusual. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other camcorders, the Legria HF R706 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Legria HF R706's maximum memory card size of 64GB is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 43% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon Legria HF R706 of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 25% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.7MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Legria HF R706 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Legria HF R706 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1238c011aa

Barcodes:

04549292060744, 04549292060751, 08714574634890, 08714574634913, 08714574634951, 08714574634968, 08714574636832

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