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Canon Legria HF R706

A fairly highly rated 3.28 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
3.28MP 1/4.85" Yes 235g May 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon Legria HF R706 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Canon Legria HF R706 number 250 across all camcorders.
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47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 73%.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Quite big digital zoom
Does not have a built-in flash
Very low effective megapixels (image)

Canon Legria HF R706 Video Reviews


Canon Legria HF R706 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R706 is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon Legria HF R706 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R706 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 420x.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria HF R706 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of video cameras is 5.8MP. The Canon Legria HF R706 has a quite low effective megapixels (image) (only 2.07 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 2.9 hours, the Legria HF R706 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Supports PictBridge

The Legria HF R706 supports PictBridge, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria HF R706 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 32 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R706 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 3.28 megapixels, the Legria HF R706 has a relatively typical total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 235 grams, the Legria HF R706 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Night Mode

The Legria HF R706 has a night mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Canon Legria HF R706 has one of the lower effective megapixels (movie) (only 2.07 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Legria HF R706 has an image stabilizer, as do 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 typical of many camcorders.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a self-timer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. At 1,853 millimeter, the Legria HF R706 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria HF R706 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon Legria HF R706 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Canon Legria HF R706 has a fairly standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1238c011aa, canon 1238c019aa, canon 1238c022
Barcodes 04549292060744, 04549292060751, 08714574634890, 08714574634913, 08714574634951, 08714574636832

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