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Canon Legria HF R76
Canon Legria HF R76
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Canon Legria HF R76 Camcorder

3.28MP 1/4 240g Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good quality lens
Poor expert reviews
Recent price increase of £49.82
7 Reviews

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Reviews

Canon Has Good Video Camera Reviews

Based on 1,806 owner and expert reviews (including 388 verified purchases), Canon has good ratings for its video cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This small total megapixels camcorder received an expert rating of 60% from Les Numeriques.com. That puts this camcorder in the bottom 25% of all the video cameras of a similar type and age.


Good Quality Lens

One person thought the Canon Legria HF R76 had a good zoom. Amazon Customer mentioned “As a camcorder was very good good zoom and seemed easy to work.”.


Design

Nice Design

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Izzy said in their review of this camcorder “Really good, I know it's fashionable to use your phone these days”.

Easy to Use

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Legria HF R76 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of this age and spec also are Full HD.

We compared this camcorder to all the other Full HD camcorders and we think the Bushnell BN119740, the Panasonic HC-V380 ($327.99), and the Zoom Q4n ($249.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The Legria HF R76 has a fairly slow maximum frame rate (only 35 frames per second) compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder the maximum frame rates range from 35fps to 60fps.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria HF R76 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available including the HC-V380 ($327.99), or the HC-V380EB-K both from Panasonic or the Sony HDR-CX450 ($393.40) which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 1,853 millimeter, the Legria HF R76 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder. Across all the video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 16mm to 1,900mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 1,100mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 1,140 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R76 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for more than a year.

If you are looking for a video camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the HC-V380EB-K (3,000x), or the HC-W580EB-K (3,000x) both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 32 times zoom factor, the Legria HF R76 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

Video cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the HC-V180EB-K (50x), the HC-V380EB-K (50x), or the HC-W580EB-K (50x) all from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon Legria HF R76 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also support HDMI.

We compared all the other camcorders which support HDMI to this camcorder and we think the HC-V380 ($327.99), and the HC-V380EB-K both from Panasonic or the Zoom Q4n ($249.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Legria HF R76 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have a headphone outputs.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Legria HF R76 has a face detection, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Legria HF R76 features USB connectivity, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The Legria HF R76 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Canon Legria HF R76 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago.

There are a number of other 3" screen size video cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including the HC-W580 ($397.99), or the HC-V380 ($327.99) both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria HF R76 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder also do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Legria HF R76 does not have a built-in light, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder also do not have a built-in light.

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Image Sensor

Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders of this age and type is 2.3MP. The Legria HF R76 has one of the lower effective megapixels (movie) (only 2.07 megapixels) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4.85" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than a year ago.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This small total megapixels camcorder has been on the market since April 2017.


Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Legria HF R76 has a relatively typical maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder.

If you want a camcorder with a larger maximum memory card size then you might also want to look at the Q8 ($290) (128GB), or the Q4n ($249.99) (128GB) both from Zoom which is also higher rated.

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Battery

Average Battery Life (max)

The Legria HF R76 has a pretty standard battery life (max) (2.55 hours) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Canon Legria HFR706 (2.9h and higher rated), or the Zoom Q4n ($249.99) (3h and higher rated).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 240 grams, the Canon Legria HF R76 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon videolegriahfr76, canon manufacurer, canon 1237c010aa, canon 1633116k, canon vp167687, code 1237c010, 1237c004
Barcodes 04549292060713, 08714574634814, 08714574635057

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