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Canon Legria HF R806vsSony HDRCX405

Canon Legria HF R806

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this camcorder has a very great audio quality, really great picture quality and it's very easy to use. It's an award winning and fully featured 32x optical zoom, 235g camcorder, with a good price. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI.
3.28MP
32x
OPTICAL ZOOM
235g
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
1"
OPTICAL
3.25h
BATTERY LIFE
3"
SCREEN SIZE
1,140x
(DIGITAL)
92
Reviews
59 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony HDRCX405

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score

Sony HDRCX405

$133.84
$200.65
Our Verdict:
Multiple reviews mentioned that this camcorder has a good video quality, really great picture quality and it's very easy to use. It's a critically acclaimed and fully featured 30x optical zoom, 190g camcorder, with a reasonable price. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI.
9.2MP
30x
OPTICAL ZOOM
190g
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
1"
OPTICAL
0.92h
BATTERY LIFE
9.2 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
2.29 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
2.7"
SCREEN SIZE
350x
(DIGITAL)
HD
96
Reviews
728 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Canon Legria HF R806

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this camcorder has a very great audio quality, really great picture quality and it's very easy to use. It's an award winning and fully featured 32x optical zoom, 235g camcorder, with a good price. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI.
3.28MP
32x
OPTICAL ZOOM
235g
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
1"
OPTICAL
3.25h
BATTERY LIFE
3"
SCREEN SIZE
1,140x
(DIGITAL)
92
Reviews
59 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony HDRCX405

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score

Sony HDRCX405

$133.84
$200.65
Our Verdict:
Multiple reviews mentioned that this camcorder has a good video quality, really great picture quality and it's very easy to use. It's a critically acclaimed and fully featured 30x optical zoom, 190g camcorder, with a reasonable price. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI.
9.2MP
30x
OPTICAL ZOOM
190g
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
1"
OPTICAL
0.92h
BATTERY LIFE
9.2 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
2.29 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
2.7"
SCREEN SIZE
350x
(DIGITAL)
HD
96
Reviews
728 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
12 Reasons For
Slightly Bigger Optical Zoom
The Canon Legria HF R806 has an optical zoom of 32, but the Sony HDRCX405 is only a 30x optical zoom camcorder (2x smaller).

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

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A Lot Higher Maximum Aperture Number
The Canon Legria HF R806 is a 4.5 maximum aperture value camcorder, whereas the Sony HDRCX405 is only a 1.8 maximum aperture value camcorder (2.7 lower).

In photography, the aperture number refers to the size of the hole in the front of the lens, through which light is let through. The larger the aperture, the more light can pass through into the camcorder's sensor. Photographers can modify this aperture to control the 'depth of field' for their shot - this is how much of the shot is held in focus, and how much is blurred. Aperture numbers are measured in f/stops: rather confusingly a larger aperture number translates to a smaller hole, therefore a smaller amount of light will be let through.

A larger aperture number means that the camcorder's lens will be able to close to a very small hole, letting in very little light. This can be used for very tight depths of field shots, allowing on a single part of the photo to be in full focus, leading to some very nice artistic shots.

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Built-in Flash
The Canon Legria HF R806 has a built-in flash, but the Sony HDRCX405 does not.

'Built-in Flash' denotes whether the camcorder has a flash unit built into it, or whether you have to rely on natural lighting or external flash units.

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Slightly Larger Display Diagonal
Canon Legria HF R806 is 3 screen size, but the Sony HDRCX405 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.3" smaller).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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Longer Maximum Battery Life
The Canon Legria HF R806 is a 3.25 battery life camcorder. That's 2.33h longer than the Sony HDRCX405 (0.92h).

'Maximum Battery Life' indicates how long the camcorder is capable of recording video for, measured in hours.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

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Two Years Newer
The Canon Legria HF R806 was released four years ago, but the Sony HDRCX405 was released six years ago
One More Award
The Canon Legria HF R806 has received 1 award, however the Sony HDRCX405 has received no awards.
More Reasonably Priced
Our analysis of the Canon Legria HF R806 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Canon Legria HF R806 was more reasonably priced.
Better in Terms of Size
Our analysis of the Canon Legria HF R806 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Canon Legria HF R806 was better in terms of size. Several people thought that it was very lightweight and was compact.
Easier to Use
Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Canon Legria HF R806 was easier to use. More than 40 people thought that it was very easy to use and two people thought that it was also easy to setup.
Better Great Video Quality
On average reviewers thought the Canon Legria HF R806 was better great video quality. Over 40 people thought that it had a really great picture quality.
Better Great Audio Quality
Our analysis of the Canon Legria HF R806 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Canon Legria HF R806 was better great audio quality. Over 20 people thought that it had a really great audio quality.
15 Reasons For
45g Lighter
The Sony HDRCX405 is a 190 camcorder. That's 45g lighter than the Canon Legria HF R806 (235g).

'Weight' denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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5.92MP Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony HDRCX405 has a total megapixels of 9.2, but the Canon Legria HF R806 is only a 3.28MP camcorder (5.92MP smaller).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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Significantly Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Sony HDRCX405 is 10 minimum focal length, but the Canon Legria HF R806 is a 32.5mm minimum focal length camcorder (22.5mm longer).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore smaller focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camcorder can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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Faster Maximum Frame Rate
The Sony HDRCX405 is a 60 camcorder. That's 10fps faster than the Canon Legria HF R806 (50fps).

'Maximum Frame Rate' denotes how many frames per second (fps) are captured and displayed when recording video.

A higher fps means that the camcorder is recording far more frames for every second of footage, leading to a far smoother and more fluid video - the action will be less jerky and look of a higher quality.

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9% Higher Effective Megapixels (Image)
The Sony HDRCX405 is a 2.29 camcorder. That's 0.22MP higher than the Canon Legria HF R806 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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0.22MP Higher Effective Megapixels (Movie)
Sony HDRCX405 is 2.29 (movie mode), but the Canon Legria HF R806 is only a 2.07MP (movie mode) camcorder (0.22MP lower).

The resolution of the videos a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed frames and the videos will appear sharper.

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Smile Detection
The Sony HDRCX405 features smile detection, whereas the Canon Legria HF R806 does not.

Smile detection is a system to automatically detect when people in the camcorder's shot are smiling, and pull focus towards them to make sure they're always in full focus.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Sony HDRCX405 has received a Kagoo Score of 87, whereas the Canon Legria HF R806 scored 78.
$221 Cheaper
The Sony HDRCX405 is $220.72 cheaper than the Canon Legria HF R806.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User Reviews Are Moderately Better
Based on 711 reviews, the average user review score of the Sony HDRCX405 is 88%, whereas the average rating of the Canon Legria HF R806 is 87% (based on 58 reviews).
Overall Reviews Are Better
Based on 711 reviews, the average overall review score of the Sony HDRCX405 is 88%, whereas the average rating of the Canon Legria HF R806 is 83% (based on 59 reviews).
More Customers Recommend it
64.6% of 715 customers recommend the Sony HDRCX405, but only 29.7% of 91 customers recommend the Canon Legria HF R806.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 95%, but Canon only has an average rating of 94.5%.
Has Useful Technical Features
Our analysis of the Sony HDRCX405 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Sony HDRCX405 has useful technical features. Over 20 people thought that it had very good features and two people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

Awards

Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Sony HDRCX405 has better user reviews than the Canon Legria HF R806. The average user reviews score for the Sony HDRCX405 is 88% based on 711 reviews, where as the average score for the Canon Legria HF R806 is 87% based on 58 reviews.
Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
5 stars
37 reviews
4 stars
13 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
4 reviews
1 star
2 reviews
Best
5 stars
422 reviews
4 stars
210 reviews
3 stars
38 reviews
2 stars
20 reviews
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21 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Canon. The average brand rating for Sony is 95% based on over 5,700 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Canon is 94.5% based on over 1,600 reviews.
Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
Canon

95

95

Based on over 1,600 reviews
Sony

95

95

Based on over 5,700 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

A greater percentage of owner recommended the Sony HDRCX405 than the Canon Legria HF R806. Out of 715 reviews, 64.6% recommend the Sony HDRCX405, however, out of 91 reviews, only 29.7% recommend the Canon Legria HF R806.

Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
42 months old Best 66 months old

Optical Zoom

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Weight

'Weight' denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Total Megapixels

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Digital Zoom

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Built-in Flash

'Built-in Flash' denotes whether the camcorder has a flash unit built into it, or whether you have to rely on natural lighting or external flash units.

Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
Best
Yes
No

Display Diagonal

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Maximum Battery Life

'Maximum Battery Life' indicates how long the camcorder is capable of recording video for, measured in hours.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Price Trend

Price

Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
Very Good Value for Money
17 people agree No people disagree
  • ... lead which is supplied.SD easy to transfer to my back up drive.Overall excellent value for money and quality is 100%...
    Crowy - (Argos.co.uk) December 2018
  • Really nice and sturdy looking camcorder. Good picture quality and excellent bargain from Argos. I would definitely recommend...
    Deemax - (Argos.co.uk) November 2018
  • Awesome price. Easy to use and such a light camcorder.
    currys.co.uk - July 2017
  • Nice quality at a good price, works well...
    Andy - (Argos.co.uk) May 2018
  • Very Good Value for Money
    126 people agree 29 people disagree
  • Excellent price well worth the money. Great for beginners...
    Hoverboard - (Bestbuy.com) April 2017
  • ... than $100 less than the original price, plus $20 bb gift card. I called that excellent deal. I gave top my daughter because she wish to get one...
    Micronauts1 - (Bestbuy.com) December 2016
  • ... love it. It's been a good investment so far. I like Amazon so much for offering at a better price than normal...
    Gangi - May 2018
  • A Fantastic Entry Level Camera. This camera is a fantastic value as a bare bones beginner model. Mic jacks and the ability to use alternate lenses would ...
    Patrick Gerard - March 2016
  • Not {More} Expensive
    3 people agree 7 people disagree
  • It's just what I needed, light, fast and accurate and not that expensive...
    Azpiri - (Bestbuy.com) April 2018
  • Very easy to use..good quality picture..not too expensive...
    Linda - (Bestbuy.com) January 2019
  • ... for a better option but good for family and kids parties and holidays as its not super expensive.
    Boombucket - January 2016
  • Robustness

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • Really nice and sturdy looking camcorder. Good picture quality and excellent bargain from Argos. I would definitely recommend...
    Deemax - (Argos.co.uk) November 2018
  • Long battery life. Reasonably robust for its weight. Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement of any camcorder is that the user can ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Well Made
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • This camcorders great very good picture quality and built in features it's got a powerful zoom, the battery last a long time unlike other camcorders and ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • ... with you. You cannot put a separate microphone on it but the built in mic picks up perfect sound. It features fast and slow motion and l like this for ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • Very Well Made
    15 people agree 2 people disagree
  • ... everything is pretty easy to handle and use. The one con I do have for this camera is that it feels cheaply built. I'm afraid if my wife or I ever drop ...
    PhenotypeV - (Bestbuy.com) June 2018
  • ... I opened the lens and started with zooming out and in. Image ON THE DISPLAY (in built) is Amazing, I hope I will get as good or better image on videos. 60x ...
    Samir Al-Busaidy - June 2015
  • ... into your laptop. I can't imagine why you would need a built in projector unless you were some place where a flat screen isn't available. This has the ...
    Willfly - (Bestbuy.com) December 2015
  • ... memory or WiFi. I bought a 32 gig memory card for 19 dollars which gives me considerably more memory than the ones with built in memory. If you want to ...
    Willfly - (Bestbuy.com) December 2015
  • Strong and Durable
    5 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... It seems to take good quality video and has lasted this long in his hands so I will say it is pretty durable too.
    Jason - April 2016
  • ... toggle through my only complaint would be a bigger & more sturdy navigation toggle button I have small but beefy hands & it's not an issue for me to go ...
    Notorio - (Bestbuy.com) June 2015
  • ... to go through the settings it just feel better if it was bigger & more sturdy as well...
    Notorio - (Bestbuy.com) June 2015
  • ... it's a good Sony camcorder for the price. It's very light weight but still very sturdy. I've only used it a few times but it's very easy to use and the ...
    Dbmeagle - (Bestbuy.com) April 2018
  • Reliable
    4 people agree No people disagree
  • It is reliable and non intrusive when interviewing elderly to record their life stories for our future museum...
    DCnative - (Bestbuy.com) January 2018
  • Very easy to use and I love the quality. The camera is compact and has been very reliable...
    Abqgv - (Bestbuy.com) January 2019
  • Reliable camera for beginners. It has a plasticky feel to it compared to the earlier models...
    Kiran - (Bestbuy.com) December 2015
  • I bought this camera for my wife who wanted something a bit more reliable for video recording than her cell phone. For basic recording, it does it's job ...
    PhenotypeV - (Bestbuy.com) June 2018
  • Well-Built
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... use a memory car pro duo, which are fairly expensive. Overall, the build quality is immaculate, and for your everyday user, more than enough to satisfy ...
    D C - August 2016
  • ... and case, for around £215). Immediately apparent was the build quality - it just feels more substantial (slightly heavier) and comes with an OPTICAL ...
    Hyper - August 2018
  • Battery

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Has a Good Battery Life
    3 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... the back and looks a little naff as a result but reasonably long battery life makes it all worthwhile. Nice one...
    Mourneview - August 2018
  • Long battery life. Reasonably robust for its weight. Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement of any camcorder is that the user can ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • ... "decoration" each and every time you put t. Long battery life Reasonably robust for its weight Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Has a Good Battery Life
    21 people agree 6 people disagree
  • ... compact and light weight which is great for travel. The battery life is excellent except it's internal and cannot be replaced. The night vision works well ...
    808user - (Bestbuy.com) September 2018
  • ... With an added 64 GB Memory card, we can record hours of footage. Good battery life also.
    Voice In Print - July 2015
  • Great Camera and compact and easy to use, Good battery life...
    FIDA - (Bestbuy.com) February 2017
  • ... without having to pan up and down or left to right, what a bonus!! Battery life is excellent, I bought a spare battery on eBay for about £4 which performs ...
    Anonymous - October 2015
  • Quick to Charge
    6 people agree 4 people disagree
  • My Sony Handycam is very easy to use and I like that it has built -in USB so it's easy to charge up!
    Brenda - (Bestbuy.com) May 2017
  • ... supplied was incorrect duly returned. Replacement arrived and now the charge lead is correct however the HDMI lead supplied alhough a standard full size ...
    Geoff Pritchard - February 2016
  • ... screen. But it weighs hardly anything and is easy to use. Battery keeps a pretty long charge. My wife can put it away in her purse easily. In a time where ...
    Skoobyk - (Bestbuy.com) January 2019
  • ... of their first child. Easy to use out of the box. Did take a minute to fine the cord to charge battery. Easy to use...
    Pkbp - (Bestbuy.com) April 2018
  • Size and Weight

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Really Lightweight
    11 people agree No people disagree
  • Long battery life. Reasonably robust for its weight. Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement of any camcorder is that the user can ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • ... "decoration" each and every time you put t. Long battery life Reasonably robust for its weight Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • ... exactly what you're looking for but in all it's a nice, light weight camera with a sleek look to it...
    LJ - (Argos.co.uk) December 2018
  • Easy to use and set up. None yet.
    Richard - (Currys.co.uk) January 2018
  • Compact
    2 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... buy loads of other things before we used it.Defiantly recommend to anyone looking for a good compact camcorder...
    Mumof2 - (Argos.co.uk) November 2017
  • ... If it doesn't perform well......I'll be looking to return and get another up-market compact...
    Wally - December 2017
  • Really Lightweight
    39 people agree No people disagree
  • ... recording angle. The clarity in low light is better than I expected. It is simply light weight and easy to manage with adjustable strap. I love the built ...
    Amazon Customer - September 2016
  • ... looks like you are floating in the video -small -Super light weight (almost feels like you are holding air) -great zoom CONS: -Super light weight (almost ...
    The Forgetful - June 2016
  • Much better than a phone. PROS: -very steady video shots, even while walking it looks like you are floating in the video -small -Super light weight (almost ...
    The Forgetful - June 2016
  • The camera is very light weight and easy to use. It is ready to shoot as soon as you open the view finder which is great. The view finder turns a full ...
    currys.co.uk - December 2017
  • A Good Size
    21 people agree 3 people disagree
  • ... daughters to make their own home videos. They love to dance and act and this has the perfect size and ease of operation that they can enjoy for years to ...
    James - (Bestbuy.com) December 2018
  • I've been a SONY fan for a very long time. This camcorder is the perfect size for quick handling and has an outstanding picture quality. For me, it's just ...
    RonFontenotPhotography - (Bestbuy.com) October 2015
  • ... movies with a green screen. The video quality is great and the camera is the perfect size for him. So far, so good :)...
    BBJunkie80 - (Bestbuy.com) January 2016
  • Perfect size and great quality. Just what we needed for family vacation...
    Emmy - (Bestbuy.com) June 2017
  • Really Compact
    18 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... camera. We needed one that was easy to use and simple. Great price and perfect compact design!
    Bmck123 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2018
  • It is extremely compact and very light.
    currys.co.uk - May 2016
  • This is compact and great to slip into a purse or pocket to record the world...
    Pattycake - (Bestbuy.com) April 2017
  • Great features great video quality!! Small and compact doesn't weigh much sleek!
    Jayp360 - (Bestbuy.com) December 2016
  • Very Easy to Carry Around
    15 people agree No people disagree
  • Perfect portable camcorder...
    Charles - April 2016
  • Five Stars. Perfect portable camcorder...
    Charles A Lynch - April 2016
  • Great camera for the money. Light and easy to carry around...
    Escbill - (Bestbuy.com) June 2015
  • Love this camera and the size! its easy to carry around! my in laws use it all the time. the photos are amazing quality and videos in HD! can't beat the ...
    ROB - September 2015
  • Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree 2 people disagree
  • ... now. First off, I was surprised at how light the camcorder is. It doesn't feel heavy at all, sometimes people associate lightness with it being cheap in ...
    Das Em - January 2016
  • ... 2008. For your consideration, this older model is bigger and much much heavier (though not heavy) and was about $1500 in 2008. It is NOT a fair comparison ...
    Ken W. - April 2016
  • Design

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Good-Looking
    3 people agree No people disagree
  • ... a scene so it auto adjusts white balance and all the things in the background to make your picture look good. Light weight and hole in the bottom allow ...
    Smiler - (Argos.co.uk) March 2019
  • ... exactly what you're looking for but in all it's a nice, light weight camera with a sleek look to it...
    LJ - (Argos.co.uk) December 2018
  • ... If it doesn't perform well......I'll be looking to return and get another up-market compact...
    Wally - December 2017
  • Good-Looking
    23 people agree No people disagree
  • ... not expect this to be her gift. So far it looks nice and the screen looks beautiful when recording. He haven't done much with it yet so ill keep updated ...
    Sandra Huerta - December 2015
  • Very beautiful. This was a Christmas present for my mom. When she opened it she cried of joy because she did not expect this to be her gift. So far it ...
    Sandra Huerta - December 2015
  • Great camera with lots of features. Beautiful pics of Alaska...
    Videoman49 - (Bestbuy.com) August 2017
  • ... too much when I know I'll be shooting that long. Zoom is great and focuses pretty quickly...
    Evika - (Bestbuy.com) January 2016
  • Smooth
    5 people agree No people disagree
  • The camera is smooth and slick. I like how light it is and the way it looks...
    DarkKnight - (Bestbuy.com) April 2016
  • ... comes out) I turned on the camera and I was instantly astounded. The video is beautifully smooth and elegant. I paired this camera with the and they went ...
    Alfie Brown - April 2016
  • ... as the stabilization in this thing is absolutely amazing even if you haven't got the steadiest hands you will definitely appreciate how smooth the motion is. ...
    Mohamed B. - December 2015
  • ... as the stabilization in this thing is absolutely amazing even if you haven't got the steadiest hands you will definitely appreciate how smooth the motion is. ...
    Mohamed - December 2015
  • Ease of Use

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Very Easy to Use
    46 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - March 2018
  • Easy to use camera with loads of special little features that allow you to select a scene so it auto adjusts white balance and all the things in the background ...
    Smiler - (Argos.co.uk) March 2019
  • It is easy to use as it fits in my hand, the sound is of good quality. Comes with a carrying case unlike some other makes...
    Kermit - (Argos.co.uk) August 2018
  • This camcorder is very good very easy to use picture quality is clear...
    Kaur - (Argos.co.uk) January 2018
  • Easy to Setup
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • Bought this for a job . Easy to setup, great image stabilisation, touch screen. And at an affordable price.Recommended!JR...
    JR - (Argos.co.uk) May 2018
  • Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality. Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality.
    currys.co.uk - September 2017
  • Very Easy to Use
    172 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Love the ease of use w/this little camcorder. Super light & easy to use...
    Traven - (Bhphotovideo.com) May 2016
  • ... he loves it! Typical Sony quality, the picture is fantastic and he says it's easy to use. I won't tell his age, but let's just say he's definitely an AARP ...
    WESIII - April 2016
  • ... have when you don't want to use something like a DSLR. Well priced and easy to use...
    Jared - (Bestbuy.com) February 2019
  • Great camcorder for a beginner, it's a great camera for a good price easy to use...
    Carl - (Bestbuy.com) February 2016
  • Very Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    7 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... do I. Granted your phone can take pictures just as good however this camera is easy to hold and to work. Only caveat is it very light almost cheap feeling. ...
    Susyd11 - (Bestbuy.com) March 2016
  • ... cruise and to tape some family events) it works so great. Easy to use, easy to hold, really a good product. Have loved our previous Sony products (televisions, ...
    TMS1 - (Bestbuy.com) July 2018
  • ... camcorder to use for vlogging and traveling. It's lightweight and easy to hold while taking videos. You can take pictures as well. The screen flips so ...
    TraderChick - (Bestbuy.com) December 2018
  • ... decent but you at least need one more in your bag. Surprisingly light and easy to hold.
    Mohamed B. - December 2015
  • Very Easy to Setup
    7 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... dreams. She loves this camera and has recorded A LOT of content. It was very easy to setup. I wish I had known about the wireless version because that ...
    KenDogg - (Bestbuy.com) February 2019
  • This is a light weight video camera with a nice size LCD screen. It is very easy to setup and use. It was just what I was looking for...
    Tori - (Bestbuy.com) March 2017
  • ... beginners camcorder. A very good, lightwight beginners camcorder, menus are easy to set up and the results are very good, make sure you get the correct ...
    John Wishart - November 2015
  • A very good, lightwight beginners camcorder, menus are easy to set up and the results are very good, make sure you get the correct memory card, Not the ...
    John - November 2015
  • Has Good Controls
    4 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Extremely light (therefore very portable and useful) camcorder with easy controls. I was pleasantly surprised that it actually serves an independent purpose ...
    Jstl - (Bestbuy.com) October 2016
  • Easy to use and understand the controls was simple...
    Shawn1340 - (Bestbuy.com) December 2015
  • ... a little awkward at times, and I could be a little happier with the placement of the controls from an ergonomic standpoint. So far, so good though.
    L. Roth - July 2016
  • ... could be attached to a external display, the screen rotates, full manual control of focus, exposure, Iris, and shutter speed. It records in both XAVC and ...
    Jimmy - April 2015
  • Easy to Handle
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • I've been a SONY fan for a very long time. This camcorder is the perfect size for quick handling and has an outstanding picture quality. For me, it's just ...
    RonFontenotPhotography - (Bestbuy.com) October 2015
  • Camera was great for handling all of my video needs...
    TeePee - (Bestbuy.com) March 2017
  • Features

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Has Excellent Features
    11 people agree 2 people disagree
  • ... separate microphone on it but the built in mic picks up perfect sound. It features fast and slow motion and l like this for hill and cloud shots...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • This camcorders great very good picture quality and built in features it's got a powerful zoom, the battery last a long time unlike other camcorders and ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • Long battery life. Reasonably robust for its weight. Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement of any camcorder is that the user can ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • ... "decoration" each and every time you put t. Long battery life Reasonably robust for its weight Straightforward editing features. A fundamental requirement ...
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Has Brilliant Features
    27 people agree 2 people disagree
  • This is a nice camcorder at a great price. Good features and makes great videos...
    TexasRed - (Bestbuy.com) May 2017
  • Just bought this camcorder no problems yet easy as pie to set up love the close up features, now I can see my son at his football games and replay them ...
    Bootup2 - (Bestbuy.com) November 2015
  • I bought this handycam for my daughter. It has a lot of features for the price. She loves it, and I also use it occasionally. The only thing I miss is ...
    Felipe - (Bestbuy.com) January 2016
  • I love this camera. You can take still shots while filming and that is my favorite feature...
    Nursemoore - (Bestbuy.com) January 2018
  • Has a Powerful Motor
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... the camera. This makes it very easy to use. I love the fact the power is controlled by opening the screen flap. The screen can also rotate, and can even ...
    Mr. S. P. Middleditch - February 2016
  • Standard Camcorder Featured Gone. Pro: It has a very low price The recording quality is good It's light? Cons: It's too light, and feels like plastic toy The ...
    Danny - April 2015
  • Noise Level

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Very Quiet
    6 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... with you. You cannot put a separate microphone on it but the built in mic picks up perfect sound. It features fast and slow motion and l like this for ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • Love this camcorder so much right now! Quality of image and sound top notch for my purpose. Also boasts a great zoom range for wildlife filming. Battery ...
    Mourneview - August 2018
  • ... purchase. I now know I made a good choice. Great sharp pics and surprisingly good sound. VERY small, which bothered me, being almost 80 with less than ...
    Barder1 - (Argos.co.uk) January 2019
  • Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality. Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality.
    currys.co.uk - September 2017
  • Really Quiet
    17 people agree 3 people disagree
  • This camcorder takes exceptionally clear high resolution video with exceptional sound...
    HeffnerDA - (Bestbuy.com) March 2016
  • ... tape camera. WOW! This thing is amazing. The pluses: clear HD video with excellent sound recording, the camera makes files for each segment so drag and ...
    Driftingthrutime - (Bestbuy.com) June 2017
  • ... camera! My purposes are simple, I need a camcorder that's light, takes good quality video with good sound. The CX405 does a good job at this. I won't be ...
    Das Em - January 2016
  • Very light weight and easy to use. Takes good video with good sound...
    Jeff - (Bestbuy.com) December 2018
  • Not {More} Noisy
    2 people agree 4 people disagree
  • ... provide any port to connect external microphone, so the motor noise problem is almost impossible to solve. So it is not worth to buy it. My honest advice! For ...
    OTP - May 2015
  • ... work when I tried. The microphone is actually really good, even when you're not talking very loud. The colors do not seem very vivid but that might be ...
    Jessica - December 2015
  • Lens System

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Has a Superb Zoom
    4 people agree No people disagree
  • Excellent zoom. External battery.
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • This camcorders great very good picture quality and built in features it's got a powerful zoom, the battery last a long time unlike other camcorders and ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • Easy to use zoom very good. Easy to handle. Very poor sound quality. User manual not easy to down load.
    currys.co.uk - April 2018
  • ... Quality of image and sound top notch for my purpose. Also boasts a great zoom range for wildlife filming. Battery sticks out at the back and looks a little ...
    Mourneview - August 2018
  • Has a Good Zoom
    42 people agree 4 people disagree
  • ... sound, very light and handy - I often just put it in my trouser pockets. Excellent zoom and single-shot facilities. Menu intuitive: all done with a single ...
    KlaatuWithGort - May 2018
  • Excellent zoom and definition. Not to easy to navigate in the menu without touchscreen and a small boton at the corner of the screen...
    Fernando Simonet - May 2015
  • ... works perfectly for what I needed. Has quality pictures and sound and the zoom is AWESOME!
    Sunny - (Bestbuy.com) December 2018
  • ... camcorder, very easy to use and lightweight. Perfect for trips. Also the zoom is fantastic!
    GamersMom - (Bestbuy.com) October 2015
  • Has a Very Good Lens
    9 people agree 3 people disagree
  • ... thing is no bigger than a soda can and weighs almost nothing. The quality of the lens is fantastic. I zoomed into my computer from about thirty feet away ...
    Jim - March 2015
  • ... line: I probably should have purchased the HDRCX440 instead. That appears to have a better lens, but was more than twice the price. This is a good, but ...
    Ken W. - April 2016
  • Compact and light. Has a sliding lens cover so no loose cap to worry about. Too light to hold really steady but antishake software works really well. A ...
    currys.co.uk - May 2016
  • ... so ever, not like previous generation vignetting behavior. ALSO, the Zeiss lens is amazing! Fully zoomed out in optical mode or in wide I did not see ANY ...
    Correy - (Bhphotovideo.com) March 2015
  • Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    8 people agree No people disagree
  • ... parades and fireworks too. I have a slight tremor in my hand and the stabilization is excellent. I just end up connecting it to my tablet, transfer files ...
    Amazon Customer - September 2016
  • ... not too cumbersome to carry around and operate... Easy to Use. Good Image Stabilization. Great Zoom. Zoom rangeperformance. No Touch Screen.
    Bhphotovideo.com - December 2015
  • The camera gets good shots and the optical stabilization is amazing. I have used this suction mounted to my windscreen for vlogging and the vibrations, ...
    Mevi - October 2017
  • ... entry level. But for $ you get a LOT. Great battery life, fast zoom, great stabilization, easy menu navigation. What it doesn't have: eyepiece, mic in, ...
    JTendy - (Bhphotovideo.com) April 2015
  • Has a Good Autofocus
    3 people agree 4 people disagree
  • ... bright day) using the 'Outdoors' white balance setting, a smaller (+) iris setting (sharper focus), and a slower (-) shutter speed (more fluid panning ...
    JK - August 2015
  • ... camera is pretty straightforward. Auto focus is pretty snappy as is the white balance if moving between lighting conditions. No external port choice, its ...
    Alan Moore - May 2015
  • ... camera is pretty straightforward. Auto focus is pretty snappy as is the white balance if moving between lighting conditions. No external port choice, its ...
    Alan - May 2015
  • Video Quality

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Has a Very Great Picture Quality
    41 people agree 6 people disagree
  • ... sensitivity over my 2010 R106 .......and light years away from the stunning pictures from my ( Canon ) G16 compact camera. I primarily use a camcorder ...
    Wally - December 2017
  • A welcome upgrade from my previous camcorder, picture quality is good, I wanted a camera to have a separate sound socket, but I have found that the inbuilt ...
    John - December 2017
  • Our first camcorder , bought to record grandson growing up . It is very easy to use picture & sound quality is very good . Would buy it again . thank you...
    Nanny - (Argos.co.uk) March 2018
  • This camcorders great very good picture quality and built in features it's got a powerful zoom, the battery last a long time unlike other camcorders and ...
    Oxley - October 2017
  • Has a Good Video Quality
    116 people agree 16 people disagree
  • Amazing quality. Extremely high quality video imagery! Japanese technology and German lens - cannot beat that combination.
    Alan G. Ferguson - June 2015
  • ... little Sony that does it all and was reasonably priced. If you want better video than your phone takes but don't want to break the bank you should definitely ...
    Moviemaker - (Bestbuy.com) August 2017
  • Excellent video recording- not pro level but we got it ... Excellent video recording- not pro level but we got it for my daughter to start a video blog/Youtube ...
    RBaker - September 2015
  • I really enjoy this camcorder it has excellent video quality...
    Hotlatino - (Bestbuy.com) July 2015
  • Has a Really Great Picture Quality
    102 people agree 6 people disagree
  • ... This camcorder is the perfect size for quick handling and has an outstanding picture quality. For me, it's just an extension of my arm now. The size makes ...
    RonFontenotPhotography - (Bestbuy.com) October 2015
  • ... and in. Image ON THE DISPLAY (in built) is Amazing, I hope I will get as good or better image on videos. 60x optical zoom.. are you kidding me? I cold ...
    Samir Al-Busaidy - June 2015
  • ... Camera. Brilliant little camera for keeping in your pocket. Excellent picture quality for it's size. Menu settings can be tiresome to navigate but if you ...
    Tony W - November 2015
  • Super light, great performance, excellent image...
    Fher453 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2016
  • Has a Great Recording Quality
    7 people agree 5 people disagree
  • ... convienient. Definitely recommend especially for first timers and for those who just love to record.One thing I didn't know and was upset about was it ...
    Mayflowers - (Bestbuy.com) January 2016
  • ... I'm very impressed on the video resolution. The best way to record the most improtant moments in your life!
    Caroline - May 2016
  • ... performances by various family members and have not been disappointed. Easy to record and easy to transfer to the desktop for making DVDs...
    B4thefall - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • This was a good investment to record my kids games. Hands down best camera I've spent my money on!!
    Lm23 - (Bestbuy.com) May 2016
  • Audio Quality

    Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Has a Really Great Audio Quality
    29 people agree 3 people disagree
  • Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality. Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality.
    currys.co.uk - September 2017
  • This is a great quality Camcorder. Video and sound quality very good. Still image quality not as good as some latest phone. Ok, this is not the best, but ...
    Palash - (Argos.co.uk) October 2018
  • ... record grandson growing up . It is very easy to use picture & sound quality is very good . Would buy it again . thank you...
    Nanny - (Argos.co.uk) March 2018
  • Easy to usr bi early review accurately...
    Sexton - (Argos.co.uk) December 2017
  • Has a Very Great Audio Quality
    19 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Video an sound quality is excellent! Simple to use...
    Niecy - (Bestbuy.com) July 2018
  • ... in my shirt pocket, so I always have it ready while at the races. Good sound quality, great picture,and I can take pictures (stills) in the middle of videoing, ...
    Frank J Gerencer - June 2016
  • ... HD10 - a cheaper, though very different camera to this, has far better sound quality than this. For me, Sony is simply wasting my time with this rubbish ...
    Doug - October 2015
  • Very simple to use, very small and light and the picture and audio quality is excellent. The big plus on this camcorder against many of its competitors ...
    Anonymous - October 2015
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Optical Zoom 32x
    BEST
    30x
    Weight 235g 190g
    BEST
    Total Megapixels 3.28MP 9.2MP
    BEST
    Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
     1920 x 1080
    1920 x 1080
     1920 x 1080
     
     
     
    Lens System Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Digital Zoom 1,140x
    BEST
    350x
    Image Stabilizer
    Image stabilizer
     Image stabilizer
    Image stabilizer
     Image stabilizer
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,853mm Unknown - Click to provide data
    Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 1.8
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32.5mm 10mm
    BEST
    Maximum Aperture Number 4.5
    BEST
    1.8
    Image Stabilizer Type
    Optical
     Optical
    Optical
     Optical
    Filter Size 43mm Unknown - Click to provide data
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 32.5 - 1853 26.8 - 804
    Focal Length Range (F-F) 2.8 - 89.6 1.9 - 57
    Wide Angle Lens System
    Wide angle lens system
     Wide angle lens system
    Wide angle lens system
     Wide angle lens system
     
     
     
    Video Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Full HD
    Full HD
     Full HD
    Full HD
     Full HD
    Maximum Frame Rate 50fps 60fps
    BEST
    HD Type
    Full HD
     Full HD
    BEST
    Full HD
     Full HD
    Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution 35 Mbit/s 50 Mbit/s
    BEST
    Capture Modes
    Lp
     Lp
    Lp
     Lp
    Supported Video Modes
    1080p 720p
    1080i
     1080p
     720p
     1080i
    1080p 720p
    1080i
     1080p
     720p
     1080i
    Video Formats Supported
    Avc H.264
    Avchd MP4
    MPEG4 Mpeg
    Rm Ps
     Avc
     H.264
     Avchd
     MP4
     MPEG4
     Mpeg
     Rm
     Ps
    Avc H.264
    Avchd MP4
    MPEG4 Mpeg
    Rm Ps
     Avc
     H.264
     Avchd
     MP4
     MPEG4
     Mpeg
     Rm
     Ps
    Video Resolutions
    1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
    1280 x 720
     1920 x 1080
     1440 x 1080
     1280 x 720
    1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
    1280 x 720
     1920 x 1080
     1440 x 1080
     1280 x 720
    Analog Signal Format System
    Pal
     Pal
    Pal
     Pal
    Pre-Record Function
    Pre-record function
     Pre-record function
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Image Sensor Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Optical Sensor Size 1" 1"
    Sensor Type
    Cmos
     Cmos
    Cmos
     Cmos
    Effective Megapixels (Image) 2.07MP 2.29MP
    BEST
    Effective Megapixels (Movie) 2.07MP 2.29MP
    BEST
    Optical Sensor Resolution 20 Pixels
    BEST
    2.51 Pixels
     
     
     
    Storage Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Memory Slot Unknown - Click to provide data 2
    Compatible Memory Cards
    Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio Flash Card
     Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio
     Flash Card
    Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio Flash Card
     Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio
     Flash Card
    Camcorder Media Type
    Flash Card Memory Card
     Flash Card
     Memory Card
    Flash Card Memory Card
     Flash Card
     Memory Card
    Camera File System
    Dcf Exif 2.3
     Dcf
     Exif 2.3
    Dcf Exif 2.3
     Dcf
     Exif 2.3
     
     
     
    Focusing Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m 0.01m
    Face Detection
    Face detection
     Face detection
    Face detection
     Face detection
    Smile Detection Unknown - Click to provide data
    Smile detection
     Smile detection
    Focus Adjustment
    Manual Auto
     Manual
     Auto
    Manual Auto
     Manual
     Auto
     
     
     
    Exposure Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Scene Modes
    Beach Fireworks
    Night Portrait
    Snow Sports
    Sunset Landscape (Scenery)
    Spotlight
     Beach
     Fireworks
     Night
     Portrait
     Snow
     Sports
     Sunset
     Landscape (Scenery)
     Spotlight
    Beach Fireworks
    Night Portrait
    Snow Sports
    Sunset Landscape (Scenery)
    Spotlight
     Beach
     Fireworks
     Night
     Portrait
     Snow
     Sports
     Sunset
     Landscape (Scenery)
     Spotlight
    Light Exposure Modes
    Auto Programme
     Auto
     Programme
    Auto Programme
     Auto
     Programme
     
     
     
    White Balance Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    White Balance
    Auto Presets
    Daylight Tungsten
    Outdoor
     Auto
     Presets
     Daylight
     Tungsten
     Outdoor
    Auto Presets
    Daylight Tungsten
    Outdoor
     Auto
     Presets
     Daylight
     Tungsten
     Outdoor
     
     
     
    Flash Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Built-in Flash
    Built-in flash
     Built-in flash
    BEST
    Built-in flash
     Built-in flash
    Built-in Light
    Built-in light
     Built-in light
    Built-in light
     Built-in light
     
     
     
    Shutter Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 1/2 1/25 - 1/10000
     
     
     
    Display Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Display Diagonal 3"
    BEST
    2.7"
    Built-in Display
    Built-in display
     Built-in display
    Built-in display
     Built-in display
    Touchscreen
    Touchscreen
     Touchscreen
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Display Resolution
    1,560,000 Pixels
     1,560,000 Pixels
    1,560,000 Pixels
     1,560,000 Pixels
    Display Resolution (Numeric) 230,000 Pixels 230,400 Pixels
    BEST
    Display
    Lcd
     Lcd
    Lcd
     Lcd
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Vari-angle LCD display
     Vari-angle LCD display
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Flip-Out Screen
    Flip-out screen
     Flip-out screen
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Viewfinder Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Viewfinder Screen Size 3"
    BEST
    2.7"
     
     
     
    Camera Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    3D
    3D
     3D
    3D
     3D
    Camcorder Type
    Handheld
     Handheld
    Handheld
     Handheld
    Image Processor
    Digic Dv Iv
     Digic Dv Iv
    Bionz X
     Bionz X
    Shooting Modes
    Beach Auto
    Sp Movie
    Scene
     Beach
     Auto
     Sp
     Movie
     Scene
    Beach Auto
    Sp Movie
    Scene
     Beach
     Auto
     Sp
     Movie
     Scene
    Back Light Compensation
    Back light compensation
     Back light compensation
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Minimum Illumination 0.4lx
    BEST
    3lx
    Self-Timer Delay 10 10
    Photo Mode
    Photo mode
     Photo mode
    Photo mode
     Photo mode
    Remote Operation
    Remote operation
     Remote operation
    Remote operation
     Remote operation
     
     
     
    Design Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Tripod Mountable
    Tripod mountable
     Tripod mountable
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Colour
    White Black
     White
     Black
    White Black
     White
     Black
     
     
     
    Still Image Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Still Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080
     1920 x 1080
    BEST
    1920 x 1080
     1920 x 1080
    Image Formats Supported
    Jpeg
     Jpeg
    Jpeg
     Jpeg
    Maximum Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080
     1920 x 1080
    4032 x 2272
     4032 x 2272
    BEST
     
     
     
    Audio Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in microphone
     Built-in microphone
    Built-in microphone
     Built-in microphone
    Built-in Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data
    Built-in speaker
     Built-in speaker
    Audio Formats Supported
    AC3 Pcm
     AC3
     Pcm
    AC3 Pcm
     AC3
     Pcm
    Audio System
    Dolby Digital 2.0
     Dolby Digital 2.0
    Dolby Digital 2.0
     Dolby Digital 2.0
     
     
     
    Ports & Interfaces Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    HDMI
    HDMI
     HDMI
    HDMI
     HDMI
    Microphone in
    Microphone in
     Microphone in
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    HDMI Port 1 1
    Headphone Output
    Headphone output
     Headphone output
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Composite Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data
    Composite video out
     Composite video out
    USB 2.0 Port 1 1
    S-Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data
    S-Video out
     S-Video out
    Mini HDMI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
    USB Connector Type
    Mini-Usb Usb Type-a
    1 X Usb 2.0 1 X Composite Video / Audio Output 1 X Hdmi Output (19 Pin Micro Hdmi Type D)
     Mini-Usb
     Usb Type-a
     1 X Usb 2.0 1 X Composite Video / Audio Output 1 X Hdmi Output (19 Pin Micro Hdmi Type D)
    Mini-Usb Usb Type-a
    1 X Usb 2.0 1 X Composite Video / Audio Output 1 X Hdmi Output (19 Pin Micro Hdmi Type D)
     Mini-Usb
     Usb Type-a
     1 X Usb 2.0 1 X Composite Video / Audio Output 1 X Hdmi Output (19 Pin Micro Hdmi Type D)
    Mini USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
    USB Connectivity
    USB connectivity
     USB connectivity
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Battery Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Maximum Battery Life 3.25h
    BEST
    0.92h
    Battery Type BP-727 NP-BX1
    Battery Voltage 3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
    Battery Capacity 2,760mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
    Battery Technology
    Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
     Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
    BEST
    Sony NP-BX1
     Sony NP-BX1
    Battery Supported 1 1
    Charging Source
    Ac Usb
     Ac
     Usb
    Ac Usb
     Ac
     Usb
     
     
     
    Operational Conditions Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Height 58mm 595mm
    Depth 116mm 128mm
    Width 53mm 54mm
     
     
     
    Packaging Content Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Quick Start Guide
    Quick start guide
     Quick start guide
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Sony PlayMemories Home
    Warranty Card
    Warranty card
     Warranty card
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Included Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB
     
     
     
    Projector Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Built-in Projector Unknown - Click to provide data
    Built-in projector
     Built-in projector
     
     
     
    Other Features Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Night Mode
    Night mode
     Night mode
    Night mode
     Night mode
    Waterproof
    Waterproof
     Waterproof
    Waterproof
     Waterproof
    Manual Focus
    Manual focus
     Manual focus
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    I/O Ports Composite Video/audio Output HDMI Output (19 Pin Mini HDMI Type C) USB 2.0 (5 Pin Mini-USB Type AB) Headphones (Mini-Phone Stereo 3.5 Mm) Composite Video/audio| HDMI| USB 2.0|USB 2.0 Composite Video/audio Output HDMI Output (19 Pin Micro HDMI Type D)
    Compatible Operating Systems N/A MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
    Audio Output
    Audio output
     Audio output
    Audio output
     Audio output
    Lens System Zoom Lens - 8x Zoom - 5 - 40 Mm - F/3.2-6.9 Carl Zeiss
    Focus Unknown - Click to provide data TTL Contrast Detection
    Light Exposure Control Programme, Automatic Programme| Automatic| Manual
    Interface Composite Video/audio, USB 2.0 Composite Video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
    USB Port
    USB port
     USB port
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    53
     53
    53
     53
    Other Features Backlight Compensation, Highlight Tone Priority, Takes Photos While Film Recording, Pre-Rec Function, Video Snapshot Mode, Zoom Framing Assist, Touch Decoration, Smart AUTO, Bayer Mosaic RGB Filter, Fast Motion Recording, FlashAir Card Ready, Slow Motion Recording Display Brightness Control|1 X Sony NP-BX1 Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery - 1240 MAh (Included)|Built-in Speaker| Takes Photos While Film Recording| Face Detection| USB Charging| Auto Backlight Compensation| Dolby Digital Stereo Creator| X.v.Colour Technology| Intelligent AUTO (IAUTO)| Built-in USB Plu
    Surround Recording
    Surround recording
     Surround recording
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Shooting Programs Spotlight, Portrait Mode, Night Mode, Fireworks, Low Light, Sports Mode, Sunset, Beach, Snow, Baby Spotlight| Landscape| Portrait Mode| Fireworks| Night Scene| Beach| Snow| Sunrise & Sunset
    HDMI Out
    HDMI out
     HDMI out
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Recording Media SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD|SDHC|SDXC
    Recording Format MP4 and AVCHD AVCHD Format Ver.2.0 Compatible:MPEG4-AVC|H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC|H.264, MPEG4-AVC|H264, XAVC S Format
    USB 2.0 Connectors Unknown - Click to provide data 1
    Low Light Sensitivity
    Low light sensitivity
     Low light sensitivity
    Low light sensitivity
     Low light sensitivity
    Battery Life 3hours
    BEST
    1hour
    Accessories Included
    Accessories included
     Accessories included
    Accessories included
     Accessories included
     
     
     
    Technical Details Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Effective Pixels (Still Image) 2.07 Megapixels (16:9) Unknown - Click to provide data
    Effective Pixels (Movie) 2.07 Megapixels Unknown - Click to provide data
    Display Brightness Control
    Display brightness control
     Display brightness control
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Shutter Speed 1|2 - 1|2000th 1|6th - 1|10000th
    Microphone Operation Mode Sensitivity Control Stereo
    Lens Cover Included
    Lens cover included
     Lens cover included
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Self-Timer
    Self-timer
     Self-timer
    Self-timer
     Self-timer
    USB Charging Unknown - Click to provide data
    USB charging
     USB charging
    Date Imprinting
    Date imprinting
     Date imprinting
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Battery Charger Included
    Battery charger included
     Battery charger included
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Power Supply Type Battery Battery
     
     
     
    Special Features Canon Legria HF R806 Sony HDRCX405
    Intelligent Battery System
    Intelligent battery system
     Intelligent battery system
    Unknown - Click to provide data

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