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Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40vsSony FDRAX53

Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 20x optical zoom, 900g camcorder. It has an image stabilizer, a face detection and a GPS and supports HDMI.
3.09MP
20x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1"
OPTICAL
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
900g
3h
BATTERY LIFE
400x
(DIGITAL)
3.5"
SCREEN SIZE
78
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
64
Value for Money
Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony FDRAX53

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score

Sony FDRAX53

$818.95
Our Verdict:
A classic and max video resolution 20x optical zoom, 635g video camera, with a good price and a very good spec. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI. Purchasers report that it has a really great picture quality and a brilliant video quality, and image stabiliser.
8.29MP
20x
OPTICAL ZOOM
635g
5440 X 3056
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1"
OPTICAL
3h
BATTERY LIFE
16.6 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
3"
SCREEN SIZE
250x
(DIGITAL)
93
Reviews
172 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 20x optical zoom, 900g camcorder. It has an image stabilizer, a face detection and a GPS and supports HDMI.
3.09MP
20x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1"
OPTICAL
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
900g
3h
BATTERY LIFE
400x
(DIGITAL)
3.5"
SCREEN SIZE
78
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
64
Value for Money
Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony FDRAX53

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score

Sony FDRAX53

$818.95
Our Verdict:
A classic and max video resolution 20x optical zoom, 635g video camera, with a good price and a very good spec. It has an image stabilizer, a night mode and a face detection and supports HDMI. Purchasers report that it has a really great picture quality and a brilliant video quality, and image stabiliser.
8.29MP
20x
OPTICAL ZOOM
635g
5440 X 3056
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1"
OPTICAL
3h
BATTERY LIFE
16.6 MP STILL
IMAGE
RESOLUTION
3"
SCREEN SIZE
250x
(DIGITAL)
93
Reviews
172 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
4 Reasons For
150x Bigger Digital Zoom
The Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 has a digital zoom of 400, however the Sony FDRAX53 is only a 250x (digital) camcorder (150x smaller).

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.

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10% Lower Minimum Aperture Number
The Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 has a minimum aperture number of 1.8. That's 0.2 lower than the Sony FDRAX53 (2).

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 smaller aperture number translates to a larger hole, therefore a larger amount of light will be let through.

A smaller aperture number means that the camcorder's lens will be able to open wider, letting in more light at once. This is helpful because it allows the device to quickly take in enough light to form a picture, meaning that the shutter speed will be faster, reducing blur from fast moving subjects. It also means that you can take photos in dimmer light without having to rely on the flash, since you will be able to take in more light at once.

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0.5" Larger Display Diagonal
The Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is a 3.5 screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" larger than the Sony FDRAX53 (3").

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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GPS
The Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 has a GPS, however the Sony FDRAX53 does not have this feature.

GPS denotes whether the camcorder has a GPS system built in, allowing it to record precisely where the video was taken.

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19 Reasons For
A Lot Lighter
The Sony FDRAX53 has a weight of 635, but the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is a 900g camcorder (265g heavier).

'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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Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony FDRAX53 is an 8.29 camcorder. That's 5.2MP bigger than the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 (3.09MP).

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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Higher Maximum Video Resolution
The Sony FDRAX53 has a max video resolution of 5440 x 3056 pixels pixels, which is 8 times higher maximum video resolution as the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels).

Video resolution is the amount of pixels that make up each frame of the recorded video.

A higher video resolution means that each frame will be more detailed and sharper, with less blurring or smudging. This leads to a far higher quality video.

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11% Longer Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Sony FDRAX53 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 656, however the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is only a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder (80mm shorter).

'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 greater focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom in closer to a subject.

A longer maximum focal length means that the camcorder is capable of zooming in a much greater distance, allowing you to clearly photograph subjects further away.

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63% Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Sony FDRAX53 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 10. That's 16.8mm shorter than the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 (26.8mm).

'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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1 Higher Maximum Aperture Number
The Sony FDRAX53 is a 3.8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1 higher than the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 (2.8).

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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85fps Faster Maximum Frame Rate
The Sony FDRAX53 has a maximum frame rate of 120, however the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is only a 35fps camcorder (85fps slower).

'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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6.22MP Higher Effective Megapixels (Image)
The Sony FDRAX53 has an effective megapixels (image) of 8.29, but the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is only a 2.07MP camcorder (6.22MP lower).

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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Higher Effective Megapixels (Movie)
The Sony FDRAX53 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 8.29. That's 5.38MP higher than the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 (2.91MP).

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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0.09m Smaller Closest Focusing Distance
The Sony FDRAX53 has a closest focusing distance of 0.01, whereas the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is a 0.1m closest focusing distance camcorder (0.09m bigger).

'Closest Focusing Distance' indicates the closest distance that the camcorder can be from the subject to achieve a perfect focus. Any closer than this and the subject will be blurry.

A smaller focusing distance means that you can get closer to subjects while filming and still keep in full focus.

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Smile Detection
The Sony FDRAX53 features smile detection, but the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 does not feature this benefit.

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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Built-in Flash
The Sony FDRAX53 has a built-in flash, but the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 does not have this feature.

'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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Remote Operation
The Sony FDRAX53 supports remote operation, however the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 does not.

'Remote Operation' denotes whether the camcorder can be controlled (start/stop recording) by a separate remote, or whether all control has to happen on the device itself.

A remotely operated camera is helpful because it allows you to mount the camera on a tripod and be in your own movies.

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Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony FDRAX53 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), whereas the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 does not support this feature.

Near Field Communications (NFC) allows the camcorder to wirelessly communicate with smartphones over very short distances (<1m).

NFC can be used to transfer videos and photos from your camcorder direct to your phone, where you can then share them with friends or upload to Facebook/Twitter/etc.

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Night Mode
The Sony FDRAX53 has a night mode, however the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 does not.

'Night Mode' denotes whether the camcorder has a special mode for shooting video at night - it does this by upping the light taken in by the lens of the camcorder, leading to a brighter recorded image.

Camcorders usually struggle to record video in low-light conditions - a specially designed night mode fixes that.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Sony FDRAX53 has received a Kagoo Score of 82, but the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 scored 74.
Cheaper by $498
The Sony FDRAX53 costs $818.95, whereas the Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 is $1,317.37.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 95%, however Canon only has an average rating of 94.8%.

Average Expert Rating

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23 reviews
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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 94.8% based on over 1,600 reviews.
Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Canon

95

95

Based on over 1,600 reviews
Sony

95

95

Based on over 5,700 reviews

Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
54 months old 54 months old

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.

Max Video Resolution

Video resolution is the amount of pixels that make up each frame of the recorded video.

A higher video resolution means that each frame will be more detailed and sharper, with less blurring or smudging. This leads to a far higher quality 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 VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
No
Best
Yes

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.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Optical Zoom 20x 20x
Weight 900g 635g
BEST
Total Megapixels 3.09MP 8.29MP
BEST
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
5440 x 3056
 5440 x 3056
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Digital Zoom 400x
BEST
250x
Image Stabilizer
Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 576mm 656mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8
BEST
2
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 26.8mm 10mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 2.8 3.8
BEST
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 58mm 55mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4 - 88 Mm
Focal Length Range (F-F) 3.67 - 73.4 26.8 - 536
Wide Angle Lens System Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide angle lens system
 Wide angle lens system
 
 
 
Video Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Maximum Frame Rate 35fps 120fps
BEST
HD Type
Full HD 4K
 Full HD
 4K
Full HD 4K
 Full HD
 4K
BEST
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 100 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
2160p 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1440p
1080p 720p
2160p 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1440p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
Avchd MP4
Avc H.264
 Avchd
 MP4
 Avc
 H.264
Avchd MP4
Avc H.264
 Avchd
 MP4
 Avc
 H.264
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
1280 x 720 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
1280 x 720 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
Ntsc Pal
 Ntsc
 Pal
Ntsc Pal
 Ntsc
 Pal
 
 
 
Image Sensor Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1"
Sensor Type
Cmos
 Cmos
Cmos
 Cmos
Effective Megapixels (Image) 2.07MP 8.29MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (Movie) 2.91MP 8.29MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 16.6 Pixels
 
 
 
Storage Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Compatible Memory Cards
Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio Memory Stick (MS)
 Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio
 Memory Stick (MS)
Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio Memory Stick (MS)
 Sd / Sdhc / Sdxc / Sdio
 Memory Stick (MS)
Camcorder Media Type
Memory Card Flash Card
 Memory Card
 Flash Card
Memory Card Flash Card
 Memory Card
 Flash Card
Camera File System
Dcf 2.0 Exif 2.3
Mpf
 Dcf 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 Mpf
Dcf 2.0 Exif 2.3
Mpf
 Dcf 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 Mpf
 
 
 
Focusing Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Closest Focusing Distance 0.1m 0.01m
BEST
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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 
 
 
Exposure Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Scene Modes
Beach Fireworks
Night Portrait
Snow Sports
Spotlight Sunset
Auto Landscape
Sunrise
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Snow
 Sports
 Spotlight
 Sunset
 Auto
 Landscape
 Sunrise
Beach Fireworks
Night Portrait
Snow Sports
Spotlight Sunset
Auto Landscape
Sunrise
 Beach
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Snow
 Sports
 Spotlight
 Sunset
 Auto
 Landscape
 Sunrise
Light Exposure Modes
Manual Auto
Programme
 Manual
 Auto
 Programme
Manual Auto
Programme
 Manual
 Auto
 Programme
Light Metering
Spot
 Spot
Spot
 Spot
 
 
 
White Balance Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Outdoor White Balance Unknown - Click to provide data
Outdoor white balance
 Outdoor white balance
Indoor White Balance Unknown - Click to provide data
Indoor white balance
 Indoor white balance
Onepush White Balance Unknown - Click to provide data
Onepush white balance
 Onepush white balance
White Balance
Auto Daylight
Fluorescent Fluorescent H
Manual Shade
Tungsten Custom
Preset
 Auto
 Daylight
 Fluorescent
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Shade
 Tungsten
 Custom
 Preset
Auto Daylight
Fluorescent Fluorescent H
Manual Shade
Tungsten Custom
Preset
 Auto
 Daylight
 Fluorescent
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Shade
 Tungsten
 Custom
 Preset
 
 
 
Flash Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Built-in Flash
Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
BEST
Built-in Light
Built-in light
 Built-in light
Built-in light
 Built-in light
BEST
Flash Modes
Auto Fill-in
Flash Off
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash Off
Auto Fill-in
Flash Off
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash Off
BEST
 
 
 
Shutter Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 1/6 1/6 - 1/10000
 
 
 
Display Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Display Diagonal 3.5"
BEST
3"
Built-in Display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (Numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 921,600 Pixels
Display
Oled
 Oled
BEST
Lcd
 Lcd
Vari-Angle LCD Display Unknown - Click to provide data
Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 1,555,200 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
3D
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camcorder Type
Handheld
 Handheld
Handheld
 Handheld
Image Processor
Digic Dv Iv
 Digic Dv Iv
Digic Dv Iv
 Digic Dv Iv
Shooting Modes
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Back Light Compensation Unknown - Click to provide data
Back light compensation
 Back light compensation
Minimum Illumination 0.1lx
BEST
1.2lx
Supported Aspect Ratios
4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9
 4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9
4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9
 4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9,4:3,16:9
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Photo Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo mode
 Photo mode
Camera Playback
Highlights Slide Show
 Highlights
 Slide Show
Highlights Slide Show
 Highlights
 Slide Show
Smartphone Remote Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Smartphone remote support
 Smartphone remote support
Remote Operation Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote operation
 Remote operation
GPS
GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
Brightness Colour Depth
 Brightness
 Colour Depth
Brightness Colour Depth
 Brightness
 Colour Depth
Direct Printing
Direct printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Tripod Mountable
Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators Unknown - Click to provide data
LED indicators
 LED indicators
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
 
 
 
Still Image Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Image Formats Supported
Jpeg
 Jpeg
Jpeg
 Jpeg
Maximum Image Resolution
5440 x 3056
 5440 x 3056
5440 x 3056
 5440 x 3056
BEST
 
 
 
Audio Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Built-in Microphone
Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Wind Filter Unknown - Click to provide data
Wind filter
 Wind filter
Built-in Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Formats Supported
AC3 Pcm
Alac Ha
 AC3
 Pcm
 Alac
 Ha
AC3 Pcm
Alac Ha
 AC3
 Pcm
 Alac
 Ha
Audio System
Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
HDMI
HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
Headphone output
 Headphone output
Headphone output
 Headphone output
PictBridge
PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-in Jack
DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
S-Video Out
S-Video out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
Micro Usb Usb 2.0
Usb Type-B
 Micro Usb
 Usb 2.0
 Usb Type-B
Micro Usb Usb 2.0
Usb Type-B
 Micro Usb
 Usb 2.0
 Usb Type-B
Mini USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity Unknown - Click to provide data
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Network Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC) Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Ieee 802.11b Ieee 802.11g
Ieee 802.11n
 Ieee 802.11b
 Ieee 802.11g
 Ieee 802.11n
Ieee 802.11b Ieee 802.11g
Ieee 802.11n
 Ieee 802.11b
 Ieee 802.11g
 Ieee 802.11n
 
 
 
Battery Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Maximum Battery Life 3h 3h
Battery Type BP-820 NP-FV70
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8V
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Sony NP-FV70
 Sony NP-FV70
Battery Supported 1 1
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours) Unknown - Click to provide data 13Wh
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Height 84mm 80.5mm
Depth 231mm 166.5mm
Width 115mm 73mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Batteries Included
Batteries included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included Unknown - Click to provide data
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Quick Start Guide
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
Usb Ac
Hdmi
 Usb
 Ac
 Hdmi
Usb Ac
Hdmi
 Usb
 Ac
 Hdmi
Warranty Card
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Night Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Night mode
 Night mode
Waterproof Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Manual Focus Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual focus
 Manual focus
Fader Unknown - Click to provide data
Fader
 Fader
Wireless Connection Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
I/O Ports Unknown - Click to provide data Remote Port (Built Into Multi/micro USB Port) - Stereo Mini Jack
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Windows & Mac
Lens System Unknown - Click to provide data Carl Zeiss
Focus Unknown - Click to provide data TTL Contrast Detection
Light Exposure Control Unknown - Click to provide data Programme, Automatic, Manual
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data HDMI, USB 2.0
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data F/2.0 - 3.8
USB Port Unknown - Click to provide data
USB port
 USB port
Video Compression Formats
Mpeg
 Mpeg
Mpeg
 Mpeg
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data Built-in Speaker, RGB Primary Colour Filter, Date/time Stamp, Accessories Hot Shoe, Takes Photos While Film Recording, Golf Shot Function, Face Detection, USB Charging, Auto Backlight Compensation, X.v.Colour Technology, Intelligent AUTO (IAUTO), High-Speed Recording, Motion Snapshot, CinemaTone Tec
Shooting Programs Unknown - Click to provide data Spotlight, Landscape, Portrait Mode, Fireworks, Night Scene, Beach, Snow, Sunrise & Sunset
HDMI Out Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI out
 HDMI out
Recording Media Unknown - Click to provide data XAVC S 4K(100Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or Over,UHS-I U3 or Higher)|SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(60Mbps)|XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card(4GB or Over,Class10 or Higher)|SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD,Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Sti
Recording Format Unknown - Click to provide data XAVC S Format:MPEG4-AVC|H.264, AVCHD Format Ver.2.0 Compatible:MPEG4-AVC|H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC|H.264
Low Light Sensitivity Unknown - Click to provide data
Low light sensitivity
 Low light sensitivity
Battery Life Unknown - Click to provide data 3hours
Accessories Included Unknown - Click to provide data
Accessories included
 Accessories included
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data Normal: 1|50th - Night: 1|25th
Microphone Operation Mode Unknown - Click to provide data Surround
Flash Exposure Compensation Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Self-Timer Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-timer
 Self-timer
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data Battery
 
 
 
Special Features Canon VIXIA Legria HF G40 Sony FDRAX53
Time Lapse Unknown - Click to provide data
Time Lapse
 Time Lapse

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