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Canon Legria HF R56

Canon Legria HF R56
alaScore 89

147 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 reviews of Canon Legria HF R56. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The portability and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, portability, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R56 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria HF R56

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R56 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the zoom and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, image quality, price, zoom

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF R56 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.2MP, 32x Optical Zoon, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi) 3inch LCDCanon Legria HF R56 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.2MP, 32x Optical Zoon, 57x Advanced Zoom, Wi-Fi) 3inch LCD

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):2.17 / 3.15 / 3.25
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-718
Number of Batteries Supported:1
Video recording time:3.15

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Back light compensation:Y / Yes
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Minimum illumination:0.4 / 4
Remotely operated:Y / Yes
Self-timer:10
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black / Brown
Tripod mountable: Yes

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62 / 76.2
Display resolution (numeric):23000 / 230000
Touch screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light:N / No

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.0100 / 0.1
Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:1/0.191 / 25.4 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.28

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1140
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):32.5 - 1853
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 89.6
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:4.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):185.3 / 1853
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.25 / 32.5
Optical Zoom:32

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Children, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset / Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Other features

AV output: Yes
Backlight: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Hand strap:Y / Yes
Included memory card size:8
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:N / No / Y / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge:N / No
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.5 / 0.5 - 0.0005 / 1/2000 - 1/2

Still image

Continuous shooting mode:N / No
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Flash memory:8
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Self-timer: Yes

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:35
Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP
Dual shot (video & photo):Y / Yes
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:25
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record:Y / Yes
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 116
Height :5.7 / 57
Width:5.3 / 53

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten