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Canon LEGRIA HF G40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF G40. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the durability and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good views, but there are some negative views about the connectivity. Views are divided on the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA HF G40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon LEGRIA HF G40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF G40 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and durability. The price and portability also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the connectivity.

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connectivity

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF G40 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 400x Digital Zoom) 3.5-Inch OLED TouchscreenCanon LEGRIA HF G40 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 400x Digital Zoom) 3.5-Inch OLED Touchscreen

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon LEGRIA HF G40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF G40 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and price. The image quality and portability also get good reviews.

usability, portability, image quality, price, durability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF M40 Full HD Camcorder with HD CMOS Pro and 16GB Internal Flash MemoryCanon VIXIA HF M40 Full HD Camcorder with HD CMOS Pro and 16GB Internal Flash Memory

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AC3
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):3 / 4.35
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-820 / BP-828
Number of Batteries Supported:1

Camera

3D:N / No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Direct printing:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Image processor:DIGIC DV III / DIGIC DV IV
Image quality adjustment:Brightness, Colour depth
Minimum illumination:0.1
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes
Tripod mountable:Y / Yes

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD / OLED
Display diagonal:6.86 / 7.62 / 8.89
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen:Y / 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 / Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07 / 2.91
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.84 / 25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.37 / 3.09

Lens System

Digital Zoom:200 / 400
Filter Size:4.3 / 5.8
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43.6 - 436
Focal length range (f-f):3.67 - 73.4 / 6.1 - 61
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:2.8
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):57.6 / 576
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.68 / 26.8
Optical Zoom:10 / 20

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual / Manual
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset / Beach, Night, Portrait, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-5 - 45

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3
Auto exposure: Yes
Manual exposure: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.9

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
HDMI:Y / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge:Y / Yes
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000 / 1/2000 - 1/6
Shutter speed (video):1/2000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Flash memory:16
Memory slots:2

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:35
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD,MP4 / H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder screen size:0.24

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.1 / 23.1 / 231
Height :7.1 / 8.4 / 84
Weight:350 / 900
Width:11.5 / 115 / 7.4

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten / Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual, Shade, Tungsten