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Canon Legria HF G30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 539 reviews of Canon Legria HF G30. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the portability and zoom are generally positive. The price and image quality also get good views.

usability, image quality, price, zoom, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF G30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria HF G30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Canon Legria HF G30 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 durability and size are generally positive. The battery and portability are also appreciated, but the viewfinder and usability get critical comments.

image quality, portability, battery, size, durability

usability, viewfinder

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF G30 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, Image Stabilisation) 3.5 inch OLED TouchscreenCanon Legria HF G30 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, Image Stabilisation) 3.5 inch OLED Touchscreen

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Legria HF G30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 user reviews of Canon Legria HF G30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and battery. The portability and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the durability, and some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, portability, battery, image quality

reliability

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder with HD CMOS ProCanon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder with HD CMOS Pro

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1780
Battery life (max):3.1 / 3.16
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-820
Battery voltage:7.4
Video recording time:3.1 / 4.92

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility:N / No
Back light compensation:Y
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Direct printing: No
GPS:O
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Minimum illumination:0.1 / 1

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:OLED
Display diagonal:8.89 / 88.9
Display resolution (numeric):1.230000 / 1230000
Touch screen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:Y / Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.91
Optical sensor size:1/0.112 / 25.4 / 2.84
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3.09

Lens System

Digital Zoom:400
Filter Size:5.8 / 58
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):26.8 - 576
Focal length range (f-f):3.67 - 73.4
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens:N
Maximum aperture number:2.8
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):57.6
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.68
Optical Zoom:20

Light exposure

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

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Other features

Low light sensitivity:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.0005 - 0.5 / 1/2000

Still image

Continuous shooting mode:N
Histogram:N
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
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:2

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:28
Dual shot (video & photo):N / Yes
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record:Y
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 640 x 360, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 640 x 360,1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:1.560000 / 1560000
Viewfinder resolution:1.560000 / 1560000
Viewfinder screen size:0.24 / 6.1
Viewfinder Type:Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.1 / 231
Height :8.4 / 84
Weight:900
Width:11.5 / 115

White balance

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