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Canon Legria HF G30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 reviews of Canon Legria HF G30. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the viewfinder and size. The portability and zoom are also appreciated. There are some less positive reviews about the battery and color. There are some mixed comments about the durability and price.

image quality, zoom, portability, size, viewfinder

color, battery

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 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 83 reviews)

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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 10 user reviews of Canon Legria HF G30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the zoom and size are on the whole positive. The portability and price also get good opinions. There are some critical comments about the battery and color. The durability and usability get mixed opinions.

image quality, price, portability, size, zoom

color, battery

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Canon Vixia HF G30

 

20x zoom lens. 1080p60 video capture. LPCM audio. EVF. Wi-Fi. Dual shoes. Mic and headpone connectors. Manual focus ring. Dual SD slots. Includes wireless remote control. Padded handstrap

Very expensive. Bulky. Limited still resolution. No internal storage

The Canon Vixia HF G30 is expensive, but if you're serious about home movies it's worth the money.

Dec, 2013

Best of Year

Expert review by: Brendan Nystedt (reviewed.com)

Canon Vixia HF G30 Camcorder Review

 

$1,699.99 buys one heckuva Vixia

If you don't mind paying a $600 premium, the G30 delivers some of the best performance we've ever seen.

Nov, 2013
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Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon Legria HF G30 review

 

This big camcorder has great image quality, controls and touchscreen

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Canon LEGRIA HF G30

 

A pricey but brilliant pro-grade camcorder

Comprehensive manual settings ; Lens ring and assignable dial ; Excellent image quality

Expensive ; Relatively large and heavy

Conversely, in MP4 mode only you can enable a 2x high-speed recording or 0.5 slow recording. Effectively, this means 50p footage is recorded at 25p, giving twice the playback speed, and 25p footage recorded at 50p, for frame-perfect slow motion. You...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (itreviews.co.uk)

Canon Vixia HF G30

 

The Canon Vixia HF G30 is expensive, but if you're serious about home movies it's worth the money.

The G30 records video in AVCHD or MP4 format at 1080p60, 1080p30, or 1080p24 quality. Even though the camera only has a single 1/2.84-inch image sensor, a departure from the 3-chip design used by the Panasonic X920, the footage looks great. It’s...

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD Progressive
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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