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Canon Legria HF G30

Canon Legria HF G30
alaScore 97

185 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 185 reviews of Canon Legria HF G30. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and zoom. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

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 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 185 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 27 user reviews of Canon Legria HF G30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the zoom and size are overall positive. The portability and price also get good opinions. There are some less positive opinions about the viewfinder. The reliability and battery get mixed opinions.

image quality, price, portability, size, zoom

viewfinder

89% 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

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Legria HF G30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon Legria HF G30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price.

price

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

This summary is based on the product: Canon Vixia HF G30 Flash Memory Wi-Fi 1080p HD Digital Video Camcorder with 64GB Card + Battery + Case + LED Video Light + Microphone + 3 Filters + Tr

Aug, 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
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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

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

Consumer review by: LPVP (bestbuy.com)

great camera with all the professionals features

 

Great camera with all the professionals funtions that every professionals need for any kind of job, very happy with this camera. Image quality is great, stabilization awesome, manual control with customizable buttons, even the build in microphone is...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: rivrat60 (bestbuy.com)

Good Overall

 

I purchased this camera as an upgrade. I previously used a Sony model costing 2/3 less than this one. I am pleased with the ease of use and the various features this camera has compared to the previous type I used. The only drawback I found was that a...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: REXX (bestbuy.com)

EXCELLENT CAMERA

 

ALL I HAVE TO DO IS PRESS RECORD. IT IS A GOOD CAMERA.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: CrazyLegs (bestbuy.com)

Great Little Camera

 

Worked great right out of the box. Easy to set up and pretty intuitive menus. Lots of features and options.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: JodyG (bestbuy.com)

Great Value

 

This camera has been great so far in the first few months of use. The low light sensitivity has been second to none, and the image quality is very good. Wifi control using my tablet has been a very handy feature as well. I am very happy with the...

Jul, 2015

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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