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Canon Legria HF R106

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Canon Legria HF R106. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and zoom. The price and image quality also get good views. Some have doubts about the battery.

usability, image quality, price, zoom, portability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R106 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria HF R106

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R106 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the zoom and design. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

usability, image quality, design, zoom

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF R106 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Silver (20 X Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF R106 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Silver (20 X Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon Legria HF R106 review

 

The HF R106 is Canon's cheapest AVCHD camera. It doesn't look like a budget model, thanks to its petite, curvy design that's in keeping with Canon's more upmarket cameras. There are various omissions that distinguish it from these pricier models, though.

No major flaws but lacking in various key areas. Plus, it's more expensive than many superior video cameras

May, 2010

PC ADVISOR - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by: Rosemary Hattersley (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Canon Legria HF R106 review

 

Canon makes a wide range of video cameras, from sub-£500 models like this Canon Legria HF R106 to professional recording equipment for broadcasters.

A camcorder first and foremost, the Canon Legria HF R106 is the camcorder to buy if high-definition video is your primary intention. Other models offer reasonable HD video capture and throw in still photo functions too, but the Canon is the best at...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: CTTomkinson (play.com)

Good all rounders

 

Not so good in dark situations and the compensation for movement of the camera can sometimes go a bit off when it's still (just switch the compensation off if that's the case) but otherwise great bit of kit. Definitely worth the money.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Edward (reevoo.com)

Canon Legria HF R106

 

Great little camcorder, easy to use, easy to download to PC or TV

Shame it does not come with a case

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Canon Legria HF R106

 

Picture quality. Ease of use. Compact and light

The microphone recorded the noise of the autofocus motor to such an extent that it spoilt any recording made indoors or in a quiet area. It sounded like a saucepan lid rattling on a boiling saucepan

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Canon Legria HF R106

 

East to carry and when you have fingers like sausages its still generally easy to use

Battery life could be better but purchasing a couple of spares solves the problem

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Martin (reevoo.com)

Canon Legria HF R106

 

A case of switching on the camera & pressing record...pretty simple

No HDMI lead provided but apart from that no complaints

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/5.5''

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card / SD HC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

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

Lens

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

Recording

HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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