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Canon Legria HF R16

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the design and value for money are generally positive. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the color and features. Views are divided on the battery.

portability, usability, image quality, value for money, design

features, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R16 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria HF R16

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 19 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R16 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, usability, image quality, zoom, value for money

color

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF R16 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Red (20 X Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF R16 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Black (20 X Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon LEGRIA HF R16 High Definition Digital Camcorder - Black (20 X Optical Zoom, 2.7 Inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

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Canon Legria HF R16 review

 

By no means a spectacular camcorder, the Canon Legria HF R16 is also by no means a dud. If you can find it for a good price, you'll be pleased by its features and usability.

Comfortable to hold ; Easy to use ; 8GB of built-in storage ; 20x optical zoom ; Video snapshots

Weak photo quality ; Poor low-light performance ; No HDMI cable supplied

The Canon Legria HF R16 is by no means a bad camcorder, but it's obvious where Canon has compromised in order to strike a balance between features, quality and value. The trouble is, the HF R16 just isn't that cheap, particularly if you buy it on the...

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Fantastic

 

Excellent quality with an excellent price would recommend to anyone it's small it's compact it's value for money well worth the hard earned cash.

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Very good value camcorder

 

This is a very simple to use camcorder and is an excellent price at Argos. Good picture quality and nice overall size.

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Canon LEGRIA HF R16 HD Flash Camcorder - Black

 

Pros: easy to use, good picture, good battery life

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Good camera

 

This camcorder and camera is easy to use and good value for money, the picture quality is brillant

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So easy to use

 

We have now used this camcorder to record two martial arts courses. With the number of people milling around & so much going on, it could have been difficult to get a reasonable result - but we have some great footage thanks to the so-easy-to-use auto...

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Canon Legria

 

Excellent picture quality, ease of use, would recommend to others.

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Canon LEGRIA HF R16 HD Flash Camcorder - Black

 

Good product, worth of money, picture quality good.

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Canon Legria HF-R16

 

Very light and compact ; Good quality images and video ; Very good recording sound ; Good software

Not as easy to use as compared to other camcorders however you will get use to it

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:Flash + 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

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