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Canon Legria HF R205

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Canon Legria HF R205. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and durability are overall positive. The zoom and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the usability. The battery and memory get negative comments.

portability, price, zoom, durability, design

memory, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Karan Shah (

Canon Legria HF R205 Review


Camcorders have more or less taken a backseat with the recent success of smartphones. Most smartphones are now capable of recording videos at 1080p resolutions, which is the same that camcorders have on offer. But, for professional shooting, the optics...

The Canon Legria HF R205 is priced at Rs. 19,395. You’ll definitely require a stand, if you want to do some serious shooting with the HF R205. The user interface is a tad boring and confusing at times and as far as performance is concerned, the...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Jayesh Limaye (

Review: Canon Legria HF R205


Finally, an affordable HD camcorder.

Very compact, light, and stylish; Decent image quality with HD movie capture; Good build and ergonomics; Swivel LCD; Headphone jack; 18x smooth and silent optical zoom; Good price

No optical image stabilization; Poor battery life; Awkwardly placed ports; No microphone jack; No carry pouch

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Elaine (

Canon HF R205


Nice and light and easy to use

Didn't come with a memory card

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/4.85" / 1/4.85''
Smartphone Remote Control: No


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC 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


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