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Canon Legria HF R46

Canon Legria HF R46
alaScore 88

127 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 reviews of Canon Legria HF R46. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and size also get good views.

usability, size, portability, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R46 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R46 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the durability and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon LEGRIA HF R46 High Definition Camcorder - Red (3.28MP, 32x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi Enabled with MP4 Support, 8GB Internal Storage) 3 inch LCDCanon LEGRIA HF R46 High Definition Camcorder - Black (3.28MP, 32x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi Enabled with MP4 Support, 8GB Internal Storage) 3 inch LCD (dis

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: James Morris (



A very attractive HD camcorder with built-in Wi-Fi for around £300

Good image quality ; Improved Wi-Fi functions ; 8GB of memory built-in

Manual lens cover ; No full manual mode ; Wi-Fi functions still behind competition

There is no fully manual option, however, just Programmed AE. This enables the option to vary brightness up and down by 1 or -1 in quarter increments, but with no direct control over shutter or iris. You can focus manually too. These facilities are...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (



Ideal for smaller hands and can slip inside most pockets. 32x zoom is very good and the zoom button allows for very slow zooming when desired. The zoom take up is smooth. External battery can be easilly removed making the camera even more pocketable....

Perhaps not bad but it will take time to understand the multitude of optional commands via the touch screen. Persevere and you have a very versatile quality video camera ; The camera comes with only one battery and takes over five hours to recharge ;...

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/4.85''


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:Flash + Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD


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


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