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Canon Legria HF R48

Canon Legria HF R48
alaScore 91

52 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Canon Legria HF R48. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and portability. The durability and battery also get good feedback, but many are critical about the price.

usability, battery, durability, portability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R48 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R48 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the design and portability are overall positive. The durability and battery also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the price.

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

This summary is based on the product: Canon LEGRIA HF R48 High Definition Camcorder (3.28MP, 32x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi Enabled with MP4 Support) 3 inch LCD

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (

Canon Legria HF R48 review


Great picture quality, useful Wi-Fi functions and a good price make the HF R48 a Best Buy

May, 2013

Expert review by: (

Canon Legria HF R48 Review


With outstanding footage and bags of stamina, the HF R48 is a little star

Canon Legria HF R48 reviewUnless you're a professional movie maker, you're probably wondering if you really need a camcorder. Let's be frank: the answer is probably no, but that doesn't mean you sho

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Gavin Stoker (

Canon Legria HF R48 review: Camcorder that seems to cover all bases


Seemingly aimed at family users as much as anyone else thanks to its child friendly features, the R48 moves with the times by featuring Wi-Fi and dual recording

Palm-sized proportions, built-in Wi-Fi, quiet and smooth zoom action when adjusting framing mid recording, easy to use, flip-out touch screen operation

Pricey, could be quicker still to determine focus if swapping subjects mid recording or simply zooming in

Factor in a family friendly mode for filming children that features a sports mode-style pre-recording function, five mode audio recording that differentiates between the likes of music and speech, and the Legria would seem to have most bases covered....

May, 2013

Consumer review by: John (

Canon Legria HF R48


In daylight lighting conditions it works very well

I bought this for it's low light performance, and it's ability to work with my ipad. Low light is not good and to connect it to your ipad, you have to have it on a very low quality. It does connect ok with wifi though ; Even on low quality the image is...

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


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


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