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Canon Legria HF R48

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 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 image quality and portability. The battery and durability are also appreciated, but views are divided on the price.

usability, durability, battery, portability, image quality

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 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R48 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the image quality and design. The portability and durability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the battery, and there are some critical comments about the price.

usability, durability, portability, design, image quality


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

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

May, 2016

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

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: Aiden (

Canon Legria HF R48


Built in 32 GB HDD plus you can expand the memory with a SD Card upto 32 GB You can edit all the footage whist still on the camera ; I have used this product many times and I am very very pleased with it

As yet I haven't had any

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: TP (

Canon Legria HF R48


Picture, weight, quality

Complicated (for me) to set up wireless to transfer videos across to computer

Oct, 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

Consumer review by: Stephen (

Canon Legria HF R48


Just updated to this camera. Its really good, pictures greats, movies so sharp. Well worth the upgrade

Sep, 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