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Canon LEGRIA HF R806

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Canon LEGRIA HF R806. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the battery and zoom are overall positive. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the price.

usability, portability, image quality, zoom, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon LEGRIA HF R806 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: chellesbelles (

okay ...


i bought this item and on opening the box it looked perfect ...but soon realised that you had to attach the battery, once i did that it changed its small compact look...battery just sticks out and looks odd...based on this i have returned

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: David (

Canon LEGRIA HF R806


Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: David (

CANON LEGRIA HF R806 Camcorder - Black


Simple to set up and use. Good sound quality

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Indi (

Fantastic camcorder


So happy with the camcorder. Very easy to use and nice compact size.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Dadog (

All a camcorder needs to be.


Canon don't do a lot wrong and this Legria is no exception. I've had a few camcorders in my time and this one has all it needs. Nice size, handles well and every control, including the brilliant touch screen, are intuitive and easy to use. The optical...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Michael61 (

Poor Buy


Whilst the camera is very good for portability and picture quality, it is pretty useless if the sun is shining. When of course that is the time it is required ! Purchased for portability and MP4 Would have been returned if not charged and tried very...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Shana (

Canon LEGRIA HF R806


Awesome price, easy to use and such a light camcorder.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Shana (

CANON LEGRIA HF R806 Camcorder - Black


Awesome price, easy to use and such a light camcorder.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: ROBCBS (

Excellent product for the price


Very simple and easy to use. In daylight and illuminated rooms the picture is fantastic.The sound is not bad either. Focusing is usually quick but can take a couple of seconds. If the light is poor then the image does become a little bit grainy, but...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Mazzie (

Great features and ideal for our needs!


We bought this for a cruise and are yet to use it but it looks great and delivery was very quick. Accessories were good and i cant wait to use It!

May, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AC3
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery Capacity:2760
Battery life (max):3.25
Battery performance:2760
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-727
Battery voltage:3.6
Number of batteries supported:1


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Minimum illumination:0.4
Self-timer delay:10


Color of product:Black / White
Tripod mountable: Yes


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Flip-out screen:Y
Touch screen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes


Closest Focusing Distance:0.394
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.07
Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:1 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:3.28

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.28 - 73
Digital Zoom:1140
Filter size:1.69
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.28 - 73
Focal length range (f-f):0.11 - 3.53
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:4.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):73
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.28
Optical Zoom:32

Light Exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

USB connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connectivity:Y


Camera shutter speed:1/2000 - 1/2

Still Image

Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080
Still image resolution(s):1920x1080


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF, Exif 2.3
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No

Technical Details

Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Date imprinting: Yes
Display brightness control: Yes
Lens cover included: Yes
Self-timer: Yes


Analog signal format system:PAL
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:35
Capture modes:LP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record: Yes
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p
Video compression format:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVC,AVCHD,H.264,MP4,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten