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Canon Legria HF R27

We have collected and analyzed 22 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 86/100. The average review date is Dec 26, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 375300 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 81/100 = Very good. Last update: Aug 18, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon Legria HF R27 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the image quality and battery are generally positive. The memory and durability also get good opinions.

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon Legria HF R27 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 3 inch Touchscreen LCD, 3.2MP)Canon Legria HF R27 High Definition Camcorder (20x Optical Zoom, 3 inch Touchscreen LCD, 3.2MP)

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Canon Legria HF-R27




Dec, 2011

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Canon Legria HF-R27


Being a 'silver surfer' I am wary of new technology but found the Canon HFR27 very easy to use. (though I did print out the instruction manual). It sits comfortably in my hand and the controls are within easy reach. I would definately reccomend this...

Haven't found any.

Oct, 2011

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Canon Legria HF-R27


8gb internal sorage + 2 sdhc card slots

none so far

Sep, 2011

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Canon Legria HF-R27


It's very intuitive and also very light.

The battery life is so short!

Sep, 2011

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Canon Legria HF-R27


good image quality easy to use and still images good too

image stableiser is not too good on towards the end of the zoom range

Aug, 2011

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Canon Legria HF-R27


It's very intuitive and also very light

The battery life is so short

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-110
Battery voltage:3.7


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:Movie, Single image
Minimum illumination:0.4
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9


Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: Yes


Built-in flash: No


Closest Focusing Distance:0.394
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range:0.4

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.41
Effective megapixels (movie):1.47
Optical sensor size:1 / 4.85
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:1.47

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.62 - 45.4
Digital Zoom:1000
Filter size:1.34
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.62 - 45.4
Focal length range (f-f):0.118 - 2.36
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable Lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.6
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):45.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.62
Optical Zoom:20

Light Exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto


Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

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

Other Features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.6
Auto focus: Yes
AV output:1
Interface:USB 2.0
Manual focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Wireless connection:N
Wireless connections: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Memory card included: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Shutter speed (video):1/25

Still Image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG
Maximum image resolution:2016 x 1512
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.2
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Internal storage capacity:8
Memory slots:1


Capture modes:FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP+
HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i
Video compression format:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,H.264,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

White Balance:Auto, Custom modes, Daylight, Tungsten