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Canon LEGRIA mini X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 163 reviews of Canon LEGRIA mini X. 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. Opinions about the durability and image quality are generally positive. The size and portability are also appreciated, but there are some less positive views about the price.

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

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Canon LEGRIA mini X from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the size and design. The durability and portability also get good feedback, whereas the price and reliability get negative views.

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73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Richard Easton (

Canon Legria Mini X review


The Canon Legria Mini X has a fantastic articulating screen for shooting selfie videos but its image quality left us a little disappointed

The Legria Mini X gets a lot of things right, particularly the articulating screen that makes it ideal for shooting selfie videos. The microphones are super sensitive and the audio captured is of high quality. However, video quality was disappointing...

Jan, 2015

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2014-2015

Expert review by : EISA (

Canon LEGRIA mini X


EUROPEAN LIFESTYLE CAMCORDER 2014-2015 - Canon LEGRIA mini X: The second generation of this small‐scale camera takes Canon's original innovative concept even further. The LEGRIA mini X is multi‐talented, with the rotating touchscreen display ideal for...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Canon Legria mini X


Most cameras that I review are still units that have the ability to take movies. This is almost the reverse being a unit most likely to be used to take video but it can also take still shots however this is fixed to one of two fixed distance focuses.

The Canon Legria mini XI measures 10.5x7.5x3cm and weighs 240grams. The front of the unit has the lens with twin microphones either side of it. When off the lens is covered. The back has a single LED labelled Access and a flip door behind which sits...

Dec, 2014

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Outstanding sound quality


seriously improved with an external mic

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (

Great research camera

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I appreciate this is a niche use, but as a ethnographic field researcher I find this camera to be perfect.The solid build, compact size, flexible viewing angle and great audio make this perfect for candid interviews.This has replaced my Kodak Z8i.

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM / LPCM
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Wind filter: Yes


Battery life (max):2.35
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-12L
Number of batteries supported:1
Video recording time:2.5


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Remote controlled: Yes
Remotely operated:Y
Self-timer:2+10 / 2, 10 / 2, 3, 5, 10 / 2,10
Self-timer delay:2+10 / 2,10 / 2,3,5,10
Shooting modes:Auto, Program, Scene


Color of product:Black
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes


Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: No


Closest Focusing Distance:15.7
Face detection: Yes
Normal focusing range:0.4 / 0.4 - ∞ / 15.7 - ∞

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):12 / 8.99
Effective megapixels (movie):12 / 8.99
Optical sensor size:1 / 2.3 / 1/2.3
Scan technology:CMOS
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:12.8

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:0.661 - 1.38
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):0.661 - 1.38
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable Lens: No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.38 / 1.72
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.606 / 0.661
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light Exposure

Light exposure correction:± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Scene modes:Beach, Night, Snow, Sports


Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge: No
S-Video out: No


Camera shutter speed:0.04 - 0.0005 / 1/25 - 1/2000

Still Image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPEG XR / JPG
Maximum image resolution:4000 x 3000
Still image resolution(s):4000 x 300, 1920 x 1440, 640 x 480 / 4000 x 3000, 1920 x 1440, 640 x 480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:DVCAM / No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Lens cover included: Yes
Playback mode:Fast, Slow
Playback Modes:Fast, Slow
Self-timer: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary


Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD Ready
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Pre-record: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, MP4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

White Balance:Auto / Auto, Daylight, Tungsten