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Canon Legria MINI

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews of Canon Legria MINI. 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 durability and design. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive comments about the connectivity and zoom.

usability, size, portability, design, durability

zoom, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria MINI is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon Legria MINI from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the portability and price. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, battery, price, portability

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

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Canon LEGRIA mini


Canon produces a camcorder for the YouTube blogger generation

Good image quality, WiFi functions, Wide angle of view

No live Internet streaming, No optical zoom, No microphone input

Dec, 2013

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Canon Legria Mini review


The Canon Legria Mini is a video camera for taking selfies and YouTube videos

170-degree wide-angle lens ; Flexibility of the build ; Wi-Fi for easy uploading

Lack of zoom ; No mic port or headphone jack ; Basic manual controls

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Canon Legria mini hands-on and sample video: The social camcorder - Pocket-lint


Canon recently announced the Legria mini, a device you might have missed, not only because of its compact nature but also because it seems to be a throwback

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Canon Legria Mini


A rather different Camcorder in that it is very slim and fits easily in the palm of the hand. There are various angles to have the screen so you can capture images from various positions. There are two shooting modes one normal and one almost fish eye...

The Canon Legria Mini measures 9.5x7.2x2cm when closed; the last figure the thickness can increase to 6cm with the viewing screen raised to 90degrees. It weighs only 174grams. The front has the lens that is covered when off and beside this two rather...

Apr, 2014

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Canon Legria mini


Easy 2 use Quick 2 set up


Jul, 2016

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Canon Legria mini


Quality of picture and sound

Battery life very poor. Videos up to 1 Hour are split into 2 when played back.

May, 2016

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CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - White

Apr, 2015

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CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Black

Apr, 2015

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CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - Silver

Apr, 2015

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CANON LEGRIA Mini Full HD Camcorder - White

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC / AAC, MP2 / LC-AAC
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0 / Stereo
Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery Capacity:760
Battery life (max):1.15 / 1.25
Battery performance:760
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-4L
Battery voltage:3.7
Charging source:AC
Number of batteries supported:1


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV IV
Self-timer:2, 10 / 2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Auto, Program, Scene


Color of product:Black / Silver / White
Product color:Silver / White
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y


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

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):9


Fax memory:256
Modem Speed:33.6


Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: No


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.4 - ∞ / 15.7 / 15.7 - ∞

Image Sensor

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

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:250

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:0.661 - 1.38
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):0.661 - 1.38
Image Stabilizer: No
Interchangeable Lens: No
Maximum aperture number:4.8
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.38
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.661
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light Exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Close-up (macro), Night, Snow / Beach, Food, Night, Snow, Sports / Beach, Night, Snow, Sports


Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 10 - 30
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40 / 10 - 30

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Scan
Color all-in-one functions: No
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/ XP/ Vista\nMac OS X version 10.2.8-10.5\nLinux
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 17 x 17.9
Image scaling/enlargement range:50 - 200%
Modem Type:Super G3
Power Requirements:220-240 V

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, USB / HDMI, USB
Hand strap: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes
Wrist strap included:Y

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):64 - 128 g/m²
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Faxing:Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:10000
Print technology:Laser
Scanning:Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
PictBridge: No
S-Video out: No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (average operating):650
Power consumption (standby):9


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):22
Standard printer languages:UFRII-LT


Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


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

Sound Emission

Print noise level:63.5
Printing noise level:63.5

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4000 x 3000
Still image resolution(s):4000 x 3000, 1920 x 1440, 640 x 480 / 640 x 480 / 640 x 480, 4000 x 3000 / 640 x 480,4000 x 3000


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:EXIF 2.3
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Internal memory:32
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Lens cover included: Yes


Bitrate at maximum video resolution:24
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video compression format:AVCHD, MP4 / MP4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MP4 / MP4
Video Resolutions:640 x 360, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 / 640 x 360,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:28.2 / 5.64

White Balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten