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Canon Legria HF R27

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Canon Legria HF R27. 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. People are impressed by the memory and durability. The image quality and battery are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the zoom.

usability, battery, image quality, durability, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria HF R27 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon Legria HF R27


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 Reviewers really like the image quality and battery. The memory and durability also get good feedback.

usability, durability, memory, battery, image quality

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

Apr, 2019

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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