Canon LEGRIA HF R28

LEGRIA HD Camcorders

LEGRIA HF R28

Canon LEGRIA HF R28

Make the move to brilliant Full HD quality

A perfect introduction to HD, the LEGRIA HF R28 features a Canon Full HD CMOS sensor, 28x Advanced zoom and intuitive Touch-screen. Intelligent Smart Auto ensures superb HD movies every time.

  • 3.2MP Full HD CMOS sensor
  • High-resolution 7.5cm Touch-screen LCD
  • 28x Advanced zoom
  • 32GB Flash memory; two SDXC slots
  • Smart AUTO with Tele-Macro
  • Dynamic Image Stabiliser
  • Touch Decoration
  • 24 Mbps image quality
  • HDMI cable supplied
  • Face Detection
LEGRIA HF R28

3.2MP Full HD CMOS sensor

The Full HD 3.2MP CMOS sensor gives true HD quality and excellent colour reproduction even in low light, so your movies will look great on your HDTV. Capture high-resolution 3.0MP still photos at the touch of a button.

Fingertip control

Operation is easy with a high-resolution 7.5cm (3.0”) gesture-based Touch-screen LCD, which gives you intuitive fingertip control of settings and simplifies playback.

28x advanced zoom

A genuine Canon HD video lens with 28x Advanced Zoom lets you get close to even far away subjects.

32GB Dual Flash memory

A 32GB Dual Flash memory lets you store over 12 hours of movies to the built-in memory. Record even longer with two SDXC card slots or upload wirelessly with an Eye-Fi card. Relay Recording automatically switches cards if one becomes full. Copy between memory cards and convert movies from HD to SD in camera for really easy sharing and web uploading.

Smart AUTO with Tele-Macro

Effortlessly shoot high quality video with Smart AUTO. Intelligent Scene Detection Technology selects the perfect settings from 38 scene modes – all you have to do is point and shoot. Shoot extreme close ups with AutoTele-Macro mode.

Dynamic image stabiliser

Canon’s Dynamic Electronic Image Stabiliser ensures all your movies have a smooth professional look even when shooting while walking. Easily switch between Dynamic and Standard mode.

Fun Touch Decoration

Add fun effects to your movies without a PC using Touch Decoration. Write messages straight on the Touch-screen with the Stylus Pen, add stamps or active animations like shooting stars and mix in still images.

Top-quality action videos

The LEGRIA HF R28 records Full HD quality at a fast maximum bit rate of 24Mbps so you’re sure of top-quality footage of fast moving subjects – perfect for action videos.

Fun, short movies

With Video Snapshot it’s easy to create fun movies to share with friends - without a PC. Capture 2, 4 or 8 second clips with just one touch of the record button, create a playlist, add music and your movie is ready.

HDMI cable supplied

The LEGRIA HF R28 comes complete with an HDMI cable and a built-in HDMI connection so you can play back movies on a compatible HDTV.

Precise focussing

Face Detection automatically optimises settings for perfectly focussed people shots.

Product Specification

VIDEO SYSTEM

Recording Medium 32GB built-in flash memory;
SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards (2 slots);
Relay recording possible
Max Recording Time Variable total, depending on memory card size¹
Internal memory: 12hrs 15mins²,³
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²,³ (not supplied)
Type 1/4.85 type CMOS
Total pixels 3.28 megapixel
Effective Pixels: Movie 2.07 megapixels¹,²
Effective Pixels: Still 3.05 megapixels (4:3)
Filter Bayer pattern filter
Advanced Zoom 28x
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 400x
Digital Tele-converter NO
Focal length 3.0 mm - 60.0 mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 41.2 mm - 1154 mm¹,²
Maximum aperture f1.8 to f3.6
Minimum focusing distance 10mm
Image Stabilizer Electronic Image Stabiliser:
2 modes: Dynamic, Standard
Filter diameter 34mm
Wide Attachment YES (optional WD-H34 II)

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Image Processor DIGIC DV III
Face Detection Technology YES
Screen size 7.5cm (3.0") Touchscreen LCD, 100% view
Pixels 230,000 dots
Touchscreen LCD YES
Manual adjustment Brightness, backlight
Temporary underscan NO

VIEWFINDER

Screen size NO
Pixels NO

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION

Minimum Lux. 4 lux
Auto Gain Control limit adjustment NO
Auto/Manual YES / YES
Control AUTO: Face Detection AF / TV AF
MANUAL: Touchscreen LCD, Touch Focus
Manual Focus Assist YES (Magnification)

CINEMA FEATURES

Cinema Features Touch Decoration
Smart AUTO YES (38 scenes)
Program AE AUTO;
M mode: P, Tv, Av, SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
Zebra NO

BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION

Backlight Compensation YES (automatic or user control)

WHITE BALANCE

Type TTL
Auto YES
Set/Preset YES: Set, Daylight, Artificial Light

SHUTTER SPEED

Maximum 1/2000th sec.
Slow 1/2 sec.

DIGITAL EFFECT

Fade Auto Fade, Wipe
Effect Black & White, Sepia

IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENT

Image Effects NO
Custom Functions NO

CUSTOM KEY

Custom Key NO

STILL IMAGE

Capture image size 2016 x 1512, 1792 x 1344, 1920 x 1080
Continuous shooting mode NO
Auto Exposure Bracketing NO
Simultaneous Photo Recording NO
Selecting AF Frame Function NO
Histogram NO
Photo Button YES
Photo Burst NO

SELF TIMER

Self timer 10 sec

REC. REVIEW/REC. SEARCH

REC. review/REC. search YES/NO

RECORDING MODE

LP mode 5 recording quality modes.¹
MXP: 1920x1080, 24Mbps;²
FXP: 1920x1080, 17Mbps;²
XP+: 1440x1080, 12Mbps;
SP: 1440x1080, 7Mbps;
LP: 1440x1080, 5Mbps
Extended Recording mode (ELP mode) -
Progressive shooting mode YES (25p)
CINE image mode YES
x.v.Color YES
Video Snapshot YES
Dual Shot YES
Pre REC YES
Colour Bars and Test Tone NO
Still image NO
Date YES (date select, calendar, timeline, 3D Flip)

MEMORY CARD

Multi Media Card NO
Secure Digital Card SD / SDHC / SDXC
Movie Recording YES
Internal Data Transfer MOVIE: Yes (internal memory to card A, card A to B)
STILLS: Yes (internal memory to card A, card A to B)
System Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Zoom Microphone NO
Manual Rec. level control YES

TERMINAL

Headphone YES
Microphone NO
USB YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, out only)
DV NO
Direct Print NO
Analogue-in NO
AV YES (out only)
S-video NO
Component YES (out only)
HDMI YES (HDMI™ Mini Connector: v1.3, out only, CEC supported)
LANC NO
Built-in charger YES

QUICK START

Quick Start YES (using LCD screen)

ACCESSORY SHOE

Accessory shoe NO

BUILT-IN VIDEO LIGHT

Built-in Video light NO

BUILT-IN FLASH

Built-in Flash NO

PC CONNECTION KIT

Digital Video Solution Disk YES
DV Network Solution Disk NO
Application software YES (PIXELA ImageMixer™ Video Browser v1 and Transfer Utility v1)
USB cable YES
Easy Web Upload YES
HD->SD conversion YES

WIRELESS CONTROLLER

Wireless controller NO

BATTERY PACK

Type Lithium Ion
Intelligent Battery System YES
Battery included in the kit BP-110
Max recording time (included battery) 1hr 30mins
Quick Charge NO
Long life Battery N/A
Longer recording time* N/A

DIMENSIONS

W x H x D 60 x 62 x 121 mm
Weight 270g
Max Recording Time ¹ Class 4 or higher SDHC card required for 1920x1080 recording, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied
² LP recording mode
³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible
Effective Pixels: Movie ¹ Advanced Zoom ON, 16:9 recording mode, wide end
² Image Stabiliser mode set to Standard or Off
35mm Equivalent Focal Length ¹ Advanced Zoom ON, 16:9 recording mode, wide end
² Image Stabiliser mode set to Standard or Off
LP mode ¹ Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
² Class 4 or higher SDHC card required for 1920x1080 recording, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied
  • * using EVF (normal LCD brightness if no EVF) and optional long life BP

Accessories & Supplies

Power

Whether you need a replacement battery or charger or you are looking for a battery with a larger capacity, Canon has a full range of accessories for the power you need to capture your memories.

BP-110

The intelligent lithium ion battery tells you exactly how much battery charge you have left.

CG-110

The CG 110 is an accessory for charging your batteries without your camcorder. You can place the battery in the cradle and the LED indicator will let you know when the battery is fully charged.

Lenses

WD-H34II

The Canon Wide-converter WD-H34 II is an accessory lens that attaches to LEGRIA camcorders of a filter diameter of 34 mm. It sets the focal length of the digital video camcorder to approximately 0.7 times, thereby widening the angle of view. It's perfect for indoor shooting and getting more people in your shot.

TL-H34 II

The Canon Tele-converter TL-H34 II is a converter lens that sets the focal length to approximately 1.5 times of your camcorder's lens, allowing you to capture more detail in far away subjects.