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Canon LEGRIA HF R38
LEGRIA HD Camcorders
Wi-Fi with MP4 support
In-built Wi-Fi lets you effortlessly share your creations to social networking sites and view your videos on DNLA certified TVs and iOS devices. Support for MP4 format ensures quick transfer times of HD movies.
51x Advanced zoom; Full HD CMOS
A genuine Canon HD video lens with 51x Advanced Zoom lets you capture all the detail in even far away subjects. The Full HD CMOS sensor gives true HD quality and excellent colour reproduction even in low light, so your movies will look great on your HDTV.
Optical Intelligent IS
Intelligent IS is the perfect solution to combat camera shake. It automatically detects the scene and selects exactly the right optical Image Stabilizer settings from 4 modes to counteract movement and prevent blur. It ensures sharp, detailed videos in every situation - leaving you free to concentrate on shooting.
Use Story Creator to effortlessly create memorable movies and help develop your video skills. Choose a theme for your movie and Story Creator gives you on screen suggestions and shooting tips, so you can make captivating videos.
Cinema-look filters; Touch Decoration
Inspire your creativity with Cinema-Look Filters. Select from 8 adjustable colour-grading filters to capture the perfect movie scene. Adding fun effects to your movies without a PC is easy using Touch Decoration.
Store direct to external HDD
Copy movies direct from the inbuilt memory or SDXC card slot to an external hard drive. Just follow the simple on-screen menus for quick and easy storage.
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.
Smart Auto, Face Detection
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, whilst Face Detection optimises the settings for great people shots.
Convert movies from HD to SD in camera for really easy sharing and web uploading.
32GB Dual Flash memory, SDXC card slot
A 32GB Dual Flash memory lets you store over 12 hours of movies to the built-in memory. Record even longer with the SDXC card slot.
||32GB built-in flash memory |
SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card
Relay recording possible
|Max Recording Time*
||Variable total, depending on memory card size¹ |
Internal memory: AVCHD mode, 12hrs 15mins²
MP4 mode: 16hrs 55mins³
64GB SDXC card (not supplied): AVCHD mode, 24hrs 30mins²
MP4 Mode, 33hrs 55mins³
||1/4.85 type CMOS |
||3.28 megapixel |
|Effective Pixels: Movie
||2.07 megapixels¹ ² |
|Effective Pixels: Still
||2.07 megapixels (16:9) |
||Bayer pattern filter |
||2.8mm - 89.6mm |
|35mm Equivalent Focal Length
||38.5mm - 1232mm |
||f1.8 to 4.5 |
|Minimum focusing distance
||Optical Image Stabiliser: |
Intelligent IS - Dynamic, Powered, Tripod, Macro
||DIGIC DV III |
|Face Detection Technology
||7.5cm (3.0") Touchscreen LCD, 100% view |
||230,000 dots |
||Brightness, backlight |
|Wi-Fi Function (wireless LAN, DLNA)
|Direct storage to external HDD
||4 lux |
||Low Light (0.4 lux) |
|Auto Gain Control limit adjustment
||YES / YES |
||AUTO: Face Detection AF / TV AF |
MANUAL: Touchscreen LCD, Touch Focus
|Manual Focus Assist
||YES (Magnification) |
||Cinema-Look Filters |
||YES (38 scenes) |
M mode: P,SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
Cinema mode: P
||YES (automatic or user control) |
||YES: Daylight,Tungsten |
||1/1000th sec. |
||1/2 sec. |
||Auto Fade, Wipe |
||YES (Touch panel operations) |
|Capture image size
||1920 x 1080 (not Cinema mode) |
|Continuous shooting mode
|Auto Exposure Bracketing
|Simultaneous Photo Recording
|Selecting AF Frame Function
||Touchscreen LCD |
|REC. review/REC. search
||5 AVCHD recording quality modes.¹ |
MXP: 1920x1080, 24Mbps;²
FXP: 1920x1080, 17Mbps;²
XP+: 1440x1080, 12Mbps;
SP: 1440x1080, 7Mbps;
LP: 1440x1080, 5Mbps
2 MP4 quality recording modes
1280 x 720, 9Mbps;
1280 x 720, 4Mbps,
|Progressive shooting mode
||YES (25p) |
|Colour Bars and Test Tone
|Multi Media Card
|Secure Digital Card
||SD / SDHC / SDXC |
|Internal Data Transfer
||MOVIE: Yes (internal memory to card) |
STILLS: Yes (internal memory to card)
||Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) |
|Audio Scene Select
|Manual Rec. level control
||YES (Mini-AB, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only) |
||YES (out only) |
||YES (HDMI™ Mini Connector: v1.3, out only, CEC supported) |
||YES (using LCD screen) |
|DV Network Solution Disk
||YES (PIXELA Video Browser, Network Utility and ImageBrowser EX) |
|Easy Web Upload
||Lithium Ion |
|Intelligent Battery System
||YES (except BP-709) |
|Battery included in the kit
|Max recording time (included battery)
|Long life Battery
|Longer recording time**
||3 hours 15 minutes |
|W x H x D
||54 x 55 x 115 mm |
||250 g |
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.
The intelligent lithium ion battery tells you exactly how much battery charge you have left.
Shoot for even longer with this high capacity intelligent lithium ion battery, that tells you exactly how much battery charge you have left.
The CG-700 is an accessory for charging your batteries without your camcorder. You can place your battery in the cradle and the LED indicator will let you know when the battery is fully charged.
Canon’s camcorder cases are built specifically to protect your LEGRIA camcorder. The soft case has been designed to accommodate a variaty of camcorder camera configurations.
UA-100 - USB Adapter
The UA-100 USB adaptor lets you connect your external HDD disk drive to your LEGRIA camcorder, perfect for when you need to back up footage and preserve your memories.