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Wide angle HD lens, exceptional audio and full manual controls unleash your creativity.
Designed to match the creative passion of video enthusiasts, the LEGRIA HF G25 features a wide angle lens, extensive manual controls and exceptional audio for stunning HD movies.
Canon’s high performance HD Video lens technology delivers a superb 30.4mm, F1.8 lens with a smooth, 10x optical zoom, and 8-Blade iris for natural looking de-focus effects.
The advanced HD CMOS PRO sensor gives you superb low light performance and a wide dynamic range. The sensor originally designed and manufactured by Canon for its professional camcorders has further improved light transmittance providing an extra 20%. boost in low-light sensitivity.
A manual lens ring allows intuitive control of focus. Full manual control of exposure, aperture, shutter speed and gain is possible via the touch screen LCD. A custom key and manual dial put you in complete control of your creativity.
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.
It’s simple to make your movies sound as good as they look with Audio Scene Select and a high-sensitivity, built-in zoom microphone. Just select from 5 scene modes and audio settings are optimised automatically to match the scene you’re shooting. Optional Canon 5.1 surround and Wireless mics are also available.
A high-resolution 920k dot, 8.8cm touch screen LCD is optimised for shooting in HD and provides 100% coverage of the scene. A retractable, colour viewfinder adds to your shot-framing options.
Instant AF provides fast and accurate focussing for pin-sharp HD quality. Face Detection automatically optimises camcorder settings for perfectly focussed and exposed people shots.
A large lens hood that shuts out unwanted flare from external light sources is included as standard. It incorporates a fast-opening lens barrier that automatically protects without the need for a separate lens cap. So you will always be ready to shoot.
Full HD AVCHD video is recorded at up to 24mbps to 32GB built-in flash memory – for over 12 hours recording. Dual SDXC card slots and Relay Recording ensure enough capacity for the most ambitious movie projects.
|Recording Medium||32GB built-in flash memory; |
SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards (2 slots);
Double slot recording possible
Relay recording possible
|Max Recording Time*||Variable total, depending on memory card size¹ |
Internal memory: 12hrs 15mins¹,²
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins¹,² (not supplied)
|Type||1/3 type advanced HD CMOS PRO|
|Total pixels||2.37 megapixel|
|Effective Pixels: Movie||2.07 megapixels|
|Effective Pixels: Still||2.07 megapixels (16:9)|
|Filter||Bayer pattern filter|
|Focal length||4.25 - 42.5mm|
|35mm Equivalent Focal Length||30.4 - 304mm|
|Maximum aperture||f1.8 to f2.8|
|Minimum focusing distance||20mm|
|Image Stabilizer||Optical Image Stabiliser: |
|Wide Attachment||YES (optional WD-H58W)|
|Image Processor||DIGIC DV III|
|Face Detection Technology||YES|
|Screen size||8.8cm (3.5") Touchscreen LCD, 100% view|
|Manual adjustment||Brightness, backlight|
|Direct storage to external HDD||NO|
|Screen size||0.61cm (0.24"), 100% view|
|Minimum Lux.||1 lux|
|Night Mode||Low Light (0.1 lux)|
|Auto Gain Control limit adjustment||YES|
|Auto/Manual||YES / YES|
|Control||AUTO: Face Detection AF/Face Only AF/Instant AF/Medium AF/TV AF |
MANUAL: Lens ring, Touchscreen LCD, Focus Preset
|Manual Focus Assist||YES (Magnification, Peaking, Edge Monitor)|
|Creative Features||Cinema-Look Filters |
|Smart AUTO||YES (38 scenes)|
|Program AE||AUTO; |
M mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M
|Backlight Compensation||YES (automatic or user control)|
|Set/Preset||YES: Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature|
|Fade||Auto Fade, Wipe|
|Custom Functions||Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth|
|Custom Control||YES (plus Control Dial)|
|Capture image size||1920 x 1080 (not Cinema mode)|
|Continuous shooting mode||YES (during playback only)|
|Auto Exposure Bracketing||NO|
|Simultaneous Photo Recording||YES|
|Selecting AF Frame Function||NO|
|Photo Button||Touchscreen LCD|
|Self timer||10 sec |
2 sec with wireless remote
|REC. review/REC. search||YES/NO|
|LP mode||Five recording quality modes.¹ |
MXP: 1920x1080, 24Mbps;²
FXP: 1920x1080, 17Mbps;²
XP+: 1440x1080, 12Mbps;
SP: 1440x1080, 7Mbps;
LP: 1440x1080, 5Mbps
|Progressive shooting mode||YES (25p)|
|Pre REC||YES with assigned button|
|Colour Bars and Test Tone||NO|
|Date||YES (date select, calendar, timeline, 3D Flip)|
|Multi Media Card||NO|
|Secure Digital Card||SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|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); |
5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)
|Audio Scene Select||YES|
|Zoom Microphone||YES (customisable frequency response and directionality)|
|Manual Rec. level control||YES|
|USB||YES (Mini-AB, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)|
|AV||YES (output only)|
|Component||YES (output only)|
|HDMI||YES (HDMI™ Mini Connector: v1.3, out only, CEC supported)|
|Quick Start||YES (mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)|
|Built-in Video light||NO|
|DV Network Solution Disk||NO|
|Easy Web Upload||YES|
|Convert to MP4||NO|
|HD -> SD conversion||YES|
|Intelligent Battery System||YES|
|Battery included in the kit||BP-808|
|Max recording time (included battery)||1hr 55mins|
|Long life Battery||BP-827|
|Longer recording time**||6hrs 05mins|
|W x H x D||95 x 82 x 210mm (with lens hood)|
|Weight||565g (with lens hood)|
|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 Max recording time for MP4 is 30 mins and the max file size is 4GB, when either of these conditions are met recording will stop automatically
³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible
|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
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 CG-800 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.
You’ll be wired for sound with Canon’s fantastic aural accessories. Our highly sensitive, high quality microphones will make sure your movies sound as good as they look.
The Canon Directional Stereo Microphone DM-100 is an accessory developed for LEGRIA HD camcorders. By connecting the DM-100 via the Mini Advanced Shoe feature, the microphine can capture audio at various angles by selecting from 3 possible directions.
The Canon Tele-converter TL-H58 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.
The Canon Wide-converter WD-H58W is an accessory lens which attaches to LEGRIA camcorders of a filter diameter of 58 mm. It sets the focal length of the digital video camcorder to approximately 0.8 times, thereby widening the angle of view. It's perfect for indoor shooting and getting more people in shot.
Camera, lights, action! With these illuminating accessories, you’ll never have a dark moment. Shed some light on the subject, with Canon’s great lighting range.