With its primary focus on video, the Camcorder offers you a device that you can fully rely on when it comes to extensive video recording sessions in a variety of scenarios.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Canon Legria HF G40 will satisfy your needs.
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Canon Legria HF G40 will satisfy your needs..
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Canon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon Legria HF G40 is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the Legria HF G40 is an easy recommendation for this.
Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Legria HF G40.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its (mm) sensor size, the Canon Legria HF G40, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The (mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Canon Legria HF G40 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
Blending compact design with no-fuss performance, the Canon Legria HF G40 stays ready to adapt to any shooting conditions you find yourself in. Whether you're a documentary filmmaker, live streamer or budding director, the 2.91MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV III image processor work in tandem to deliver Full HD 1080p video at up to 60 fps. Featuring an outstanding 20x Optical Zoom, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer and built-in microphone, you can rest assured that the Legria HF G40 has all the necessary tools to maintain creative flexibility at all times. Not only does the ergonomically-designed body frame put forth a comfortable hold and solid grip, but the assignable buttons allow for a personalized shooting experience. With the Legria HF G40, you also have the option to view your creations upon the 3.5-inch LCD screen that flips out from the camera body, or project them upon an HDTV via the convenient HDMI port. When you're ready to export those movies, this camcorder is equipped with WiFi and NFC technology that allows you to instantly share over a wireless network without even having to remove the memory card.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||-5 - 45|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||1.8-2.8|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Shade, Tungsten|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1/6 - 1/2000 s|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||1/6 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, MP4|
|Video Resolutions||640x360, 1280x720, 1440x1080, 1920x1080 pixels|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Headphone Output Type||2.5, 3.5|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||26.8 - 576 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||3.67 - 73.4 mm|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||576 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||1.8|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||26.8 mm|
|Optical Zoom||20 x|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.84|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||C|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB Connector Type||B|
|Weight & Dimensions|