Canon Legria HF R28 High Definition Flash Memory/SD Card Digital Video Camera
Canon LEGRIA HF R28 offers FULL HD 1920x1080 video recording and a 28x Advanced Zoom all in a lightweight and compact 270gms body. The camera’s 3” LCD touch screen and intuitive features means capturing magic moments is easy with features like Intelligent Auto, Touch and Track and Dynamic Image Stabiliser. The camera offers 32GB of internal flash memory and dual SDHC/SDXC* card slots to expand the memory capacity. The HF R28 is the ultimate in compact FULL HD digital video cameras: you won’t leave home without it.
* SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. We recommend class 4 or higher memory cards for recording full HD 1920x1080 high definition video
|What's in the box?|
Canon Legria HF R28 Digital Video Camera + 32GB internal flash memory
|What are the features and how will they benefit you?|
Internal Flash Memory + SDHC/SDXC Card Recording – record to its 32GB internal flash memory; or record to dual SHDC/SDXC memory card slots (up to 40mins on an 8GB card at highest resolution). Relay recording enables the camcorder to automatically switch recording from one memory card slot to the other or record to both memory card slots at once.
Canon FULL HD CMOS Sensor - Amazing Full HD image quality with a True Progressive 1/4.85” HD CMOS sensor (1920 x 1080) for fast capture and low power consumption.
28x Advanced Zoom and 20x Optical Zoom - Get closer to the action with the Canon 28x Advanced zoom lens for high magnification in crisp and vivid detail.
3.0 inch Touch LCD Screen with Touch and Track - Intuitive and easy operation with the large touch screen LCD. Plus, Touch + Track a person or object in frame to keep them in perfect focus even when they move. For playback, files can be viewed on the touch screen simply by flicking from one page to the next, while the eye-catching 3D Flip View makes it easier for users to locate the videos they want.
Dynamic Image Stabilizer - Keep your video steady, even when you shoot while walking. With the Dynamic Image Stabiliser at work, it will compensate for camera shake.
Pre Record - Never miss a moment with the Pre-record setting. It records three seconds before you press the record button, so even if you press record too late, the three seconds are added to the beginning of the clip.
Intelligent Auto – automatically detects up to 38 different scenes and adjusts camera settings accordingly for optimal video capture. Saves fiddling around in menus to get the right settings: just point and shoot.
Face Detection – identifies and sets focus and correct exposure for human faces detected in the frame (up to 35); rather than other objects. Sophisticated Face Select and Track technology – similar to that found in Canon digital compact cameras – also ensures that the chosen face remains selected for as long as possible, even if it is moving.
Touch Decoration - helps users add effects to their movies easily. Effects are added in-camera, and don’t require a PC. Allows users to add animated icons, handwriting and stamps; Still Image mix allows users to overlay simple graphics, or still images.
DiG!c DV III Image Processor –Image processor that is specifically designed for video capture and delivers high speed and quality processing of HD data.
Video Snapshot - Quickly and easily create your own home movies without editing on a computer. Simply snap together short clips captured, select a music track and it’s ready to go.
Easy sharing - In camera HD to SD conversion makes sharing videos even faster by reducing the file of the video to a web-friendly file for easy upload to video sharing sites such as YouTube and Facebook.Still Photos – takes 3.05 megapixel still photos.
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Specifications of the Canon Legria HF R28 Video Camera
LEGRIA HF R28 Technical Specifications
Dual Flash Memory (32GB internal + SD / SDHC / SDXC Dual Card Slot)
1/4.85-inch Canon HD CMOS sensor
DiG!C DV III
AVCHD 1080/50i. 1080/25P (Maximum AVCHD 24Mbps)
MXP 24Mbps / FXP 17Mbps / XP+ 12Mbps / SP 7Mbps / LP 5Mbps
2.07 (Movie) / 2.41 Megapixels in 4:3 mode (Photos)
Optical / Advanced / Digital
20x / 28x / 400x
3.0 – 60.0 mm
f/1.8 to f/3.6
Minimum Focusing Distance
10mm (Wide), 40cm (Tele macro)
35mm equivalent focal length
Approx 41.2-824mm (Movie) / approx 40.6-812mm (Photos)
1/12.5 - 1/2,000 sec. (Maximum) / 1/2sec (Low Light Mode)
Electronic system (Dynamic IS provided)
Auto / Manual
Auto: Face priority AF / Instant AF / TV AF Manual: Touch Panel
Yes and Touch & Track
Light Metering Method
Evaluative / Centre-weighted average
White Balance Mode
Auto, Set, Daylight, Tungsten
0.4 Lux (Low Light Mode)
Low Light Mode
Yes (1/2 sec)
View Screen / Pixels
Widescreen 3.0" Touch TFT / 230,000 Wide View Angle & Wide colour range
Filming Modes & Controls
AE Program Modes
Intelligent Auto (38 scenes) / P / SCN / CINE progressive 25P
Portrait / Sports / Snow / Beach / Sunset / Night / Low Light / Spotlight / Fireworks
Auto Fade / Wipe
Easy Web Upload
Yes with HD to SD conversion
Pre-Record / Relay Recording / Touch & Track (Face and Objects) / Video
Dolby Digital 2-ch (AC-3 2ch)
Audio Level Metering
Auto / Off
Video Recording on 8GB Card
1920 x 1080 (MXP)
40 minutes @ 24Mbps
1920 x 1080 (FXP)
1 hour @ 17Mbps
1440 x 1080 (XP+)
1 hour 25 minutes @ 12Mbps
1440 x 1080 (SP)
2 hours 20 minutes @ 7Mbps
1440 x 1080 (LP)
3 hours @ 5Mbps
Avg. 50min (Highest quality MXP recording)
Quick Start/Power Save
Yes, linked with LCD
USB 2.0 Hi Speed / mini HDMI / Component output / AV output
PC: Windows XP SP2/SP3, Vista (including SP1/SP2), Windows 7
Pixela ImageMixer 3 SE Software (PC only: Windows XP SP3, Vista SP1/SP2, Windows 7)
Calendar / Timeline / Date / Face Timeline, Face Jump, 3D Flip)
Dimensions W x H x D
60 x 61 x 121mm
Weight exc. battery (g)
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice