Canon Legria HF20 specs

By James Morris


Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in, 2.70 in
Lens Features
Optical Zoom 15
Digital Zoom 300
Video Recording
Recording Media Memory Card
Video Capture Format HD
Max Video Res 1920x1080
Minimum Lux Rating 0.4 lux
Image Stabilisation Optical
General Features
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in, 2.70 in
Image Processor
Image Sensor Quantity 1
Image Sensor Size 0.25", 6.35 mm

Ken Dublin

April 18, 2009, 8:56 pm

Thanks James for telling it like it is!

First review that's answered all my questions...HF11 here I come!!

James Morris

April 19, 2009, 2:08 am

Glad to be of service!


April 20, 2009, 10:05 pm

I'm been considering camcorders at around 𧽂 and narrowed my search to ...

Panasonic HDC-SD200

Canon HF10

With low light performance being important your Canon HF20 review makes it clear the Canon HF200 is not an option.

Buying 16GB Class 6 memory for the HDC-SD200 at 㿅 I don't see as an issue.

Which camera would you recommend?

James Morris

April 21, 2009, 7:31 pm

@Derek Have you considered the Canon HF100? You can still pick that model up for a very keen price. The Panasonic HDC-SD200 should beat it (just) in low light, but it's also more expensive.


April 27, 2009, 8:42 pm

Hi James, and thanks for the really helpful reviews. I have been sitting on the fence for a while now, but need to get on with making a purchase. I must confess to finding the naming hierachy confusing so don't always end up comparing like for like, but got to the point of choosing the HF11, working on a budget of 𧾦. Is there anything else I should consider (particularly Sony as I can get a friends and family discount that amounts to around 20%)

Many thanks

James Morris

April 28, 2009, 4:58 am

Well, if you can get 20% off Sony, hold off until Saturday. I finally have something to show you! It might change your mind.


May 1, 2009, 8:53 pm

OOOOhhhhh - do tell. It's nearly saturday.......

James Morris

May 2, 2009, 9:14 pm

It's Saturday now!

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