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Canon 2404C005 LEGRIA HF G26 Compact Camcorder

code: 2404C005
  • £698.00
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  • High performance 20x optical zoom with a wide 28.8mm lens plus 5-Axis Image Stabilizer for versatile and discreet filming
  • Stunning image quality from an HD CMOS Pro sensor with high sensitivity that captures rich detail with low noise
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 AVCHD or MP4 50P recording to Dual SD card slots so you never miss a moment
  • A range of useful interfaces to help you connect to a wide variety of devices for an easy and convenient workflow
  • Easy operability and compact design with a 3.0-inch touchscreen for convenient and ready-to-go recording

Canon 2404C005 (LEGRIA-HF-G26, LEGRIA/HF/G26, LEGRIA_HF_G26, LEGRIAHFG26, legria_hf_g26) LEGRIA HF G26 Compact Camcorder

The Legria HF G26 is a Full HD camcorder to satisfy video enthusiasts’ creative needs and instill confidence when capturing content. Taking filmmaking to the next level, the compact and easily portable Legria HF G26 offers a 28.8mm wide-angle lens with 20x optical zoom, superb optics, low-light capability and 8-blade circular aperture, which can create beautiful circular bokeh effects. Video enthusiasts and filmmakers alike can capture exceptional Full HD 50p footage for all creative pursuits with the simple, yet powerful, Legria HF G26.

With its HD CMOS Pro sensor, the Legria HF G26 offers excellent low light sensitivity. Featuring a wide DR for beautiful tonality and Highlight Priority mode for rich expressiveness in high-brightness areas, recording 50P at 35Mbps delivers efficient, high quality footage helped by a DIGIC DV 4 processor supporting advanced image stabilisation plus slow and fast motion recording.Recording Full HD footage in AVCHD and MP4 formats at multiple bit rates, content can be recorded simultaneously with Dual SD card slots for easy workflow. A 3 Mbps mode produces smaller file sizes making it much easier to transfer files for immediate use.

The Legria HF G26 features an HDMI interface for connection to a wide range of accessories such as an HD television for viewing footage directly, the dedicated Mini Advanced shoe for the DM-E1 microphone and VL-5 Video Light plus a headphone jack to monitor sound levels and 3.5mm mic jack for an external microphone. Lightweight and compact, LEGRIA HF G26 features a 3.0-inch touchscreen, a custom dial for adjusting exposure settings, a 1.56 million dot tiltable electronic viewfinder (EVF) and manual focus/zoom ring and joystick for easy control plus a professional zoom rocker for smoother zooming. Manual, Auto and Cinema modes add extra control and creativity.

Video System:

  • Recording Formats: MP4 / AVCHD

Recording Medium: SDXC / SDHC / SD (2 slots)

  • Double slot recording
  • Relay recording

Max Recording Time:

  • Variable total, depending on memory card size
  • 64GB SDXC card 24hrs 30mins (not supplied)


  • Type: 1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PRO
  • Total Pixels: 3.09MP (2208x1398)
  • Effective Pixels: Movie: 2.91MP (2136x1362)
  • Effective Pixels: Still: 2.07 megapixels (16:9)
  • Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter


  • Optical Zoom: 20x
  • Digital Zoom: 400x
  • Focal Length: 3.67 - 73.4mm

35mm Equivalent Focal Length:

  • 26.8 - 576 (without Dynamic IS)
  • 28.8 - 576 (with Dynamic IS)
  • Maximum Aperture: f1.8 - f2.8
  • Aperture Type 8: Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Minimum focusing: distance 10mm
  • Image Stabilizer: Optical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent IS
  • Filter diameter: 58mm
  • Teleconverter Attachment: Optional TL-H58 (not included)
  • Wide Attachment Accessory: Optional WD-H58 (not included)
  • Wide Attachment Included: No
  • Lens Cover: Included cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood

Image Processor:

  • Image Processor: DIGIC DV 4
  • Face Detection Technology: Yes


  • Screen size: 3" (7.5cm), 100% view
  • Vari-Angle: Yes
  • Pixels: 460,000 dots equivalent
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Touch Tracking: Yes
  • Touch Focus: Yes
  • Touch Exposur: Yes
  • Manual adjustment: Colour balance, brightness standard/high

Wi-Fi Function:

  • Wireless Bands: Yes
  • NFC: Yes
  • Remote Control & Streaming: Yes
  • Movie Uploader: Yes
  • Playback via browser: Yes
  • Media Server: Yes
  • Web Service: Yes
  • GPS Support: Yes
  • Baby Mode: Yes
  • Direct storage to external HDD: No


  • Screen Size: 0.24" (0.61cm), 100% view
  • Pixels: 1.56m dots equivalent
  • Minimum Illumination:
  • Minimum Lux.: 1 lux
  • Night Mode: Low Light (0.1 lux)
  • Auto Gain Control Limit Adjustment: Yes


  • Auto/Manual: Yes / Yes


  • Auto: Face Detection AF
  • Face Only AF

Instant AF

  • Medium AF
  • TV AF


  • Lens Ring
  • Touchscreen LCD
  • Focus Preset

Manual Focus Assist:

  • Peaking, Magnification

Creative Features:

  • Slow Motion Recording: 1/2 speed
  • Fast Motion Recording: 2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200x
  • Fast Motion: Conversion
  • Video Snapshot: Yes, select from 2, 4, or 8 seconds
  • Touch Decorations: No
  • Story Creator: No
  • Cinema-Look Filters: Yes, Cinema Standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory

AE Mode:

  • Smart Auto: Yes
  • Program AE:
  • Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
  • Scenes - Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks Cinema
  • Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
  • Zebra: Yes
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes (auto or user controlled)

White Balance:

  • Type FAWB
  • Auto: Yes


  • Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature
  • Auto Adjustment Range: 2,800K to 8,000K

Shutter Speed:

  • Maximum: 1/2000 sec
  • Slow: 1/2 sec

Image Quality Adjustment:

  • Image Effects: Standard, Wide DR, Highlight Priority
  • Custom Functions: Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth
  • Custom Control: 5 buttons plus dial

Still Image

  • Capture Image Size: 1920x1080 (not cinema mode)
  • Simulaneous Photo Recording: Yes
  • Photo Button: Touchscreen

Recording Mode:

  • Recording Format: MP4 and AVCHD

Recording Mode

  • AVCHD: 1920x1080 50p 28Mbps
  • 1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps
  • 1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps
  • MP4: 1920x1080 50p 35Mbps
  • 1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps
  • 1280x720 50p 8Mbps
  • 280x720 25p 4Mbps
  • 640x360 25p 3Mbps
  • Progressive Shooting Mode: 50p, 25p
  • Slow and Fast Motion Recording: Yes
  • Multi Directional Inverted: Yes
  • Video Snapshot: Yes (during recording)
  • Pre REC: Yes
  • Colour Bars and Test Tone: Off/EBU/SMPTE
  • Timecode Support: Rec Run/Free Run

Memory Card:

  • Secure Digital Card: SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Movie Recording: Yes
  • Internal Data Transfer: Yes, card A to B


  • Microphone Type: Stereo Electret Condenser Mic


  • 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

Audio Adjustments:

  • Built in: Mic Wind Screen, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality
  • Input Jack: Mic Attenuate, Mic Low Cut,
  • Audio Mix: Internal mic with external input


  • Headphone: Yes
  • Microphone: Yes
  • USB: Yes (Mini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
  • AV: Yes (output only)
  • Component: No
  • HDMI: Yes (HDMI Mini Connector: v1.3, output only, CEC supported)
  • Built-in Charger: Yes
  • Memory Card: Yes
  • DC In: Yes
  • Tripod Mount: Yes
  • Accessory Shoe: YES ( cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)
  • Application Software: Via Download
  • Dimensions: 115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)
  • Weight: 880g (with lens hood, battery, and card)

In the Box

  • Lens Hood with Lens Barrier
  • Compact Power Adaptor CA-570
  • Battery Pack BP-820
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