Canon Legria G40 Camcorder

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MPN: 1005C012AA EAN: 8714574633596

Item number 76QDA

Canon Legria G40 Camcorder

Professional video quality - Capture outstanding high bitrate AVCHD 1080p video with variable frame rates in any light thanks to an extensive range of professional features and manual controls.

These include a high sensitivity 1/2.84 type CMOS PRO sensor, a large 8-bladed aperture, Wide DR and Highlight Priority modes and powerful optical image stabilisation.

The LEGRIA HF G40 offers great versatility in a compact handheld design. Capture broad landscapes and detailed close ups with the bright 20 x wide angle f/1.8 zoom lens and simultaneously record in both AVCHD and MP4 format. A high resolution, tilting viewfinder allows use in tight spaces and from many awkward angles.

Wi-Fi allows remote shooting via your smart device with control of shutter speed, focus and exposure. A wide range of advanced connections include mic and headphone sockets, direct HDMI and AV out, a Mini Advanced Shoe and tripod mount, USB and dual SD card slots. Geo-tagging is also available via optional accessory.

Enjoy fast access to essential functions thanks to intuitive touchscreen menus and touch-autofocus with focus recall. A switchable zoom/focus ring plus customisable function buttons and dial, which keep your most used controls to hand, speed up operation so you don’t miss a shot.

Switch between full auto, manual and Cinema mode, which lets you quickly shoot creative footage with movie-style filters that can be applied during or after recording. Get dramatic effects with slow motion and timelapse recording and capture great audio.
  • Camcorder Definition: High
  • Depth: 84 MM
  • Express your creativity with professional quality video
  • Excellent versatility in a handheld design
  • Designed for advanced shooting and connectivity
  • Enjoy custom control with quick access to functions
  • Quickly capture all the action in creative footage
  • GPS: N
  • Height: 231 MM
  • LCD Size: 3.5
  • NFC: N
  • SD Card: Y
  • Video Quality: 1080p
  • Width: 115 MM
  • Zoom: 20 - 29x

Product Features

  • Complete creative control for enthusiasts - LEGRIA HF G40
    Offering outstanding imaging performance with advanced shooting features, the LEGRIA HF G40 is perfect for journalism students who want a step-up in quality or professional videographers looking for a handheld secondary camera. Featuring a 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro sensor and DIGIC DV4 processor, you can confidently shoot clear, vibrant videos in even the most challenging lighting conditions. With first class optics including a 20x zoom wide-angled lens, with a 26.8-576mm focal length, the LEGRIA HF G40 is a versatile camera suited to a wide range of shooting situations, from capturing wedding videos to university projects. The 8-blade circular aperture also provides enhanced 'bokeh', ensuring beautiful background blur is captured in shots with a shallow depth of field.
  • Maximum control over creativity
    The LEGRIA HF G40 offers flexible shooting for a variety of professional applications. You can capture outstanding high bitrate AVCHD 1080p video with variable frame rates, and simultaneously record in both AVCHD and MP4 via dual SD cards¹. You can also easily achieve dramatic effects with slow and fast motion and time-lapse recording². The touchscreen LCD provides full manual handling over the customisable control dial, aperture, shutter speed, gain and exposure. A switchable zoom and focus ring at the front of lens, as well as iris control, ensures you can get the best results in all creative shooting scenarios.

Technical Specification

Product DescriptionCanon LEGRIA HF G40 - camcorder - storage: flash card
Product TypeCamcorder - 1080p - widescreen
Media TypeFlash card
Memory Card SlotDual SD card
Image ProcessorDIGIC DV 4
Wireless InterfaceWi-Fi
Sensor Resolution3.09 MP
Effective Sensor ResolutionVideo: 2.91 MP - Photo: 2.07 MP
Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Lens SystemZoom lens - 20x zoom - 3.67 - 73.4 mm - f/1.8-2.8
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, manual
Min Focus Distance1 cm
Digital Zoom400x
Image StabiliserOptical (Intelligent IS)
ViewfinderElectronic - 0.24" - colour - LCD
DisplayOLED display - 3.5"
Supported Battery1 x Canon BP-820 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
InterfaceComposite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH)11.5 cm x 23.1 cm x 8.4 cm
Weight900 g