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Canon Legria HF G40

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With the Legria HF G40, enjoy outstanding image quality and professional level control
  • HD CMOS PRO sensor
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Wi-Fi remote and easy sharing
  • 8-Bladed circular aperture
  • Optical intelligent IS

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Exc VAT Price £674.52
Inc VAT Price £809.42
Cat no. CANON CONSUMER-LEGRIA HF G40
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Available to order

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Enjoy outstanding image quality and professional level control with the LEGRIA HF G40. Versatile and easy to use with outstanding optics, an HD CMOS PRO sensor and Wide Dynamic Range mode in a compact handheld body.

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.

Versatile handheld shooting
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.

Advanced connectivity
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.

Quick custom control
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.

Creative footage
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. Selectable focus speed adds to your creativity.

LEGRIA HF G40 SPECIFICATIONS

VIDEO SYSTEM
Recording FormatsMP4 / AVCHD
Recording MediumSDXC / SDHC / SD (2 slots)
Double slot recording
Relay recording
Max Recording TimeVariable total, depending on memory card size¹
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²³ (not supplied)

SENSOR
Type1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PRO
Total Pixels3.09MP (2208 x 1398)
Effective Pixels: Movie2.91MP (2136 x 1362)
Effective Pixels: Still2.07 megapixels (16:9)
FilterRGB Primary Colour Filter

LENS
Optical Zoom20x
Digital Zoom400x
Focal Length3.67 - 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length26.8 - 576 (without Dynamic IS)
28.8 - 576 (with Dynamic IS)
Maximum Aperturef1.8 - f2.8
Aperture Type8 Blade Circular Diaphragm
Minimum focusing distance10mm
Image StabiliserOptical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent IS
Filter diameter58mm
Teleconverter AttachmentOptional TL-H58
Wide Attachment AccessoryOptional WD-H58 (not included)
Wide Attachment IncludedNo
Lens CoverIncluded cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Image ProcessorDIGIC DV 4
Face Detection TechnologyYes

SCREEN
Screen size3.5" (8.77cm), 100% view
Vari-AngleYes
Pixels1.23m dots equivalent
TouchscreenYes - Capacitive type Organic LED panel
Touch TrackingYes
Touch FocusYes
Touch ExposureYes
Manual adjustmentColour balance, brightness, standard/high

WI-FI FUNCTION
Wireless Bands2.4GHz / 5GHz¹
Remotre Control & StreamingYes
Movie UploaderYes
Playback via browserYes
Media ServerYes
Web ServiceYes

GPS SUPPORT
GPS SupportYes (via accessory GP-E2, not included)

EXTERNAL HDD STORAGE
Direct storage to external HDDNo

VIEWFINDER
Screen Size0.24" (0.61cm), 100% view
Pixels1.56m dots equivalent

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
Minimum Lux.1 lux
Night ModeLow Light (0.1 lux)
Auto Gain Control Limit AdjustmentYes

FOCUS
Auto / ManualYes / Yes
ControlAuto: Face Detection AF, Face Only AF, Medium AF, TV AF
Manual: Lens Ring, Touchscreen LCD, Focus Preset
Manual Focus AssistPeaking, Magnification

CREATIVE FEATURES
Slow Motion Recording1/2 speed
Fast Motion Recording2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200x
Video SnapshotYes, select from 2,4, or 8 seconds
Touch DecorationsNo
Story CreatorNox
Cinema-Look FiltersYes, Cinema Standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory

AE MODE
Smart AutoYes
Program AEManual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Scenes - Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
ZebraYes

BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION
Backlight CompensationYes (auto or user controlled)

WHITE BALANCE
TypeFAWB
AutoYes
Set/PresetSet 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature
Auto Adjustment Range2,800K to 8,000K

SHUTTER SPEED
Maximum1/2000 sec
Slow1/6 sec

IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENT
Image EffectsStandard, Wide DR, Highlight Priority
Custom FunctionsBrightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

CUSTOM CONTROL
Custom Control5 buttons plus dial

STILL IMAGE
Capture Image Size1920 x 1080 (not cinema mode)
Simulaneous Photo RecordingYes
Photo ButtonTouchscreen LED

REC. REVIEW / REC. SEARCH
Rec. ReviewYes

RECORDING MODE
Recording FormatMP4 and AVCHD
Recording ModeAVCHD¹²
1920x1080 50p 28Mbps
1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps
1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps
MP4¹²
1920x1080 50p 35Mbps
1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps
1280x720 25p 4Mbps
640x360 25p 3Mbps
Progressive Shooting Mode50p, 25p
Slow and Fast Motion RecordingYes
Multi Directional InvertedYes
Video SnapshotYes (during recording)
Pre RECYes
Colour Bars and Test ToneOff / EBU / SMPTE
Timecode SupportRec Run / Free Run

MEMORY CARD
Secure Digital CardSD / SDHC / SDXC
Movie Recording/td>Yes
Internal Data TransferYes, card A to B

AUDIO
Microphone TypeStereo Electret Condenser Mic
SystemDolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) 5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)
Audio Scene SelectYes
Zoom MicrohponeYes (customisable frequency response and directionality)
Manual Rec. Level ControlYes
Audio AdjustmentsBuilt in: Mic Wind Scree, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality
Input Jack: Mic Attenuate, Mic Low Cut
Audio MixInternal mic with external input

TERMINAL
HeadphoneYes
MicrophoneYes
USBYes (Mini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
AVYes (output only)
ComponentNo
HDMIYes (HDMI Mini Connector: v1.3, output only, CEC supported)
Built-in ChargerYes
Memory CardYes
DC InYes
Tripod MountYes

ACCESSORY SHOE
Accessory ShoeYes (cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)

PC CONNECTION KIT
Application SoftwareYes
USB CableYes

WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL
Wireless Remote ControlYes

BATTERY PACK
TypeLithium Ion
Intelligent Battery SystemYes
Battery Included in the KitBP-820
Max Recording Time (Included Battery)3hrs
Long Life BatteryBP-828
Longer Recording Time4hrs 35mins¹

DIMENSIONS
W x H x D115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)
Weight900g (with lens hood and battery)

Disclaimers
Specifications are subject to change without notice

Footnotes
Max Recording Time - ¹ Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card
² Lowest Mbps recording mode
³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible

Wireless Bands - ¹ 5GHz band not supported in Qatar and Indonesia

Recording Mode - ¹ Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
² Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied

Longer Recording Time - ¹ Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP
  • Canon LEGRIA HF G40
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • Stereo Video Cable
  • Lens Hood with Barrier
  • USB Cable
  • High-Speed HDMI Cable
  • Documentation

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