Canon LEGRIA HF G30 Specifications

VIDEO SYSTEM

Recording Formats

AVCHD/MP4
Simultaneous recording possible

Recording Medium

SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards (2 slots);
Double slot recording possible
Relay recording possible

Max Recording Time*

Variable total, depending on memory card size¹
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²³ (not supplied)

SENSOR

Type

1/2.84 type advanced HD CMOS PRO

Total pixels

3.09 megapixel

Effective Pixels: Movie

2.91 megapixels

Effective Pixels: Still

2.07 megapixels (16:9)

Filter

Bayer pattern filter

LENS

Advanced Zoom

NO

Optical Zoom

20x

Digital Zoom

400x

Focal length

3.67 - 73.4mm

35mm Equivalent Focal Length

26.8 - 576mm (35mm equivalent without Dynamic IS/28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)

Maximum aperture

f1.8 to f2.8 (8 Blade Circular Aperture)

Minimum focusing distance

10mm

Image Stabilizer

Optical Image Stabiliser
Intelligent IS with advanced dynamic mode

Filter diameter

58mm

Wide Attachment

YES (optional WA-H58)

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Image Processor

DIGIC DV 4

Face Detection Technology

YES

SCREEN

Screen size

8.8cm (3.5") Organic LED touch screen, 100% view

Pixels

1.23 million dots

Touchscreen

YES - Capacitive type Organic LED panel

Manual adjustment

Brightness

WI-FI FUNCTION

Wi-Fi Function

YES: Wi-Fi remote and sharing functions (supports 5Ghz¹ AND 2.4Ghz)

GPS SUPPORT

GPS Support

Yes: with optional GP-E2 reciever

BABY MODE

Baby Mode

NO

EXTERNAL HDD STORAGE

Direct storage to external HDD

NO

VIEWFINDER

Screen size

0.61cm (0.24"), 100% view

Pixels

1.56 million dots

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION

Minimum Lux.

1 lux

Night Mode

Low Light (0.1 lux)

Auto Gain Control limit adjustment

YES

FOCUS

Auto/Manual

YES / YES

Control

AUTO: Face Detection AF/Face Only AF/Instant AF/Medium AF/TV AF
MANUAL: Lens ring, Touchscreen LED, Focus Preset

Manual Focus Assist

YES (Magnification, Peaking)

CREATIVE FEATURES

Creative Features

Cinema-Look Filters

AE MODE

Smart AUTO

YES (38 scenes)

Program AE

AUTO;
M mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M

Zebra

YES

BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION

Backlight Compensation

YES (automatic or user control)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

FAWB

Auto

YES

Set/Preset

YES: Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature

SHUTTER SPEED

Maximum

1/2000th sec.

Slow

1/2 sec.

DIGITAL EFFECT

IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENT

Image Effects

NO

Custom Functions

Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

CUSTOM CONTROL

Custom Control

YES : control dial plus 5 assignable buttons

STILL IMAGE

Capture image size

1920 x 1080 (not Cinema mode)

Continuous shooting mode

NO

Auto Exposure Bracketing

NO

Simultaneous Photo Recording

YES

Selecting AF Frame Function

NO

Histogram

NO

Photo Button

Touchscreen LED

Photo Burst

NO

SELF TIMER

Self timer

NO

REC. REVIEW/REC. SEARCH

REC. review/REC. search

YES/NO

RECORDING MODE

Recording mode

Four AVCHD recording quality modes¹
50P: 1920 x 1080, 28Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1920x1080, 24Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1920x1080, 17Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1440x1080, 5Mbps
Five MP4 quality recording modes
50p: 1920 x 1080, 35Mbps²
25p: 1920 x 1080, 24Mbps²
25p: 1920 x 1080, 17Mbps²
25p: 1280 x 720, 4Mbps
25p: 640x360, 3Mbps

Progressive shooting mode

YES (25p)

Slow and Fast Motion Recording

MP4 Mode only (2x Fast/ 0.5 Slow)

x.v.Color

NO

Video Snapshot

YES during recording

Pre REC

YES with assigned button

Dual Shot

NO

Colour Bars and Test Tone

NO

Still image

NO

Date

NO

MEMORY CARD

Multi Media Card

NO

Secure Digital Card

SD / SDHC / SDXC

Movie Recording

YES

Internal Data Transfer

MOVIE: Yes (card A to B)
STILLS: Yes (card A to B)

AUDIO

System

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

TERMINAL

Headphone

YES

Microphone

YES

USB

YES (Mini-B, Hi-Speed USB - Output Only )

DV

NO

Direct Print

NO

Analogue-in

NO

AV

YES (output only)

Component

YES (output only)

HDMI

YES (HDMI™ Mini Connector Output Only)

Built-in charger

YES

QUICK START

Quick Start

NO

ACCESSORY SHOE

Accessory shoe

YES ( cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)

BUILT-IN VIDEO LIGHT

BUILT-IN FLASH

PC CONNECTION KIT

DV Network Solution Disk

NO

Application software

YES

USB cable

YES

WEB

Easy Web Upload

YES

Convert to MP4

YES

HD -> SD conversion

NO

WIRELESS CONTROLLER

Wireless controller

YES

BATTERY PACK

Type

Lithium Ion

Intelligent Battery System

YES

Battery included in the kit

BP-820

Max recording time (included battery)

3hrs 10mins

Long life Battery

BP-828

Longer recording time**

4hrs 55mins¹

DIMENSIONS

W x H x D

115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)

Weight

900g (with lens hood and battery)

Disclaimer

*Lowest Mbps recording mode

**Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP

Specifications are subject to change without notice

Footnote

¹ Class 6 or hiher 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

¹ 5GHz band not supported in Qatar and Indonesia

¹ Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
² Class 6 or hiher 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

¹ Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP