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Canon LEGRIA HF M506

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Canon LEGRIA HF M506 review: specs and price

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
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Canon LEGRIA HF M506

Why is Canon LEGRIA HF M506 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    1840mAhvs1580.44mAh
  • Weight
    360gvs563.67g
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Width
    64mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    68mmvs85.56mm
  • Thickness
    121mmvs125.69mm
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1.48
  • Widest aperture
    ?

    f/1.80 vsf/2.11

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

526.59cm³

2.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
4.weight
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

360g

5.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

6.thickness
?

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

121mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 23fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
3.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
4.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

24Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.07MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
3.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
4.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
5.widest aperture
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/1.80

6.has touch autofocus
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The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506

Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

2

2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
3.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1840mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
6.internal storage
?

Best

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256GB

32GB

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Canon LEGRIA HF M506
3.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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