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Effortlessly create and share professional quality video with the Wi-Fi enabled LEGRIA HF M52. An HD CMO... See full description.
  • Full HD
  • 10x optical zoom

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product description

Effortlessly create and share professional quality video with the Wi-Fi enabled LEGRIA HF M52. An HD CMOS PRO sensor ensures superb images even in low light while Intelligent IS combats camera shake.

Wi-Fi with MP4 support
Canon HD CMOS PRO sensor
Optical Intelligent IS
Audio Scene Select
10x HD Video lens, iris diaphragm
Store direct to external HDD
32GB memory, SDXC slot
Creative cinematic features
7.5cm touch screen
Smart Auto, Face Detection, Instant AF

Share exceptional movie creations with Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi with MP4 support
In-built Wi-Fi lets you effortlessly share your creations to social networking sites and view your videos on DNLA certified TVs and iOS devices. Support for MP4 format ensures quick transfer times of HD movies.

Canon HD CMOS PRO sensor
The HD CMOS PRO sensor is designed and made by Canon for its professional camcorders. The light gathering area of the pixels is 160% bigger than conventional CMOS sensors, delivering a wider dynamic range and advanced low-light performance.

Optical Intelligent IS
Intelligent IS is the perfect solution to combat camera shake. It automatically detects the scene and selects exactly the right optical Image Stabilizer settings from 4 modes to counteract movement and prevent blur. It ensures sharp, detailed videos in every situation – leaving you free to concentrate on shooting.

Audio Scene Select
It’s simple to make your movies sound as good as they look with Audio Scene Select and a high-sensitivity, built-in zoom microphone. Just select from 5 scene modes and audio settings are optimised automatically.

Canon HD Video lens
A high-quality, Canon HD Video lens with 10x optical zoom features an iris diaphragm for soft background blurring.

Store direct to external HDD
Copy movies direct from the inbuilt memory or SDXC card slot to an external hard drive. Just follow the easy on-screen menus for simple storage.

32GB memory, SDXC card slot
A 32GB Dual Flash memory lets you store over 12 hours of movies to the built-in memory. Record even longer with the SDXC card slot.

Creative cinematic features
Use Story Creator to develop your video skills and effortlessly create memorable short videos with a story – just choose a theme and follow the in-built scene suggestions. Inspire your creativity with Cinema-Look Filters and add fun effects to your movies without a PC using Touch Decoration.

Fingertip control
Operation is easy with a high-resolution 7.5cm (3.0”) gesture-based Touch-screen LCD, which gives you intuitive fingertip control of shooting and playback functions.

Effortless shooting
Creating high-quality movies is effortless with Smart Auto. Fully automatic, it intelligently selects shooting settings from 38 scenes. Face Detection optimises the settings for great people shots and Instant AF ensures fast and accurate focusing.

product specification
Resolution quality Full HD
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 10x optical zoom
Media format Flash and memory card storage
Connections USB
Connections HDMI
Connections Wireless
Type of memory card SDXC card
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 200x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser
Widescreen recording Yes
Hard disk capacity 32GB Storage
Shortest shutter speed 1/1 min. shutter speed
Weight (g) 360g
Screen size 3"
Maximum aperture telephoto 3
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length 43.6 Millimetres
Highest focal length 436 Millimetres
Type of chip CMOS chip
Release date 18 Apr 2012