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.



  • 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

Detailed Features

Take a more detailed look into the Canon LEGRIA HF G40

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.

Product Specification

Find out more about the Canon LEGRIA HF G40, its features and what it can do.

8 Blade Circular Aperture

8-Bladed Circular Aperture

Full HD

Full HD

Wide DR Gamma

Capture both highlight and shadow detail without the need to grade

Wide Angle Lens

Wide Angle Lens

20x Optical Zoom

20x Optical Zoom

Optical Intelligent IS

Optical Intelligent IS


DIGIC Processing Power

WiFi Cert

Built-in WiFi for easy remote control

  • Canon LEGRIA HF G40

  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570

  • Wireless Controller WL-D89

  • Battery Pack BP-820

  • Stereo Video Cable

  • Lens Hood with Barrier

  • USB Cable

  • High-Speed HDMI Cable

  • Documentation