Canon Vixia HF G20 vs Panasonic HC-X920

Top Six Reasons for the

Canon Vixia HF G20

Compared to Panasonic HC-X920

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Has a 24p cinema mode
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Yes
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No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has USB mass storage support
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Yes
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No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has sensor shift stabilization
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Yes
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No
With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
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Has manual gain
Comment
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the gain.
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Can create panoramas in-camera
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Yes
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No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Canon Vixia HF G20 is better than Panasonic HC-X920 because...

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Top 16 Reasons for the

Panasonic HC-X920

Compared to Canon Vixia HF G20

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Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.4 MP
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2.7 MP
7.56x more megapixels (photo)
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Reasonably more battery power
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1250 mAh
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890 mAh
40.45% more battery power
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Clearly lighter
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417 g
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620 g
203 g lighter
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
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No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Has a zoom microphone
Comment
Yes
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No
Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.
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Shorter
Comment
72 mm
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78 mm
6 mm shorter
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Modestly shorter minimum focal length
Comment
29.8 mm
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30.4 mm
0.60 mm shorter minimum focal length. A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
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Has a stereo microphone
Comment
Yes
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No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
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A little bit thinner
Comment
150 mm
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161 mm
11 mm thinner
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Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Has built-in optical image stabilization
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Yes
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No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
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A lot less body volume
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724 cm³
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967 cm³
33.56% less body volume
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Sizably greater zoom range
Comment
12 x
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10 x
2 x greater zoom range. The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
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Distinctly narrower
Comment
67 mm
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77 mm
10 mm narrower
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Comment
Yes
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No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.

Panasonic HC-X920 is better than Canon Vixia HF G20 because...

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