Comparing Canon XA10 vs JVC GY-HM150

1. Canon XA10

18 Reasons why Canon XA10 is better

Comparing Canon XA10 vs JVC GY-HM150

820gvs 1990g (JVC GY-HM150)
2.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Has a flip-out screen
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
4.Has a zoom microphone
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
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.
177mmvs 179mm (JVC GY-HM150)
6.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
7.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
8.Lots bigger screen size
3.5"vs 2.7" (JVC GY-HM150)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.Significantly shorter minimum focal length
30.4mmvs 39mm (JVC GY-HM150)
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.
130mmvs 138mm (JVC GY-HM150)
205mmvs 336mm (JVC GY-HM150)
12.Significantly less body volume
4717.05cm³vs 9040.93cm³ (JVC GY-HM150)
13.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
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.
14.Significantly higher pixel density
420ppivs 272ppi (JVC GY-HM150)
15.Explicitly larger sensor
4.8 x 3.6mmvs 3.2 x 2.4mm (JVC GY-HM150)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
16.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
17.Explicitly higher resolution
1,280 x 720pxvs 640 x 360px (JVC GY-HM150)
18.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (JVC GY-HM150)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon XA10
Canon XA10 specs
Canon XA10 features
Canon XA10 pros and cons
Canon XA10 advantages
Canon XA10 disadvantages

2. JVC GY-HM150

12 Reasons why JVC GY-HM150 is better

Comparing JVC GY-HM150 vs Canon XA10

1.Sizably more battery power
2400mAhvs 890mAh (Canon XA10)
2.Significantly better video recording quality
1,080 x 60fpsvs 1,080 x 23fps (Canon XA10)
3.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
4.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
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.
5.Has WiFi
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
The device can connect to WiFi.
6.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
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.
7.Measurably longer maximum focal length
390mmvs 304mm (Canon XA10)
A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
8.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
9.Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Yesvs No (Canon XA10)
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
10.Notably higher movie recording bitrate
30Mbpsvs 24Mbps (Canon XA10)
The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.
11.Appreciably longer exposure time
0.27svs 0.16666667s (Canon XA10)
When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
12.Notably faster maximum shutter speed
0.00001svs 0.0005s (Canon XA10)
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
JVC GY-HM150 specs
JVC GY-HM150 features
JVC GY-HM150 pros and cons
JVC GY-HM150 advantages
JVC GY-HM150 disadvantages