46points

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

84points

Canon XC10

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
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Canon XC10
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44 facts in comparison

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K vs Canon XC10

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
46
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Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
84
points
Canon XC10

Why is Blackmagic Production Camera 4K better than Canon XC10?

  • 1.67x bigger screen size
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    5"vs3"
  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Shoots raw
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  • 2.04x larger sensor
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    21.1 x 11.9mmvs12.8 x 9.6mm
  • Supports Thunderbolt
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  • Is a system camera
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Why is Canon XC10 better than Blackmagic Production Camera 4K?

  • Supports slow-motion video recording
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  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • Has manual ISO
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  • Has a CMOS sensor
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 661g lighter
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    1.04kgvs1701g
  • Has a stereo microphone
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Price comparison

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Buy used:

$1,300.00

ProductStorePrice
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K walmartAndoer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4...Andoer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) Camcorder Locking DC Power Cable Wire
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$24.99

Canon XC10

Buy used:

$1,549.99

ProductStorePrice
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$31.95

Design

1.has a touch screen
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

1.7kg

1.04kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.screen size

5"

3"

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

133mm

122mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.volume

2781.83cm³

1891.49cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.width

166mm

152mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

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.
2.has a 24p cinema mode
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
3.supports slow-motion video recording
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.Has timelapse function
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
6.has a serial shot mode
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

Optics

1.has a brand lens
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
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.
3.has manual ISO
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
4.has a CMOS sensor
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
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.
5.has manual exposure
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
This allows to manually set the exposure.
6.has manual white balance
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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Canon XC10
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.has a battery level indicator
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
3.has an HDMI output
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.Has a remote control
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.Has a hot shoe
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
6.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Thunderbolt
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Canon XC10
Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

Price comparison

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Buy used:

$1,300.00

ProductStorePrice
Blackmagic Production Camera 4K walmartAndoer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4...Andoer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) Camcorder Locking DC Power Cable Wire
walmart logo
$24.99

Canon XC10

Buy used:

$1,549.99

ProductStorePrice
Canon XC10 walmart2 Canon LP-E6 Batteries Replacement for ...2 Canon LP-E6 Batteries Replacement for Canon XC10, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5D, 6D, 7D, 60D, 60Da, 70D EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Cameras
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$31.95

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