62points

Canon Vixia HF G20

49points

Canon XA10

Comparison winner
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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48 facts in comparison

Canon Vixia HF G20 vs Canon XA10

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
62
points
Canon Vixia HF G20
49
points
Canon XA10

Why is Canon Vixia HF G20 better than Canon XA10?

  • 30.43% more megapixels (main camera)
    2.7MPvs2.07MP
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • Has manual white balance
    ?
  • 200g lighter
    620gvs820g
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?

Why is Canon XA10 better than Canon Vixia HF G20?

  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • Has a zoom microphone
    ?
  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

966.97cm³

4717.05cm³

2.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.weight
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

620g

820g

5.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
6.thickness
?

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

161mm

205mm

Videography

1.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
3.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.movie bitrate
?

The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

24Mbps

24Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.7MP

2.07MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
3.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.has manual white balance
?

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.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
5.has touch autofocus
?

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
6.has manual gain
?

This allows to manually set the gain.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
2.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
3.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
5.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

890mAh

890mAh

3.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
6.internal storage
?

Best

Drift Stealth 2 Action Cam

256GB

32GB

64GB

Features

1.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
3.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
4.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
5.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
6.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10

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