63points

Canon Vixia HF G20

49points

Canon XA10

Canon Vixia HF G20
Comparison winner
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47 facts in comparison

Canon Vixia HF G20 vs Canon XA10

Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
63
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)
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    2.7MPvs2.07MP
  • Has a removable battery
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  • Has a 24p cinema mode
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • 200g lighter
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    620gvs820g
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has manual white balance
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Why is Canon XA10 better than Canon Vixia HF G20?

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

Canon Vixia HF G20

ProductStorePrice
Canon Vixia HF G20 walmart57" Pro Series Lightweight Photo/Video T...57" Pro Series Lightweight Photo/Video Tripod & Carrying Case for Canon Vixia HF G10, HF G20, and HF G30 HD Camcorders w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth
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$13.95

Canon XA10

Buy used:

$839.95

ProductStorePrice
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camer...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camera Camcorder with Audio Input(Microphone),3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD, Digic DV 4 Image Processor, 57x Advanced Zoom, and Full HD CMOS Sensor, Black
Amazon logo
$249.99
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,899.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Blac...Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,099.00
Canon XA10 walmartAdvanced Accessory Package For Canon XA1...Advanced Accessory Package For Canon XA10 XA20 XA25 XA30 XA35 XF100 XF105 XH A1 XH A1S XH G1 XH G1S XF300 XF305 GL1 GL2 HD Professional Camcorders
walmart logo
$1,790.00

Design

1.has a touch screen
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

620g

820g

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

3.5"

3.5"

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

161mm

205mm

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

966.97cm³

4717.05cm³

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

78mm

177mm

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

Videography

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.supports AVCHD format
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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.
4.movie bitrate

24Mbps

24Mbps

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

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)

2.7MP

2.07MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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 a CMOS sensor
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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.
4.has manual exposure
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
This allows to manually set the exposure.
5.has manual white balance
Canon Vixia HF G20
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.
6.has manual gain
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
This allows to manually set the gain.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.Has a zoom microphone
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

890mAh

890mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
3.has an external memory slot
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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.
4.has a battery level indicator
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.internal storage

32GB

64GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.has an HDMI output
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
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.
4.Has a remote control
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.Has a built-in USB male connector
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
6.Has a hot shoe
Canon Vixia HF G20
Canon XA10
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Price comparison

Canon Vixia HF G20

ProductStorePrice
Canon Vixia HF G20 walmart57" Pro Series Lightweight Photo/Video T...57" Pro Series Lightweight Photo/Video Tripod & Carrying Case for Canon Vixia HF G10, HF G20, and HF G30 HD Camcorders w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth
walmart logo
$13.95

Canon XA10

Buy used:

$839.95

ProductStorePrice
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camer...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camera Camcorder with Audio Input(Microphone),3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD, Digic DV 4 Image Processor, 57x Advanced Zoom, and Full HD CMOS Sensor, Black
Amazon logo
$249.99
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,899.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Blac...Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,099.00
Canon XA10 walmartAdvanced Accessory Package For Canon XA1...Advanced Accessory Package For Canon XA10 XA20 XA25 XA30 XA35 XF100 XF105 XH A1 XH A1S XH G1 XH G1S XF300 XF305 GL1 GL2 HD Professional Camcorders
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$1,790.00

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