Canon Vixia HF G20Panasonic HC-X920
Top 40%95 points
Top 40%
Top 19%128 points
Top 19%
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Megapixels
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Top 60%
11 camcorders
20.27MP - 22.7MP
NaN% of all camcordersYes
No
megapixels
has a 24p cinema mode
has built-in optical image stabilization
2.7
MP
20.4
MP
Samsung Gear 360
30MP
Best

Canon Vixia HF G20 vs Panasonic HC-X920: 44 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

86.76% more megapixels (photo).
2.7MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP
20.4MP
61
0

2. battery power

28.8% more battery power.
890mAh
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta: 6600mAh
1250mAh
42
0

3. 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
32% have it
41
0

4. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
71% have it
41
0

5. has a BSI sensor

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.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
30% have it
40
0

6. weight

203g lighter.
620g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g
417g
36
0

7. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
38% have it
35
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
50% have it
33
0

9. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
50% have it
31
0

10. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
74% have it
31
0

11. height

6mm shorter.
78mm
Canon Vixia Mini: 22mm
72mm
31
0

12. Has 802.11n WiFi 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
Panasonic HC-X920
25% have it
31
0

13. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
79% have it
31
0

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
59% have it
31
0

15. width

10mm narrower.
77mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm
67mm
31
0

16. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
79% have it
30
0

17. thickness

11mm thinner.
161mm
Kodak Playfull ZE1: 17.2mm
150mm
30
0

18. has manual gain

This allows to manually set the gain.
Canon Vixia HF G20
26% have it
30
0

19. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
55% have it
29
0

20. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
77% have it
29
0

21. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
45% have it
29
0

22. has a zoom microphone

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.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
22% have it
29
0

23. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
27% have it
29
0

24. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Canon Vixia HF G20
74% have it
29
0

25. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
11% have it
29
0

26. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.5"
JVC GC-PX100: 7.6"
3.5"
28
0

27. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
51% have it
28
0

28. 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.
30.4mm
Ricoh WG-M2: 1.6mm
29.8mm
28
0

29. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
50% have it
28
0

30. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
11% have it
28
0

31. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
44% have it
28
0

32. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
46% have it
28
0

33. 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
Panasonic HC-X920
77% have it
28
0

34. has sensor shift stabilization

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.
Canon Vixia HF G20
3% have it
27
0

35. volume

33.56% less body volume.
967cm³
Veho Muvi Atom: 22.8cm³
724cm³
27
0

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