Canon Vixia HF G20Panasonic HC-X920
Top 40%96 points
Top 40%
Top 19%129 points
Top 19%
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Canon Vixia HF G20 vs Panasonic HC-X920: 45 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

86.76% more megapixels.

2. battery power

28.8% more battery power.

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
Panasonic HC-X920
31% have it

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

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
29% have it

6. weight

203g lighter.

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
37% have it

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
51% have it

9. 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

10. 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
24% have it

11. height

6mm shorter.

12. width

10mm narrower.

13. 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

14. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
75% have it

15. has a flip-out screen

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

16. has manual gain

This allows to manually set the gain.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
25% have it

17. 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
78% have it

18. thickness

11mm thinner.

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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
76% have it

22. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
75% have it

23. 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

24. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon Vixia HF G20
Panasonic HC-X920
25% have it

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
12% have it

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