50points

Canon Vixia Mini X

91points

Canon XC10

Canon Vixia Mini X
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Canon Vixia Mini X vs Canon XC10

Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10
50
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91
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Why is Canon Vixia Mini X better than Canon XC10?

  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Is DLNA certified

Why is Canon XC10 better than Canon Vixia Mini X?

  • 20% better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 50fps
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
  • Has a brand lens
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has timelapse function
  • Has manual gain
  • Has a serial shot mode

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a touch screen
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

2.has a flip-out screen
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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.

4.screen size

2.7"

3"

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

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 50fps

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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon Vixia Mini X
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
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a serial shot mode
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

6.supports AVCHD format
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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.

Optics

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
Canon Vixia Mini X
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.

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon Vixia Mini X
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.

4.has manual white balance
Canon Vixia Mini X
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.

5.has a brand lens
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

6.has manual ISO
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

2.has a stereo microphone
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

2.has an external memory slot
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has a HDMI output
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

2.Has WiFi
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.can be controlled remotely
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

4.Is DLNA certified
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Miscellaneous

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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.

2.Has timelapse function
Canon Vixia Mini X
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.

3.has a flash
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

4.Has a hot shoe
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

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

5.has a battery level indicator
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon XC10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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