49points

Canon XA10

59points

Canon XA20

Canon XA10
Comparison winner
Canon XA20
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42 facts in comparison

Canon XA10 vs Canon XA20

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
49
points
Canon XA10
59
points
Canon XA20

Why is Canon XA10 better than Canon XA20?

  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • Has manual gain
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?
  • Has a zoom microphone
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has manual shutter speed
    ?

Why is Canon XA20 better than Canon XA10?

  • 44.93% more megapixels (main camera)
    3MPvs2.07MP
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has manual white balance
    ?
  • 55g lighter
    765gvs820g
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Has WiFi
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

4717.05cm³

1651.1cm³

2.has a touch screen
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20
4.weight
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

820g

765g

5.screen size
?

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

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3.5"

3.5"

6.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20

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 XA10
Canon XA20
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20
4.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.07MP

3MP

2.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 XA10
Canon XA20
3.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 XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20
5.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
6.has touch autofocus
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20
3.has a stereo microphone
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20
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 XA10
Canon XA20

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
2.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 XA10
Canon XA20
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20

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 XA10
Canon XA20
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
3.Has a remote control
?

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

Canon XA10
Canon XA20
4.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 XA10
Canon XA20

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