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Canon XA10

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Panasonic HC-PV100

Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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Canon XA10 vs Panasonic HC-PV100

Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100

Why is Canon XA10 better than Panasonic HC-PV100?

  • Has a touch screen
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  • 680g lighter
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    820gvs1500g
  • Has manual gain
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  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • 51.28% less body volume
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    4717.05cm³vs9681.5cm³
  • Has touch autofocus
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  • 205mm narrower
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    130mmvs335mm

Why is Panasonic HC-PV100 better than Canon XA10?

  • 2.9x more megapixels (main camera)
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    6MPvs2.07MP
  • 2.17x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 50fpsvs1080 x 23fps
  • Has a removable battery
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  • 3.26x more battery power
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    2900mAhvs890mAh
  • Has a BSI sensor
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  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • Has manual white balance
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Price comparison

Canon XA10

Buy used:

$693.01

ProductStorePrice
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
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$1,799.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA20 Professional Camcorder
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$2,198.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Blac...Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Black
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$1,099.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) + ...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) + SanDisk 64GB Memory Card + Digital Camera/Video Case + Extra Battery BP-727 + Quality Tripod + Card Reader + Tabletop Tripod/Handgrip - Deluxe Accessory Bundle
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$395.00

Panasonic HC-PV100

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic HC-PV100 AmazonPanasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL
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$1,188.09
Panasonic HC-PV100 AmazonPanasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL (...Panasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL (Certified Refurbished)
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$1,204.95

Design

1.has a touch screen
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

820g

1.5kg

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"

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

205mm

170mm

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

4717.05cm³

9681.5cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.Has a flip-out screen
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 23fps

1080 x 50fps

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.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.supports AVCHD format
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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

50Mbps

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)

2.07MP

6MP

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 a BSI sensor
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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.
3.has a brand lens
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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.
5.has manual exposure
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
This allows to manually set the exposure.
6.has a CMOS sensor
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.Has a zoom microphone
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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 XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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 XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

890mAh

2900mAh

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 XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
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 XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.Has a remote control
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-PV100
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Price comparison

Canon XA10

Buy used:

$693.01

ProductStorePrice
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,799.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA20 Professional Camcorder
Amazon logo
$2,198.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Blac...Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K30P Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,099.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) + ...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) + SanDisk 64GB Memory Card + Digital Camera/Video Case + Extra Battery BP-727 + Quality Tripod + Card Reader + Tabletop Tripod/Handgrip - Deluxe Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$395.00

Panasonic HC-PV100

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic HC-PV100 AmazonPanasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL
Amazon logo
$1,188.09
Panasonic HC-PV100 AmazonPanasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL (...Panasonic HC-PV100 AVCHD Camcorder PAL (Certified Refurbished)
Amazon logo
$1,204.95

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