50points

Canon XA10

38points

Panasonic HC-X800

Canon XA10
Comparison winner
Panasonic HC-X800
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38 facts in comparison

Canon XA10 vs Panasonic HC-X800

Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800

Why is Canon XA10 better than Panasonic HC-X800?

  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has manual gain
    ?
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3"
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?

Why is Panasonic HC-X800 better than Canon XA10?

  • 4.42x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    9.15MPvs2.07MP
  • 2.17x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 50fpsvs1080 x 23fps
  • 40.45% more battery power
    ?

    1250mAhvs890mAh
  • 360g lighter
    ?

    460gvs820g
  • 104mm narrower
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    26mmvs130mm
  • 16.67% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.5 vs1.8f
  • 97.53% less body volume
    ?

    116.68cm³vs4717.05cm³
  • 125mm shorter
    ?

    52mmvs177mm

Price comparison

Canon XA10

Buy used:

$693.01

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Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA20 Professional Camcorder
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$2,198.00
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$1,099.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
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$1,799.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camer...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camera Camcorder with Audio Input(Microphone),3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD, Digic DV 4 Image Processor, 57x Advanced Zoom, and Full HD CMOS Sensor, Black
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$249.00

Design

1.has a touch screen
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

820g

460g

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.Has a flip-out screen
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
5.width

130mm

26mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

4717.05cm³

116.68cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

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-X800
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.supports AVCHD format
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)

2.07MP

9.15MP

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 CMOS sensor
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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 XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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 gain
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
This allows to manually set the gain.
5.wide aperture (main camera)

f/1.8

f/1.5

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
6.has touch autofocus
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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-X800
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-X800
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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.battery power

890mAh

1250mAh

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.
2.has a battery level indicator
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Canon XA10
Panasonic HC-X800
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-X800
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 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 XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black...Canon XA15 Professional Camcorder, Black
Amazon logo
$1,799.00
Canon XA10 AmazonCanon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camer...Canon VIXIA HF R800 Portable Video Camera Camcorder with Audio Input(Microphone),3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD, Digic DV 4 Image Processor, 57x Advanced Zoom, and Full HD CMOS Sensor, Black
Amazon logo
$249.00

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