60points

Canon XA20

80points

Canon XC10

Canon XA20
Canon XC10
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46 facts in comparison

Canon XA20 vs Canon XC10

Canon XA20
Canon XC10

Why is Canon XA20 better than Canon XC10?

  • 275g lighter
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    765gvs1040g
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • 44mm narrower
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    108mmvs152mm
  • 18mm shorter
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    84mmvs102mm
  • 50.67% less body volume
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    1651.1cm³vs1891.488cm³
  • 35.71% wider aperture at minimum focal length
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    f/1.8 vs2.8f
  • 10x greater zoom range
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    20xvs10x
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
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Why is Canon XC10 better than Canon XA20?

  • 4x more megapixels (main camera)
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    12MPvs3MP
  • Supports slow-motion video recording
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  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • Has manual gain
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  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • Has timelapse function
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Price comparison

Design

1.has a touch screen
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

765g

1.04kg

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

182mm

122mm

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.width

108mm

152mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.Has a flip-out screen
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Videography

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon XA20
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.
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Canon XA20
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.
5.has a serial shot mode
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.
6.has AF tracking
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Optics

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 brand lens
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
3.has manual ISO
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
This allows you to manually set the ISO level.
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 XA20
Canon XC10
This allows you to manually set the exposure.
6.has a CMOS sensor
Canon XA20
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has an external memory slot
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
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.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
4.Has a remote control
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.Has a hot shoe
Canon XA20
Canon XC10
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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