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Canon XC10

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Canon XC10 review: specs and price

Canon XC10
Canon XC10
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Why is Canon XC10 better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    12MPvs8.57MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Battery power
    1865mAhvs1604.85mAh
  • Thickness
    122mmvs126.46mm
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.83"
  • Volume
    1891.49cm³vs7476.43cm³
  • Minimum focal length
    24mmvs30.68mm
  • Exposure time
    60svs3.93s

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Design

1.height

102mm

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22mm

2.has a touch screen
Canon XC10

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

3.volume

1891.49cm³

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

4.thickness

122mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

5.has a flip-out screen
Canon XC10

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

6.weight

1.04kg

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

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 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 XC10
4.has a serial shot mode
Canon XC10

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

5.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon XC10

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

6.supports AVCHD format
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

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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 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 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 XC10

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

6.has manual ISO
Canon XC10

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Canon XC10

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

2.has a stereo microphone
Canon XC10

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

3.number of microphones

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 XC10

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

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Canon XC10

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

2.battery power

1865mAh

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon XC10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has a HDMI output
Canon XC10

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

2.Has WiFi
Canon XC10

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.can be controlled remotely
Canon XC10

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

4.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

Miscellaneous

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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 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 hot shoe
Canon XC10

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon XC10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.maximum light sensitivity

20000 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Canon EOS C700

102400 ISO

6. higher resolution (screen)

1030k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Canon XC10

1030k dots

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