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Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
Top 5%1,442 points
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Top 15%1,289 points
Top 15%
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
Top specs and features

Canon XC10 vs Sony HDR-TD30: 56 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.7x more megapixels (main camera).
12MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP
20.4MP

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
71% have it

3. video recording (main camera)

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.
2160 x 30fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps
1080 x 60fps

4. battery power

1.81x more battery power.
1865mAh
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta: 6600mAh
1030mAh

5. 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 XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
31% have it

6. has a BSI sensor

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.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
31% have it

7. has a brand lens

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
7% have it

8. Supports slow motion video recording

Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
18% have it

9. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
26% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
53% have it

11. weight

580g lighter.
1.04kg
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g
460g

12. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
38% have it

13. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
27% have it

14. 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 XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
80% have it

15. Has timelapse function

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.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
7% have it

16. has manual gain

This allows to manually set the gain.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
26% have it

17. 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 XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
52% have it

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
58% have it

19. 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 XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
55% have it

20. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
21% have it

21. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
49% have it

22. height

30.5mm shorter.
102mm
Canon Legria Mini: 22mm
71.5mm

23. 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 XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
77% have it

24. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
78% have it

25. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon XC10
Sony HDR-TD30
48% have it

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