Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon XA10

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Canon Legria HF G25
Canon XA10

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF G25 is 200x (digital). That's 198x bigger than the Canon XA10 (2x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Twelve times smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a minimum illumination of 0.1lx, however the Canon XA10 is a 1.3lx minimum illumination camcorder (1.2lx bigger).
38% lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 565g weight camcorder. That's 210g lighter than the Canon XA10 (775g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Available from 8 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3 Reasons For
Longer video recording time Edit
The Canon XA10 is a 5.55h video recording time camcorder. That's 4h longer than the Canon Legria HF G25 (5.55h).
Cheaper by £140
The Canon XA10 is £140.40 cheaper than the Canon Legria HF G25.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Canon XA10 is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Canon Legria HF G25 is 80% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
3x shorter video recording time Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a video recording time of 1.55h, whereas the Canon XA10 is a 5.55h video recording time camcorder (4h longer).
£140 more expensive
The Canon Legria HF G25 is more expensive than the Canon XA10 by £140.40.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The Canon Legria HF G25's average expert rating is 80%, however the Canon XA10's is 93% (based on 11 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Canon XA10 has a digital zoom of 2x, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 200x (digital) camcorder (198x bigger). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon XA10 is a 1.3lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 1.2lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1.3lx).
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon XA10 has a weight of 775g, whereas the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 565g weight camcorder (210g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Fewer sellers
The Canon XA10 is only stocked by 6 stores, but the Canon Legria HF G25 is stocked by 14 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one year
The Canon XA10 is one year older than the Canon Legria HF G25.

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
macworld.co.uk: Editor's Choice
pcactual.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

47 months Ago 58 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
2.37MP 2.37MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 10x
Digital Zoom
200x
BEST
2x
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Minimum Aperture
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
30.4 - 304 30.4 - 304
Focal Length Range
4.25 - 42.5 4.25 - 42.5

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Storage Capacity
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Card Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Incandescent
 Halogen
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Incandescent
 Halogen

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
 Built-in light

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/6 - 1/2000

Display

Screen Size
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
922,000 pixels 922,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder Resolution
260,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Photo Effect
 Cinema
 Cinema
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV III
 DIGIC DV III
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx
BEST
1.3lx
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
24 Mbit/s 24 Mbit/s
Capture Mode
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 SP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 SP
 XP+
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
Video Format
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
BEST
 S-Video out port
PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
XLR in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 XLR in port
USB Connector Type
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Video Recording Time
1.55h 5.55h
BEST
Battery Type
BP-827 BP-808
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 45
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 65

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
565g
BEST
775g
Height
82mm 205mm
Depth
210mm 177mm
Width
95mm 130mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
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