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Canon XA20 vs Canon XA25

Canon XA20 vs Canon XA25

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Canon XA20
Canon XA25

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
395g lighter Edit
The Canon XA20 has a weight of 765g, however the Canon XA25 is a 1.2kg weight camcorder (395g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

3 Reasons For
24mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon XA25 is 600mm maximum focal length, but the Canon XA20 is only a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder (24mm shorter).
18.8mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon XA25 is 10mm minimum focal length. That's 18.8mm shorter than the Canon XA20 (10mm).
HDMI Edit
The Canon XA25 supports HDMI, whereas the Canon XA20 does not support HDMI.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
A bit shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder, whereas the Canon XA25 is a 600mm maximum focal length camcorder (24mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon XA20 is a 28.8mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 18.8mm longer than the Canon XA25 (10mm).
Does not support HDMI Edit
The Canon XA20 does not support HDMI, but the Canon XA25 does.
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2 Reasons Against
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon XA25 has a weight of 1.2kg, whereas the Canon XA20 is a 765g weight camcorder (395g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Older by one month
The Canon XA25 is one month older than the Canon XA20.

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Date Released

47 months Ago 48 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
3.09MP 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 20x
Digital Zoom
400x 400x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
576mm 600mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
28.8mm 10mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number
8 8
Filter Size
58mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
28.8 - 576 28.8 - 576
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.67 - 73.4 26.8 - 576
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
2 2
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.6m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
BEST
 Centre-weighted

White Balance

White Balance
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade

Flash

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in light

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
1/6 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 - 1/6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 OLED
 OLED
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 handheld
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx 0.1lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
28 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
BEST
 NTSC
Pre-Record Function
 Pre-record function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 2136 x 1362
 2136 x 1362

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital
BEST
 Dolby Digital

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
 S-Video out
Mini HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in
 XLR in
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
Mini USB Port
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi

Battery

Video Recording Time
10.1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-820 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium
 Lithium

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
-5 - 45 5 - 45
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
765g
BEST
1.2kg
Height
84mm 231mm
Depth
182mm 180mm
Width
109mm 131mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Hood
 Lens hood
 Lens hood
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