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Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon XA10

Canon Legria HF G25 vs Canon XA10

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Canon Legria HF G25
Canon XA10

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Fourteen times smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a minimum illumination of 0.1lx, however the Canon XA10 is a 1.5lx minimum illumination camcorder (1.4lx 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.

£181 cheaper
The Canon Legria HF G25 costs £181 less than the Canon XA10.
6 Reasons For
1mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon XA10 is 305mm maximum focal length, but the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 304mm maximum focal length camcorder (1mm shorter).
56% lower minimum aperture number Edit
The Canon XA10 has a minimum aperture number of 1.8. That's 1 lower than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1.8).
0.04m smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon XA10 has a closest focusing distance of 0.06m, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 0.1m closest focusing distance camcorder (0.04m bigger).
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).
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
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

6 Reasons Against
Shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 304mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 1mm shorter than the Canon XA10 (305mm).
1 higher minimum aperture number Edit
Canon Legria HF G25 is 2.8 minimum aperture, but the Canon XA10 is a 1.8 minimum aperture camcorder (1 lower).
Bigger closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 0.1m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.04m bigger than the Canon XA10 (0.06m).
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).
Less retailers
Only 3 retailers sells the Canon Legria HF G25, whereas 4 stores sell the Canon XA10. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
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).
3 Reasons Against
Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Canon XA10 is a 1.5lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 1.4lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1.5lx).
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.

More expensive by £181
The Canon XA10 is £181 more expensive than the Canon Legria HF G25.

Awards

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macworld.co.uk: Editor's Choice
pcactual.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

52 months Ago 52 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
2.37MP 2.37MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP 2.07MP
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.07MP 2.07MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 10x
Digital Zoom
200x 200x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
304mm 305mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8 1.8
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
30.4mm 30.4mm
Maximum Aperture Number
2.8 2.8
Filter Size
58mm 58mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
30.4 - 304 30.4 - 304
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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
Flash Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slots
2 2
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m 0.06m
BEST
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.02

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

White Balance

White Balance
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Manual
 Custom modes

Flash

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

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/2000

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
922,000 pixels 922,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder
260,000 pixels 260,000 pixels
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
 3D
Photo Effects
 Cinema
 Cinema
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV III
 DIGIC DV III
Back Light Compensation
 Back light compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx
BEST
1.5lx
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness
Progressive Scan
 Progressive scan
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
24 Mbit/s 24 Mbit/s
Capture Modes
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 SP
 XP+
 MXP
 FXP
 LP
 SP
 XP+
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
Video Formats Supported
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
BEST
Dual Shot (video & Photo)
 Dual shot (video & photo)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pre-Record Function
 Pre-record function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
 HDMI
 HDMI
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
1 1
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
 S-Video out
PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
Mini HDMI Port
1 1
XLR in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 XLR in
USB Connector Type
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
Mini USB Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life (max)
1.91h Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
1.55h 5.55h
BEST
Battery Type
BP-827 BP-808
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 45
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 65

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
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