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Canon XA10

A 4 year old 2.37MP 1 camcorder with average features but high running costs
2.37MP 1" Yes 775g Jan 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon XA10 Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon XA10 number 474 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very low maximum aperture number

Canon XA10 Video Reviews


Canon XA10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 916 expert and owner reviews (including 212 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its video cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon XA10's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is quite low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 24% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all video cameras is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other video cameras, the Canon XA10 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The Canon XA10's total megapixels of only 2.37MP is quite small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XA10 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x. The optical zoom of the Canon XA10 of only 10x is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other video cameras, the Canon XA10 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon XA10 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA10 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA10 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Canon XA10's display diagonal of 3.5" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 4% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XA10 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Heavy

The lightest camcorder is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The Canon XA10's weight of 775g is in the heaviest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon XA10 of 200x is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 55% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Canon XA10's video recording time of 5.55h is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 68% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released in January 2013.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00006513640583, 08714574566870

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