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Canon XA20

A 4 year old and expensive to run 3.09MP 0.35211267605634" video camera
3.09MP 1" Yes 765g Jun 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon XA20 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon XA20 number 456 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Canon camcorders 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:
Quite big digital zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Heavy
Does not support HDMI

Canon XA20 Video Reviews


Canon XA20 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Video Camera Reviews

We checked 912 expert and user reviews (including 211 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. 94% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Canon XA20 of 3.09MP is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 26% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavy

The Canon XA20's weight of 765g is fairly heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 520g.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon XA20's optical zoom of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 35% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The Canon XA20's optical sensor size of 0.352" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 62% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum Video Resolution

The Canon XA20's maximum video resolution of 1,920 pixels is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 80% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA20 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon XA20 of 400x is in the biggest 24% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 430x.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Canon XA20 does not support HDMI. 67% of video cameras do support HDMI.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Canon XA20's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 15% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon XA20 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA20 is Full HD, as are 74% of camcorders.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Canon XA20's maximum aperture number of 8 is quite high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.43m. The Canon XA20's closest focusing distance of 0.6m is in the biggest 11% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon XA20 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XA20 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XA20 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Canon XA20 of 128GB is in the largest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have maximum memory card sizes of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB.

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Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Canon XA20 of 10.1h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 74% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camcorder was released in June 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8453b002, brand 8453b002

Barcodes:

00013803217568, 00616932797064, 00628804153106, 04960999977607, 04960999977706, 08714574605722, 08714574605739, 08714574605746, 08714574605777

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