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Canon XA35 Camcorder

3.09MP 1/2 770g Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Recent price drop of 11%
Very large display diagonal
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Canon Has Good Video Camera Reviews

Based on 1,806 expert and owner reviews (including 388 verified purchases), Canon has good reviews for its video cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically for its small total megapixels camcorders compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the XA35.


Price

Not Cheap

We think this camcorder looks expensive compared to other video cameras of a similar spec and age. The cheapeast video camera of a similar age and spec that we found costs £27 and the most expensive costs £2,499.


Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 128 gigabytes, the Canon XA35 has a fairly typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Two Memory Slots

The Canon XA35 is a two memory slots camcorder.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA35 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and spec also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 400 times zoom factor, the Canon XA35 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 20 times zoom factor, the Canon XA35 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this video camera. Comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder have optical zooms of between 10x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 33x.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The Canon XA35 supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders of this age and spec the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 16, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.8. The Canon XA35 has one of the higher maximum aperture numbers (8) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this video camera is 26mm, the longest is 33mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The Canon XA35 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 26.8 millimeters) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 3.5". The display diagonal of the Canon XA35 of 3.5 inches is one of the largest amongst video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon XA35 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than a year is 230,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 620,000 pixels. At 1,230,000 pixel, the Canon XA35 has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon XA35 has a touchscreen. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera also have a touchscreen.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA35 is Full HD, as are most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Features Pre-Record Function

The Canon XA35 features pre-record function, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera.

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Features Dual Shot (video & Photo)

The Canon XA35 features dual shot (video & photo). Most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder also feature dual shot (video & photo).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 640 x 360|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XA35 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also support HDMI.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon XA35 has an XLR in, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XA35 has a microphone in. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder also have a microphone in.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Canon XA35 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than a year also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon XA35 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Wind Filter

The Canon XA35 has a wind filter. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera also have a wind filter.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon XA35 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon XA35 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have an AC adapter included.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XA35 features wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder also feature wi-Fi.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The Canon XA35 has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The Canon XA35 features USB connectivity, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Viewfinder

Very High Viewfinder

When compared to other similar spec camcorders that came out more than a year ago, the viewfinder of the Canon XA35 of 1,560,000 pixel is one of the highest. The lowest viewfinder of video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder is 150,000 pixels and the highest is 1,600,000 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The lightest video camera of this type and age is 55g weight and the heaviest is 2.4kg. At 770 grams, the Canon XA35 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than a year ago.

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Battery

Very Long Video Recording Time

With a video recording time of 10 hours, the Canon XA35 has a very long video recording time compared to most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera. Across all the video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera the video recording times range from 1h to 10h.

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Camera

Has a Remotely Operated

The Canon XA35 has a remotely operated. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder also have a remotely operated.

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Very Small Minimum Illumination

The smallest minimum illumination of camcorders of a similar type and age to this video camera is 0.1lx, the biggest is 4lx, and the average minimum illumination is 1.7lx. With a minimum illumination of only 0.1 lux, the Canon XA35 has one of the smaller minimum illuminations amongst similar spec video cameras of this age.

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Image Sensor

Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon XA35 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image) (2.91 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder the effective megapixels (image) range from 1.6MP to 3MP.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.84" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08714574633428

Canon XA35 Review Sources

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