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Canon XC10

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Canon XC10

£1,599.00
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Canon XC10
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An award winning and giant optical sensor size 10x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with great features but representing only moderate value for money
10x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.36MP 1" Apr 2015
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Canon XC10 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon XC10 number 103 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
7 Reviews + 1 Award
57
Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews but average user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%. This camcorder has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this Canon camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
The XC10 has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Ning 4k/full HD 4:2:2 video and 12mp stills in one palm sized ca
Tive and versatile the xc10 captures stunning 4k/full HD 4:2:2 video and high quality stills in one compact, lightweight and easy to use camera with 10x zoom lens, optical image stabilisation and wi fi remote cont
0" CMOS sensor<br>- record 4k footage at up to 305mbps/4:2:2/8 bit with canon's XF-AVC h.264 codec<br>- 12mp stills or 8.29mp 4k movie grabs<br>- canon log and wide DR gamma<br>- records 4k internally to a cfast 2.0 card<br>- up to ISO 20,000; plus built-in ND filter<br>- 10x zoom with optical image stabilizer<br>- compact, ergonomic design, with loupe viewfinder<br>- slow and fast motion recording<br>- wi fi remote con

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Canon XC10 Video Reviews

Canon XC10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at website Trusted Reviews recommend this Canon video camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this video camera is 85% based on four expert reviews from sites including DP Review, Trusted Reviews, digitalfoto.dk and digitalfotoforalla.se. The expert review sites think this camcorder is one of the better camcorders.

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Canon Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,442 expert and user reviews (including 492 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,470.00 it is more expensive than 79% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon XC10 and the United Kingdom price of £1,470.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,721.74 (£2,372.21).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon camcorder has been on the market since April 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The Canon XC10's total megapixels of 13.4MP is bigger than 81% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Canon XC10 of 1" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 95% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Canon XC10 of 930g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 17% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon XC10 of 10x is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 62% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the Canon XC10 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most common resolution. This video camera also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Camcorders resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XC10 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon XC10's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 53% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XC10 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all video cameras is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Canon XC10 of 12MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 12% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The average maximum frame rate of all camcorders is 62fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps. The Canon XC10's maximum frame rate of 60fps is faster than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is faster than 88% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XC10 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon XC10 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Canon XC10's maximum aperture number of 5.6 is higher than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon XC10's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 16% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of all camcorders is 27GB, with the smallest being 0.1GB and the largest being 220GB. The Canon XC10's internal storage capacity of 128GB is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 96% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon XC10 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of camcorders which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Canon XC10 of 0.5m is in the biggest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XC10 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

Video cameras have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Canon XC10 of 8.29MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 23% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XC10 has a microphone in, unlike 75% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Canon XC10 does not support PictBridge, although this is within the context that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon XC10 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Canon XC10 supports remote operation, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not support remote operation.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon XC10 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0565c011aa, canon 0565c015aa, canon canon

Barcodes:

04549292040517, 04549392040516, 08714574627380, 08714574627427, 08714574631097, 08714574631318

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