Canon Vixia HF R62 vs Canon XF205

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Canon Vixia HF R62
Canon XF205

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
6% bigger sensor size Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a sensor size of 3.28MPMP. That's 0.19MP bigger than the Canon XF205 (3.09MPMP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Bigger optical zoom Edit
Canon Vixia HF R62 is 32xx (optical). That's 12x bigger than the Canon XF205 (20xx). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

229 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 229 pixels higher than the Canon XF205 (1,230,000 pixels pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Cheaper by $2,559
The Canon Vixia HF R62 costs $349.00, whereas the Canon XF205 is $2,908.20.
5 Reasons For
Higher movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon XF205 is a 2.91MPMP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 0.84MP higher than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (2.91MPMP).
5x bigger digital zoom Edit
Canon XF205 is 6xx (digital), but the Canon Vixia HF R62 is only a 1,140xx (digital) camcorder (5x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

15% larger screen size Edit
The Canon XF205 is a 3.5"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" larger than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (3.5""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Vastly lighter Edit
The Canon XF205 has a weight of 1.6kgg, however the Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 240gg weight camcorder (238.4g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

6 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
41% lower movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a movie megapixel count of 2.07MPMP. That's 0.84MP lower than the Canon XF205 (2.91MPMP).
5x smaller digital zoom Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 1,140xx (digital) camcorder, whereas the Canon XF205 is a 6xx (digital) camcorder (5x bigger). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller screen size Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 3"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" smaller than the Canon XF205 (3.5""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Heavier Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a weight of 240gg, but the Canon XF205 is a 1.6kgg weight camcorder (238.4g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Not as many stockists
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is only stocked by 4 sellers, however the Canon XF205 is stocked by 10 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Older by ten months
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is ten months older than the Canon XF205.
4 Reasons Against
Smaller sensor size Edit
The Canon XF205 is a 3.09MPMP sensor camcorder. That's 0.19MP smaller than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (3.09MPMP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

60% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon XF205 has an optical zoom of 20xx. That's 12x smaller than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (20xx). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Two hundred and twenty-nine times lower display resolution Edit
The Canon XF205 is a 1,230,000 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 229 pixels lower than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (1,230,000 pixels pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

More expensive by $2,559
The Canon XF205 is $2,559.20 more expensive than the Canon Vixia HF R62.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.28MP
BEST
3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 2.91MP
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x
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20x
Digital Zoom
1,140x 6x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Hybrid
BEST
 Hybrid
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 16
Filter Size
43mm 58mm
Focal Length
32.5 - 1853 28.8 - 576
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 89.6 3.67 - 73.4

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Internal Storage Capacity
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
0.01 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Light Metering Type
 Centre-weighted
 Centre-weighted
BEST

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Shutter Speed
1/500 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/18 - 1/2000

Display

Screen Size
3" 3.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels
BEST
1,230,000 pixels
Display
 OLED
 OLED
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Viewfinder Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230,000 pixels
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 Shouldercam
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 handheld
 Shouldercam
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Vivid
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
Minimum Illumination
0.4lx Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
BEST
 NTSC

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
BEST
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++

Ports & Interfaces

Mini HDMI Port
1 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 -5 - 45
Storage Relative Humidity Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
240g 1.6kg
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Height
58mm 201mm
Depth
116mm 353mm
Width
53mm 160mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DC
 DC
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