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Canon XA20

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Canon XA20

$1,949.99
Canon XA20
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A classic and fully featured 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2014
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Canon XA20 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon XA20 number 150 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
6 Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some great features:
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Larger than average display diagonal
Features wi-Fi
20x zoom wide angle canon HD video lens
1/2.84 HD CMOS pro sensor
8.77cm (3.5 ) OLED touchscreen and tiltable EVF
Dual-Format recording
Professional audio
Infrared shooting
Built-in wi-fi, GPS compatibility
Compact, lightweight body

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Canon XA20 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,949.99 it is more expensive than 75% of video cameras.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The Canon XA20's total megapixels of only 3.09MP is smaller than 73% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Canon XA20 of 765g is heavier than 80% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon XA20's optical zoom of 20x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 59% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA20 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon XA20 of 400x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all video cameras is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Canon XA20 does not support HDMI. 70% of camcorders do support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon XA20 of 3.5" is in the largest 18% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The closest focusing distance of the Canon XA20 of 0.6m is bigger than 92% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XA20 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon XA20 has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA20 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

Across all the video cameras the video recording times range from 0.67h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The video recording time of the Canon XA20 of 10.1h is longer than 69% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XA20 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon XA20's maximum aperture number of 8 is higher than 89% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Canon XA20's maximum memory card size of 128GB is in the largest 19% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of video cameras is 2GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 64GB.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

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

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