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Canon XA25

A 4 year old 3.09 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
3.09MP 1/2.84" Yes 1.2kg Jun 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon XA25 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon XA25 number 137 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

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:
Supports HDMI
Very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Heavy
Does not have a built-in flash

Canon XA25 Video Reviews


Canon XA25 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Heavy

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg. The Canon XA25 is quite heavy (1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XA25 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other video cameras, the Canon XA25 does not have a built-in flash.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Canon XA25 has a relatively average total megapixels (3.09 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 10 millimeters, the Canon XA25 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Canon XA25 has a fairly large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 400 times zoom factor, the Canon XA25 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. The average digital zoom of camcorders is 420x.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XA25 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon XA25 has a fairly high maximum aperture number (8) compared to most of the other camcorders. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA25 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.84|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA25 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the Canon XA25 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6ave 8443b002package3, canon 8443b002iv
Barcodes 00013803217551, 00616932797408, 00616932797422, 00635492500853, 04960999977669
Bigger total megapixels
34% bigger optical zoom
Heavier
3 higher maximum aperture number
15% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
0.2 lower minimum aperture number
Hugely bigger minimum illumination

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