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Canon XA25 Camcorder

$2,397.99
3.09MP 1/2 1.2kg Jun 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Easy to handle
Compact
reviewed.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This small total megapixels camcorder was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Reviewed.com who concluded that this video camera was fantastic.

Good Brand

Based on 1,645 expert and user reviews, Canon has good ratings for its camcorders. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range compared to other brands.


Design

Easy to Handle

One person who purchased the Canon XA25 reckoned that it was easy to handle.

Reviewed.com rated the product 6 stars and said “It has loads of controls, top-notch handling”.

Well Made

One Canon XA25 owner wrote that the product was well made.

Expert review site Videomaker.com said four years ago “The XA25 is built to run-n-gun with the best of them”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

One Canon XA25 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Canon XA25 was compact.

Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “Impressive performance—all in a compact, unassuming package”.

Heavy

At 1.2 kilograms, the Canon XA25 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago. The lightest small total megapixels camcorder that was launched around the same time as the XA25 is 57g weight and the heaviest is 3.9kg.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of camcorders of this age and spec is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the Canon XA25 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst video cameras of this age.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 3.5" screen size video cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon XF100 is also worth considering.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA25 is Full HD, as are most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this camcorder to all the other Full HD video cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the XF100, and the XF200 ($2,499) both from Canon is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 640 x 360|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on camcorders of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XA25 supports HDMI. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as the XA25 also support HDMI.

We compared all the other camcorders which support HDMI to this camcorder and we think the XF100, and the XF200 ($2,499) both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA25 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the XA25 also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the XF100, or the XF200 ($2,499) both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 8, the Canon XA25 has a quite high maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the XA25. The average maximum aperture number of similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4.6, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders of this age and spec is 2.3mm, the longest is 44mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 30mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 10 millimeters, the Canon XA25 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to the XA25.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 400 times zoom factor, the Canon XA25 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to the XA25.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the Canon XA25 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the XA25.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

Most small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to the XA25 have between one and two memory slots, including the Canon XA25 which has two memory slots.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

With a minimum illumination of only 0.1 lux, the Canon XA25 has one of the smaller minimum illuminations amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. Camcorders of this spec and age have minimum illuminations of between 0.05lx and 7lx.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.84" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of this type and age.

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Still Image

Only 2136 X 1362 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the Canon XA25 is 2136 x 1362 pixels. That's 71% less maximum image resolution than a 3680 x 2760 pixels camcorder, which is the most common maximum image resolution. The maximum image resolution of all camcorders of this age and spec ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6784 x 3816 pixels (best).

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Other Features

Not Waterproof

The Canon XA25 is not waterproof. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as the XA25 are also not waterproof.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This small total megapixels camcorder was released over three years ago.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6ave 8443b002package3, canon 8443b002iv, canon 1080p20x, canon xa25
Barcodes 00013803217551, 00616932797408, 00616932797422, 00635492500853, 04960999977669

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