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Canon XA30

A 2 year old 3.09 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
3.09MP 1/2.84" Yes 765g Nov 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon XA30 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon XA30 number 505 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly fast maximum frame rate
Quite big digital zoom
Only 1" optical sensor size
Heavy

Canon XA30 Video Reviews


Canon XA30 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Fast Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Canon XA30 has a quite fast maximum frame rate compared to most of the other camcorders. The slowest maximum frame rate of camcorders is 25fps and the fastest is 960fps.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Canon XA30 has a fairly big digital zoom (400 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 420x.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Canon XA30 supports remote operation, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Canon XA30 has a wind filter, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon XA30 has a quite high maximum aperture number (8) compared to most of the other camcorders. Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Canon XA30 has a relatively typical total megapixels (3.09 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon XA30 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst video cameras of this age. Video cameras have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the Canon XA30 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst camcorders of this age.

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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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XA30 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Heavy

At 765 grams, the Canon XA30 is quite heavy compared to most of the other camcorders. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XA30 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XA30 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon XA30 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other camcorders also have a shoe mounting point.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the Canon XA30 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon XA30 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Canon XA30 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other camcorders also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XA30 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon XA30 has a face detection. Most of the other camcorders also have a face detection.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon XA30 has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders also have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1004c002iv, canon zoom1080p, canon 1920x1080, canon xa30e

Barcodes:

00013803267136, 00635492500860, 04549292053524, 08714574633497

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