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Canon XC10 Camcorder

$2,508.99
$2,049.99 $459.00 cheaper than 12 days ago
13.36MP 1 930g Dec 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Lightweight
Expensive
11 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Good Value for Money

One Canon XC10 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. Three years ago Photographybay.com mentioned “Great price, point” however they only rated this camcorder 1 stars.

Expensive

One customer who reviewed the Canon XC10 concluded that it was expensive.

Philip Chambers mentioned “Apart from that and the very expensive C”.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This video camera was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who wrote that this big total megapixels video camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, digitalfoto.dk and digitalfotoforalla.se this big total megapixels video camera has an overall expert rating of 85 out of 100.

Canon Has Good Camcorder Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon video cameras and also specifically for Canon big total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.


Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Two people concluded that the Canon XC10 was lightweight.

Expert review site Videomaker.com wrote “If you're in the market for a compact, portable and lightweight professional video camera that shoots 4K internally”.

Compact

One Canon XC10 owner said in their reviews that this camcorder was compact.

Heavy

The weights of big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XC10 range from 50g to 2.3kg. With a weight of 930 grams, the Canon XC10 is one of the heavier video cameras that were released around the same time as the XC10 amongst camcorders of this age.

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Design

Well Designed

One Canon XC10 reviewer who bought the Canon XC10 thought it was well designed. Photographybay.com wrote in their review of this camcorder “AllinOne design” however they only rated the product 14 out of 100.

Good Quality

Three Canon XC10 owners considered that the product was good quality. Photographybay.com said in their review of this camcorder “Brilliant 4K image quality” .

Photographybay.com also said “The Rode VideoMic GO is a latest shoe-mounted shotgun mic that is geared toward amateur and enthusiast shooters who want to add better sound quality to their video-capable compact, mirrorless” in their review.

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Not Easy to Use the Menus

One customer who reviewed this camcorder said that it was not easy to use the menus. Photographybay.com wrote “Function menu for camera controls”.


Audio

Quiet

One Canon XC10 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Photographybay.com said three years ago “Whisper, quiet performance” yet they gave it a score of 1 stars.


Good Zoom

Two people said in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Photographybay.com wrote “Builtin lens offers 10x zoom” in their review of the Canon XC10 but in spite of that they only rated the product 14 out of 100.


Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the XC10, the Canon XC10 has an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony FDR-AX100 ($1,594.99) is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other video cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony HXR-NX100 ($1,547.99), or the JVC GY-HM200 ($2,092.99).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon XC10 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. Across all the video cameras of this age and spec the optical zooms range from 10x to 20x.

If this Canon camcorder optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the JVC GY-HM200 ($2,092.99) (12x), or the Sony HXR-NX100 ($1,547.99) (12x).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XC10 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the XC10.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available including the Sony FDR-AX100 ($1,594.99) which has better reviews.

Alternative camcorders which also support HDMI that you might want to look at include the Sony HXR-NX100 ($1,547.99), or the JVC GY-HM200 ($2,092.99).

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than a year, the Canon XC10 is Full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Full HD camcorders currently available including the Sony FDR-AX100 ($1,594.99) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a video camera that is Full HD then you might want to consider the Sony HXR-NX100 ($1,547.99), or the JVC GY-HM200 ($2,092.99).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Display

Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of video cameras of this age and spec is 460 pixels, the highest is 1,600,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 700,000 pixels. The Canon XC10 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (1,030,000 pixel) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon XC10 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than a year ago.

If this big total megapixels video camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the JVC GY-HM170 (3.5") which is also cheaper.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

At only 0.05 lux, the Canon XC10 has a quite small minimum illumination compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The average minimum illumination of similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XC10 is 1.5lx, and the minimum illuminations range from 0.05lx to 3lx.

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Other Features

Not Waterproof

The Canon XC10 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Focusing

Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.5 meters, the Canon XC10 has a quite big closest focusing distance compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the XC10. Across all the camcorders of a similar age and spec to the XC10 the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 10m.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This camcorder was released over a year ago.


Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders that have a 1" optical sensor size currently available including the Sony FDR-AX100 ($1,594.99) which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0565c022aa, canon 0565c015aa, canon 0565c011aa, canon xc10kit, canon xc10e
Barcodes 04549292040517, 04549392040516, 08714574627380, 08714574627427, 08714574631066, 08714574631097, 08714574631318

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