Canon Legria HF G40 vs Canon XA20 vs Canon XA30
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Canon Legria HF G40

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and critically acclaimed 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
88
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016
Canon XA20

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Canon XA20

$1,949.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only average value for money
82
Reviews
6 Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Canon XA30

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Canon XA30

$1,510.26
Our Verdict:
A best selling and good spec 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
64
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Nov 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Nov 2015
Canon Legria HF G40

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and critically acclaimed 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
88
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016
Canon XA20

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Canon XA20

$1,949.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only average value for money
82
Reviews
6 Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Canon XA30

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Canon XA30

$1,510.26
Our Verdict:
A best selling and good spec 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
64
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Nov 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Nov 2015

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$1,510.26
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$1,849.73
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$1,526.39
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$2,249.00
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Reasons For

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
4 Reasons For
2mm Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Canon Legria HF G40 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26.8mm (as does the Canon XA30), however the Canon XA20 is a 28.8mm minimum focal length camcorder (2mm longer).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore smaller focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camcorder can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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HDMI
The Canon Legria HF G40 supports HDMI, and so does the Canon XA30, but the Canon XA20 does not.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

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PictBridge
The Canon Legria HF G40 supports PictBridge, however the Canon XA30 does not.

This denotes whether the camcorder supports Pictbridge, which allows the device to connect directly to compatible printer to print off photos, without having to connect through a computer first.

Pictbridge makes it far easier to print off the photos you've taken on your camcorder, since you don't need to worry about downloading them first.

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User Reviews Are Hugely Better
The average user review score of the Canon Legria HF G40 is 100% based on 1 review, but the average rating of the Canon XA20 is 60% (based on 4 reviews).
4 Reasons For
5.2 Higher Maximum Aperture Number
The Canon XA20 has a maximum aperture number of 8 (as does the Canon XA30), however the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.8 maximum aperture value camcorder (5.2 lower).

In photography, the aperture number refers to the size of the hole in the front of the lens, through which light is let through. The larger the aperture, the more light can pass through into the camcorder's sensor. Photographers can modify this aperture to control the 'depth of field' for their shot - this is how much of the shot is held in focus, and how much is blurred. Aperture numbers are measured in f/stops: rather confusingly a larger aperture number translates to a smaller hole, therefore a smaller amount of light will be let through.

A larger aperture number means that the camcorder's lens will be able to close to a very small hole, letting in very little light. This can be used for very tight depths of field shots, allowing on a single part of the photo to be in full focus, leading to some very nice artistic shots.

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Higher Effective Megapixels (image)
The Canon XA20 is a 2.91MP camcorder, and so does the Canon XA30. That's 0.84MP higher than the Canon Legria HF G40 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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0.8" Larger Display Diagonal
The Canon XA20 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder (as does the Canon XA30), whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.8" smaller).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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135g Lighter
The Canon XA20 is a 765g camcorder, and so does the Canon XA30. That's 135g lighter than the Canon Legria HF G40 (900g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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11 Reasons For
A Little Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Canon XA30 is 26.8mm minimum focal length (as does the Canon Legria HF G40), but the Canon XA20 is a 28.8mm minimum focal length camcorder (2mm longer).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore smaller focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camcorder can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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Vastly Higher Maximum Aperture Number
The Canon XA30 has a maximum aperture number of 8 (as does the Canon XA20), however the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.8 maximum aperture value camcorder (5.2 lower).

In photography, the aperture number refers to the size of the hole in the front of the lens, through which light is let through. The larger the aperture, the more light can pass through into the camcorder's sensor. Photographers can modify this aperture to control the 'depth of field' for their shot - this is how much of the shot is held in focus, and how much is blurred. Aperture numbers are measured in f/stops: rather confusingly a larger aperture number translates to a smaller hole, therefore a smaller amount of light will be let through.

A larger aperture number means that the camcorder's lens will be able to close to a very small hole, letting in very little light. This can be used for very tight depths of field shots, allowing on a single part of the photo to be in full focus, leading to some very nice artistic shots.

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42% Faster Maximum Frame Rate
The Canon XA30 is a 60fps camcorder. That's 25fps faster than the Canon Legria HF G40 (35fps).

This denotes how many frames per second (fps) are captured and displayed when recording video.

A higher fps means that the camcorder is recording far more frames for every second of footage, leading to a far smoother and more fluid video - the action will be less jerky and look of a higher quality.

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29% Higher Effective Megapixels (image)
The Canon XA30 is a 2.91MP camcorder, and so does the Canon XA20. That's 0.84MP higher than the Canon Legria HF G40 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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59x Smaller Closest Focusing Distance
The Canon XA30 is a 0.01m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.09m smaller than the Canon Legria HF G40 (0.1m) and 0.59m smaller than the Canon XA20 (0.6m).

This indicates the closest distance that the camcorder can be from the subject to achieve a perfect focus. Any closer than this and the subject will be blurry.

A smaller focusing distance means that you can get closer to subjects while filming and still keep in full focus.

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0.8" Larger Display Diagonal
The Canon XA30 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder (as does the Canon XA20), whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.8" smaller).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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HDMI
The Canon XA30 supports HDMI, and so does the Canon Legria HF G40, whereas the Canon XA20 does not support HDMI.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

Read more Read less | Edit
135g Lighter
The Canon XA30 is a 765g camcorder, and so does the Canon XA20. That's 135g lighter than the Canon Legria HF G40 (900g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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$440 Cheaper
The Canon XA30 is $439.73 cheaper than the Canon XA20.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More Popular
The Canon XA30 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

Reasons Against

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
7 Reasons Against
2x Lower Maximum Aperture Number
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 2.8 maximum aperture value camcorder, whereas the Canon XA20 and the Canon XA30 are both 8 maximum aperture value camcorders (5.2 higher).

In photography, the aperture number refers to the size of the hole in the front of the lens, through which light is let through. The larger the aperture, the more light can pass through into the camcorder's sensor. Photographers can modify this aperture to control the 'depth of field' for their shot - this is how much of the shot is held in focus, and how much is blurred. Aperture numbers are measured in f/stops: rather confusingly a larger aperture number translates to a smaller hole, therefore a smaller amount of light will be let through.

A larger aperture number means that the camcorder's lens will be able to close to a very small hole, letting in very little light. This can be used for very tight depths of field shots, allowing on a single part of the photo to be in full focus, leading to some very nice artistic shots.

Read more Read less | Edit
Slower Maximum Frame Rate
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 35fps camcorder. That's 25fps slower than the Canon XA30 (60fps).

This denotes how many frames per second (fps) are captured and displayed when recording video.

A higher fps means that the camcorder is recording far more frames for every second of footage, leading to a far smoother and more fluid video - the action will be less jerky and look of a higher quality.

Read more Read less | Edit
Lower Effective Megapixels (image)
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 2.07MP camcorder. That's 0.84MP lower than the Canon XA20 and the Canon XA30 (2.91MP).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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Bigger Closest Focusing Distance
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 0.1m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.5m smaller than the Canon XA20 (0.6m) and 0.09m bigger than the Canon XA30 (0.01m).

This indicates the closest distance that the camcorder can be from the subject to achieve a perfect focus. Any closer than this and the subject will be blurry.

A smaller focusing distance means that you can get closer to subjects while filming and still keep in full focus.

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0.8" Smaller Display Diagonal
Canon Legria HF G40 is only 2.7" screen size, but the Canon XA20 and the Canon XA30 are both 3.5" screen size camcorders (0.8" larger).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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Heavier
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 900g camcorder. That's 135g heavier than the Canon XA20 and the Canon XA30 (765g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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8 Reasons Against
2mm Longer Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Canon XA20 is 28.8mm minimum focal length, but the Canon Legria HF G40 and the Canon XA30 are both 26.8mm minimum focal length camcorders (2mm shorter).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore smaller focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camcorder can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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Bigger Closest Focusing Distance
The Canon XA20 is a 0.6m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.5m bigger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (0.1m) and 0.59m bigger than the Canon XA30 (0.01m).

This indicates the closest distance that the camcorder can be from the subject to achieve a perfect focus. Any closer than this and the subject will be blurry.

A smaller focusing distance means that you can get closer to subjects while filming and still keep in full focus.

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Does Not Support HDMI
The Canon XA20 does not support HDMI, however the Canon Legria HF G40 and the Canon XA30 support HDMI.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

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$440 More Expensive
The Canon XA20 is more expensive than the Canon XA30 by $440.
Fewer Sellers
Only 4 sellers sells the Canon XA20, but 8 stores sell the Canon XA30.
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
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Over Two Years Older
The Canon XA20 is older than the Canon Legria HF G40 by two years and older than the Canon XA30 by 22 months.
Less Popular
The Canon XA20 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.
Significantly Lower User Review Score
The average user rating of the Canon XA20 is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Canon Legria HF G40 is 100% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Canon XA30 does not support PictBridge, whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 supports PictBridge.

This denotes whether the camcorder supports Pictbridge, which allows the device to connect directly to compatible printer to print off photos, without having to connect through a computer first.

Pictbridge makes it far easier to print off the photos you've taken on your camcorder, since you don't need to worry about downloading them first.

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Two Months Older
The Canon XA30 is older than the Canon Legria HF G40 by two months.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
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Average User Rating

The Canon Legria HF G40 has better user reviews than the Canon XA20. The average user reviews score for the Canon Legria HF G40 is 100% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Canon XA20 is 60% based on 4 reviews.
Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
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Date Released

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
25 months old Best 50 months old 27 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

HDMI

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Best
Yes
No
Best
Yes

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Optical Zoom 20x 20x 20x
Digital Zoom 400x 400x 400x
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 576mm 576mm 576mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 26.8mm
BEST
28.8mm 26.8mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 2.8 8
BEST
8
BEST
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 58mm 58mm 58mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Maximum Frame Rate 35fps Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
BEST
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 28 Mbit/s 35 Mbit/s
BEST
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
640 x 360
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
640 x 360
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
640 x 360
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
 
 
 
Image Sensor Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Total Megapixels 3.09MP 3.09MP 3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07MP 2.91MP
BEST
2.91MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.91MP 2.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Maximum Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Closest Focusing Distance 0.1m 0.6m 0.01m
BEST
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Light Exposure Modes
Manual Auto
 Manual
 Auto
Manual Auto
 Manual
 Auto
Manual Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 
 
 
White Balance Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
White Balance
Fluorescent H Auto
Manual Tungsten
Fluorescent Daylight
Shade Cloudy
Custom modes Halogen
Custom
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Custom modes
 Halogen
 Custom
Fluorescent H Auto
Manual Tungsten
Fluorescent Daylight
Shade Cloudy
Custom modes Halogen
Custom
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Custom modes
 Halogen
 Custom
Fluorescent H Auto
Manual Tungsten
Fluorescent Daylight
Shade Cloudy
Custom modes Halogen
Custom
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Custom modes
 Halogen
 Custom
 
 
 
Shutter Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
 
 
 
Display Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Display Diagonal 2.7" 3.5"
BEST
3.5"
BEST
Display Resolution (numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230,000 Pixels 1,230,000 Pixels
Display
OLED
 OLED
OLED
 OLED
OLED
 OLED
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" 0.24" 0.24"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 156,000 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
 
 
 
Camera Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Minimum Illumination 0.1lx 0.1lx 0.1lx
 
 
 
Still Image Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Maximum Image Resolution
2136 x 1362
 2136 x 1362
2136 x 1362
 2136 x 1362
2136 x 1362
 2136 x 1362
 
 
 
Audio Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Audio System
Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
USB 2.0 Port 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Port 1 1 1
Mini USB Port 1 1 1
 
 
 
Battery Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Maximum Battery Life 4.35h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time Unknown - Click to provide data 10.1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.4V 7.4V
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Weight 900g 765g
BEST
765g
BEST
Height 84mm 84mm 84mm
Depth 231mm 182mm 182mm
Width 115mm 109mm 109mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Cables Included
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon Legria HF G40 Canon XA20 Canon XA30
Number of Diaphragm Blades Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 8
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

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