Canon Vixia HF R62 vs Canon XF205
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Canon Vixia HF R62vsCanon XF205

Canon Vixia HF R62

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-rated 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with a low price
95
Reviews
213 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 32x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Canon XF205

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Canon XF205

$2,999.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Dec 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 Dec 2015
Canon Vixia HF R62

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-rated 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with a low price
95
Reviews
213 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 32x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Canon XF205

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Canon XF205

$2,999.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Dec 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 Dec 2015

Top Prices

Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
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Reasons For

Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
5 Reasons For
Bigger Optical Zoom
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 32x optical zoom camcorder. That's 12x bigger than the Canon XF205 (20x).

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

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1,134x Bigger Digital Zoom
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 1,140x (digital) camcorder, whereas the Canon XF205 is only a 6x (digital) camcorder (1,134x smaller).

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

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6% Bigger Total Megapixels
The Canon Vixia HF R62 is a 3.28MP camcorder. That's 0.19MP bigger than the Canon XF205 (3.09MP).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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Hugely Lighter
The Canon Vixia HF R62 has a weight of 240g, but the Canon XF205 is a 1.6kg camcorder (1.3kg heavier).

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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Cheaper by $2,599
The Canon Vixia HF R62 costs $400.00, whereas the Canon XF205 is $2,999.00.
3 Reasons For
Higher Effective Megapixels (movie)
The Canon XF205 is a 2.91MP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 0.84MP higher than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the videos 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.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed frames and the videos will appear sharper.

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15% Larger Display Diagonal
The Canon XF205 has a display diagonal of 3.5". That's 0.5" larger than the Canon Vixia HF R62 (3").

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.

Reviews & Awards

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Average User Rating

Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Best
5 stars
114 reviews
4 stars
70 reviews
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4 reviews
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7 reviews
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Date Released

Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
36 months old 26 months old Best

Key Features

Optical Zoom

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Digital Zoom

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Total Megapixels

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Optical Sensor Size

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a camcorder. The sensor is what processes the light from the lens and transfers it into a digital image.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality results, because more light can be brought into the lens at once, This leads to larger, more highly-detailed videos and photos.

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.

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 Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Optical Zoom 32x
BEST
20x
Digital Zoom 1,140x 6x
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 16
Image Stabilizer Type
Hybrid
 Hybrid
Hybrid
 Hybrid
Filter Size 43mm 58mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Maximum Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
BEST
3.09MP
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.07MP 2.91MP
BEST
 
 
 
Storage Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Maximum Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Internal Storage Capacity 32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 CF+
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 CF+
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Closest Focusing Distance Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Light Exposure Modes
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
White Balance Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
White Balance
Auto Manual
Tungsten
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
Auto Manual
Tungsten
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 
 
 
Shutter Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Display Diagonal 3" 3.5"
BEST
Display Resolution (numeric) 230,000 Pixels
BEST
1,230,000 Pixels
Display
OLED
 OLED
OLED
 OLED
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230,000 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
Not available
 Not available
Not available
 Not available
 
 
 
Camera Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Photo Effects
Black&White Vivid
 Black&White
 Vivid
Black&White Vivid
 Black&White
 Vivid
Minimum Illumination 0.4lx Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Still Image Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Maximum Image Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Mini HDMI Port 1 1
Mini USB Port 1 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Weight 240g 1.6kg
BEST
Height 58mm 201mm
Depth 116mm 353mm
Width 53mm 160mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon Vixia HF R62 Canon XF205
Cables Included
DC
 DC
DC
 DC

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