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Canon XA30

We have collected and analyzed 24 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 90/100. The average review date is May 22, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 357969 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: May 29, 2017.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon XA30 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the size and zoom. The durability and portability also get good comments. There are some mixed views about the image quality. There are some less positive reviews about the viewfinder and price.

usability, portability, durability, zoom, size

price, viewfinder

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon XA30 Professional CamcorderCanon XA30 Professional Camcorder

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Mistaketz (

Small but packs an HD punch!


Small camcorder, but efficient. Does the job for interviews, run-and-gun, web and other lower budget productions. Manual controls are simple but effective. XLR inputs are a blessing.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Kathy (

Quality Camera


Camera is easy to use & produces a quality professional video! Tested several video cameras & this one is by far the best!

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Dan the man (

I'm liking it


I've been playing with video on the 5DMKIII. The quality is fantastic for static shots but focusing, hand held, run and gun it's no good. I didn't want to have to bother with a rig. Ideally I can shoot stills with the 5DIII and video on something more...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Raulín (

Canon nunca defrauda...


Tremenda cámara, fácil de manejar, cómoda y liviana.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Attainabletech (

I bought this to give me a better video and audio quality


I bought this as i needed a camcorder that would give me the flexibility and better quality for my Youtube videos, the video output on this camera is quite impressive, the XLR inputs are a breath of fresh air that way I can get my audio and video all...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Joe at 4theriders (

Came From DSLR


I read at least 500 reviews on the XA10 and 20 before deciding to drop 2 grand on the XA30. I shoot photos and videos for a living. I've been shooting all my video stuff on Canon DSLRs thus far, and haven't gotten into the camcorder stuff at all...but...

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications


Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Cold

Lens System

Wide angle lens system: Yes


HD type:Full HD