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Canon XA30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Canon XA30. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and zoom. The durability and portability also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the image quality, while the viewfinder and price get less positive reviews.

usability, portability, durability, zoom, size

price, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon XA30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Canon XA30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon XA30 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. People really like the size and zoom. The durability and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and price, while there are some mixed comments about the image quality.

usability, portability, durability, zoom, size

price, viewfinder

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

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

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Mistaketz (bhphotovideo.com)

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 (bhphotovideo.com)

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 (bhphotovideo.com)

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 (bhphotovideo.com)

Canon nunca defrauda...

 

Tremenda cámara, fácil de manejar, cómoda y liviana.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Attainabletech (bhphotovideo.com)

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 (bhphotovideo.com)

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

Flash

Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Cold

Lens System

Wide angle lens system: Yes

Video

HD type:Full HD