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Canon Legria/Vixia XA10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Canon Legria/Vixia XA10. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the size and price are overall positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but the viewfinder and battery get negative views.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

battery, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon Legria/Vixia XA10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Legria/Vixia XA10

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon Legria/Vixia XA10 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and durability. The price and design also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the battery.

usability, design, price, durability, portability

battery

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon XA10Canon XA10

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Steve Turner (digitalproducer.digitalmedianet.com)

Field Test: Canon XA10

 

The XA10 has a boxy kind of look to it that speaks professional - functional rather than sleek. Landcruiser rather than Porche in its looks. Canon managed to get the test camera to us in time for two weeks camping and four wheel driving through...

Too many things to list

Viewfinder doesn't tilt ; Would like more external switches

I have to say I'm seriously impressed. I want one and I want one now. The good news for those on a budget is that there is a domestic version (the G10) for nearly $1000 less than the XA10 costs. The only real differences are it doesn't have the handle,...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Matt Tuffin (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Canon XA10 review

 

Secondary controls can be found on the handle that, if you're not intending on attaching an XLR-based microphone, can be detached. The secondary zoom control and record button are extremely helpful for low angle shooting, or just tracking a subject in...

If you’ve got the cash, and the desire, the Canon XA10 is acamcorder with few flaws. The zoom is impressively versatile and controls easy to access, with only the small viewfinder a significant negative, dwarfed by the likes of the huge storage...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Charlie Phillips (warehouseexpress.com)

What a little cracker !

 

I work studying and photographing wild dolphins for a living - this little cracker of a camcorder is much easier for me personally to operate than my DSLR\'s with it\'s dinky built in control handle. It gets into spaces that bigger video cameras...

Durable","Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Lightweight","Simple Controls

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Charlie Phillips (warehouseexpress.com)

What a little cracker !

 

I work studying and photographing wild dolphins for a living - this little cracker of a camcorder is much easier for me personally to operate than my DSLR's with it's dinky built in control handle. It gets into spaces that bigger video cameras can't....

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Dak,, (beachcamera.com)

What a camera!!!!!

 

We bought the xa10 for filming from our bowstands,,the camera's pre setup. ease of use, and being as compact, and the powerhouse of great features makes it one of the best investments we have made to date!!! The camera will give any novice the true...

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Zoom range/performance

For The Money "none

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Dak,, (buydig.com)

What a camera!!!!!

 

We bought the xa10 for filming from our bowstands,,the camera's pre setup. ease of use, and being as compact, and the powerhouse of great features makes it one of the best investments we have made to date!!! The camera will give any novice the true...

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Zoom range/performance

For The Money "none

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Sabunim (buydig.com)

This lil boss is a production beast!

 

This is Mostly being used for 2 different tv shows both are run and gun reality shows . Mostly used on a manfrotto fig rig. So far we are loving it.

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Picture Quality ; Zoom range/performance

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Sabunim (beachcamera.com)

This lil boss is a production beast!

 

This is Mostly being used for 2 different tv shows both are run and gun reality shows . Mostly used on a manfrotto fig rig. So far we are loving it.

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Picture Quality ; Zoom range/performance

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Chris (warehouseexpress.com)

Excellent camera

 

Great lightweight camera with superb picture quality - very easy to use

Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Lightweight","Simple Controls

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Chris (warehouseexpress.com)

Excellent camera

 

Great lightweight camera with superb picture quality - very easy to use

Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Feb, 2012
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Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
3 Chip Technic: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
Chip Type:CMOS
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
Sensor Size:1/3''
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
DLNA certified: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
PC Streaming: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB:No / Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Display

4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Curved Design: No
Format:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / LCD
Resolution:Full HD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:Camcorder / LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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