What makes Canon XA20 better Choice

Image Display Resolution 1560K dots 921K dots
Canon XA20 has 69.38% higher screen resolution
Display 3.5 inch LCD 3.0 inch LCD
Canon XA20 has 16.67% bigger screen size
Sensor Size 6.39 4.59
Canon XA20 has 39.22% bigger sensor
Weight 765 3100
Canon XA20 is -75.32% lighter
Optical Zoom 20 12
Canon XA20 has 20 optical zoom which is more than 12 optical zoom of Sony HXR MC2500
Canon XA20
Canon XA20

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What makes Sony HXR MC2500 better Choice

Camera Resolution 3.09 MP 6.1 MP
Sony HXR MC2500 has 97.41% higher camera resolution
Maximum Shutter Speed 2000 10000
Sony HXR MC2500 has 10000 Max shutter speed which is faster than 2000 Max shutter speed of Canon XA20
Sony HXR MC2500
Sony HXR MC2500

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Feature Comparison of Canon XA20 Vs Sony HXR MC2500

Type Camcorder Camcorder
Dimensions 109 x 84 x 182 mm 265 x 235 x 455 mm
Weight 765 g 3100 g
Camera Resolution 3.09 MP 6.1 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 50 fps
White Balancing Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent) PresetIndoor, Outdoor, Color temperature set range:2300-15000K) Onepush A, B, Auto selectable
Image Format JPEG
Video Format MP4 (AAC/H.264) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible
Audio Formats Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) Linear PCM 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
Image Stablizer Yes, Intelligent IS Yes, ON (Standard / ACTIVE) / OFF Selectable, Shift Lens
Sensor Type HD CMOS Pro Back Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.84 inch 1/3.95 inch
Max Resolution 2136 x 1362 Pixels
Processor DIGIC DV 4
Display 3.5 inch LCD 3.0 inch LCD
Image Display Resolution 1560K dots 921K dots
View Finder
View Finder Yes, Electronic Viewfinder Yes, OLED Viewfinder, Resolution (1,440,000 Dots), Magnification (1 cm)
Focal length 26.8 - 576 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 28.8 - 576 mm) 2.9 - 34.8 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 32.8 - 393 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, High-speed AF (Instant AF), Medium AF, Face Priority AF, Face-Only AF, Touch Focus, Manual focus Ring Yes
Manual Focus Yes Yes
Color Filter Yes, RGB primary colour filter
Optical Zoom 20x 12x
Digital Zoom 400x
Other Focus Features Lens Optics (12 Elements, 10 Groups) Filter Diameter (37 mm), Normal Focus Range (10 mm - Infinite (W), 800 mm - Infinite (T))
Lens Type Fixed Lens
Photography Features
Aperture Range F1.8 (W) - F8.0 (T) F1.8 (W) - F3.4 (T)
Shooting Modes Smart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M, Cinema, Portrait, Sports, Night, Low light, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks, Infrared
Metering Yes, Centre-weighted
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 1/6 sec (Min) 1/10000 sec (Max) & 0.16 sec (Min)
HDMI Yes, Mini HDMI Yes, Type A
Microphone Yes, Stereo Condenser Microphone Yes, Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone.
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Stick Pro Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Internal Memory 32768 MB
Battery Type Rechargeable Intelligent lithium battery BP820 NP-F570 Rechargeable battery pack
Battery Life 285
Power Supply 8.4 V AC
Built-In Flash No
External Flash Yes, Multi Interface Shoe (x1), Cold Shoe (x2)
View Finder Features Resolution (1,440,000 dots)

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Compare Canon XA20 Vs Sony HXR MC2500 side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Canon XA20 has a feature score of 0, whereas Sony HXR MC2500 has a feature score of 0. The page was last updated on August 23, 2019.