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Canon XC10 vs Sony A7C

The Canon XC10 and the Sony Alpha A7C are two enthusiast cameras that were announced, respectively, in April 2015 and September 2020. The XC10 is a fixed lens compact, while the A7C is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on an one-inch (XC10) and a full frame (A7C) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 12 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 24 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon XC10
versus
Sony A7C
Canon XC10 Sony A7C
Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
24-240mm f/2.8-5.6 Sony E mount lenses
12 MP, 1" Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 160-20,000 ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 204,800)
No viewfinder, LCD framing Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1030k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Tilting touchscreen Swivel touchscreen
3.8 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
Lens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
370 shots per battery charge740 shots per battery charge
125 x 102 x 122 mm, 1040 g 124 x 71 x 60 mm, 509 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon XC10 and the Sony Alpha A7C? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon XC10 and the Sony A7C is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The A7C can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the XC10 is only available in black.

Size Canon XC10 vs Sony A7C
Compare XC10 versus A7C top
Comparison XC10 or A7C rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A7C is considerably smaller (31 percent) than the Canon XC10. It is noteworthy in this context that the A7C is splash and dust-proof, while the XC10 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the XC10 has a lens built in, whereas the A7C is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the A7C and their specifications in the Sony FE Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the XC10 gets 370 shots out of its LP-E6N battery, while the A7C can take 740 images on a single charge of its NP-FZ100 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon XC10 125 mm 102 mm 122 mm 1040 g 370 n Apr 2015 2,499 i
2.
 
Sony A7C 124 mm 71 mm 60 mm 509 g 740 Y Sep 2020 1,799 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II 106 mm 61 mm 42 mm 319 g 265 n Feb 2016 699 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X 112 mm 76 mm 44 mm 353 g 210 n Oct 2015 799 i
5.
 
Canon G9 X 98 mm 58 mm 31 mm 209 g 220 n Oct 2015 529 i
6.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 116 mm 74 mm 66 mm 553 g 240 n Feb 2014 799 i
7.
 
Canon G7 X 103 mm 60 mm 40 mm 304 g 210 n Sep 2014 699 i
8.
 
Canon SX60 128 mm 93 mm 114 mm 650 g 340 n Sep 2014 549 i
9.
 
Fujifilm X30 119 mm 72 mm 60 mm 423 g 470 n Aug 2014 599 i
10.
 
Nikon P900 140 mm 103 mm 137 mm 899 g 360 n Mar 2015 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ2500 138 mm 102 mm 135 mm 915 g 350 n Sep 2016 1,199 i
12.
 
Panasonic LX100 115 mm 66 mm 55 mm 393 g 300 n Sep 2014 899 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony A7 III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 610 Y Feb 2018 1,999 i
15.
 
Sony A7 II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 599 g 350 Y Nov 2014 1,999 i
16.
 
Sony A7 127 mm 94 mm 48 mm 474 g 340 Y Oct 2013 1,699 i
17.
 
Sony A850 156 mm 117 mm 82 mm 895 g 880 Y Aug 2009 1,999 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon XC10 features an one-inch sensor and the Sony A7C a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the A7C is 589 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.75 and 1.0. The sensor in the XC10 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the A7C offers a 3:2 aspect.

Canon XC10 and Sony A7C sensor measures

With 24MP, the A7C offers a higher resolution than the XC10 (12MP), but the A7C nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.94μm versus 3.20μm for the XC10) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the A7C is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 5 months) than the XC10, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A7C implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A7C for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon XC10 are 20 x 15 inches or 50.8 x 38.1 cm for good quality, 16 x 12 inches or 40.6 x 30.5 cm for very good quality, and 13.3 x 10 inches or 33.9 x 25.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A7C has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon XC10 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 20000. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha A7C are ISO 100 to ISO 51200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-204800.

XC10 versus A7C MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon XC10 1-inch 12.0 4000 30004K/30p...... ..
2.
 
Sony A7C Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73407 95
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Canon G5 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p...... ..
5.
 
Canon G9 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.512.3495 63
6.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 1.5-inch 13.0 4160 31201080/30p21.510.8581 58
7.
 
Canon G7 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p23.012.7556 71
8.
 
Canon SX60 1/2.3 14.2 4608 30721080/60p19.210.8127 39
9.
 
Fujifilm X30 2/3 12.0 4000 30001080/60p...... ..
10.
 
Nikon P900 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
11.
 
Panasonic FZ2500 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
12.
 
Panasonic LX100 Four Thirds 12.7 4112 30884K/30p22.312.5553 67
13.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.03434 93
14.
 
Sony A7 III Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73730 96
15.
 
Sony A7 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.913.62449 90
16.
 
Sony A7 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.814.22248 90
17.
 
Sony A850 Full Frame 24.4 6048 4032none23.812.21415 79

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, and both provide the same movie specifications (4K/30p).

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A7C has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the XC10 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon XC10, the Sony A7C, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon XC10none n 3.0 1030 tilting Y 1/2000s 3.8 n Y
2.
 
Sony A7C2360 n 3.0 922 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark IInone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 8.0 Y Y
4.
 
Canon G5 X2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
5.
 
Canon G9 Xnone n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 6.0 Y Y
6.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 5.2 Y Y
7.
 
Canon G7 Xnone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 6.5 Y Y
8.
 
Canon SX60922 n 3.0 922 swivel n 1/2000s 6.4 Y Y
9.
 
Fujifilm X302360 n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
10.
 
Nikon P900921 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 7.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ25002360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
12.
 
Panasonic LX1002764 n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
13.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony A7 III2359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony A7 II2400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony A72400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
17.
 
Sony A850optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 3.0 n Y
The A7C has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the XC10 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the A7C is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon XC10 and the Sony A7C both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The XC10 writes its imaging data to CFast or SDXC cards, while the A7C uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The XC10 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the A7C only has one slot. The A7C supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the XC10 can use UHS-I cards (up to 104 MB/s).

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon XC10 and Sony Alpha A7C and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon XC10YstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
2.
 
Sony A7CYstereomonoYYmicro3.2YYY
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
4.
 
Canon G5 XYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon G9 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
7.
 
Canon G7 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
8.
 
Canon SX60YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
9.
 
Fujifilm X30Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Nikon P900-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Panasonic FZ2500YstereomonoYYmicro2.0Y--
12.
 
Panasonic LX100Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
13.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
14.
 
Sony A7 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
15.
 
Sony A7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony A7YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A850Y----mini2.0---

The A7C is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the XC10 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the XC10 was succeeded by the Canon XC15. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Sony websites.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon XC10 and the Sony A7C? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Reasons to prefer the Canon XC10:

  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1030k vs 922k dots).
  • Ready to shoot: Has a lens built-in, whereas the A7C requires a separate lens.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in April 2015).

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Arguments in favor of the Sony Alpha A7C:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 12MP), which boosts linear resolution by 44%.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 3.8 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • More flexible: Takes interchangeable lenses and can thus be used with specialty optics.
  • More compact: Is smaller (124x71mm vs 125x102mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (740 versus 370) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.2 vs 2.0).
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 5 months of technical progress since the XC10 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A7C is the clear winner of the contest (20 : 4 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

XC10 04:20 A7C

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon XC10 and the Sony A7C place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Superzoom Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the XC10 or the A7C. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon XC10....80/100.... Apr 2015 2,499 i
2.
 
Sony A7C3.5/5..86/1004/54/5 Sep 2020 1,799 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II4.5/5+ +81/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 699 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X5/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 799 i
5.
 
Canon G9 X3.5/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 529 i
6.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II3/5+77/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2014 799 i
7.
 
Canon G7 X4/5+ +77/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2014 699 i
8.
 
Canon SX603/5+ +75/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2014 549 i
9.
 
Fujifilm X304/5..76/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2014 599 i
10.
 
Nikon P900....77/1004/54/5 Mar 2015 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ2500..+82/1004.5/55/5 Sep 2016 1,199 i
12.
 
Panasonic LX1005/5+ +85/1005/55/5 Sep 2014 899 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony A7 III..+ +89/1005/55/5 Feb 2018 1,999 i
15.
 
Sony A7 II5/5+82/1004.5/55/5 Nov 2014 1,999 i
16.
 
Sony A75/5+ +80/1005/55/5 Oct 2013 1,699 i
17.
 
Sony A8503/5..75/100..4.5/5 Aug 2009 1,999 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

Canon XC10:
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    Specifications: Canon XC10 vs Sony A7C

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens 24-240mm f/2.8-5.6 Sony E mount lenses
    Launch Date April 2015 September 2020
    Launch Price USD 2,499 USD 1,799
    Sensor Specs Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    Sensor Technology CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format 1" Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 12.8 x 9.6 mm 35.6 x 23.8 mm
    Sensor Area 122.88 mm2 847.28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 16 mm 42.8 mm
    Crop Factor 2.75x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 12 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.20 μm 5.94 μm
    Pixel Density 9.77 MP/cm2 2.83 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 20,000 ISO 100 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 50 - 204,800 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC DV5 BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 95
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 25.0
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 14.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 3407
    Screen Specs Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    Viewfinder Type no viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.59x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1030k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 3.8 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/8000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationLens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium CFAST or SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.2
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon XC10 Sony A7C
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E6N NP-FZ100
    Battery Life (CIPA)370 shots per charge740 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 125 x 102 x 122 mm
    (4.9 x 4.0 x 4.8 in)
    124 x 71 x 60 mm
    (4.9 x 2.8 x 2.4 in)
    Camera Weight 1040 g (36.7 oz) 509 g (18.0 oz)

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