Compact body of Canon XC10 makes it much easier to carry it with you all day. 10.0X Optical Zoom
10.0X Optical Zoom of Canon XC10 will give you a lot of flexibility considering this will be your only camera during the day.
Average sized 1″ (12.8 x 9.6 mm) sensor
Canon XC10's 1″ (12.8 x 9.6 mm) sensor size is ideal for many street photographers as it provides a good level of low-light performance and depth of field control while keeping the camera body small.
Carrying this weight all day may not be very comfortable for you. Body Thickness 122mm
With a thickness of 122mm,Canon XC10 is not a pocketable camera for sure. No RAW shooting capability
RAW files contains much more color information compared to JPEGs, and gives you more room for post processing without significant quality loss. They provide wider dynamic range and option to recover shadow and highlight clipping to some degree.