LCD and Viewfinder
Canon XC10 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
XC10 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon XC10 can shoot continuously at max speed of 3.8 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately XC10 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Canon XC10 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Canon XC10 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon XC10, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p fps and save in XF-AVC and H.264 formats. This means that Canon XC10 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of XC10.
XC10 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon XC10 also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon XC10 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon XC10 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( with smartphone and web-based remote capture) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our XC10. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect XC10 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon XC10 Features Compared to Main Competitors