Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 (Black) comparison

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Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)

Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)
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Price $449 at 1 store $385 at 1 store $243 to $369 at 2 stores
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2.5 stars Average
    Overall score: 5.8 (2.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date January 04, 2013 March 15, 2011 January 04, 2013 January 04, 2013
The Bottom Line The only thing the Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 seems to have going for it is the low price, but "you get what you pay for" has never rung truer. While it's got a great shooter feature set and good video quality, the Canon Vixia HF G10 still feels a bit expensive for what it offers.

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Lens aperture F/1.9-4.0
F/1.8-2.8
F/1.8-4.5
F/1.9-4.0
Media type Flash card
Flash card
Flash card
Flash card
Optical zoom 26 x
10 x
32 x
26 x
Optical sensor type Exmor R CMOS
HD CMOS Pro
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
Video input type Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Digital zoom 320 x
200 x
1060 x
320 x
Weight 6.3 oz
19.2 oz
8.3 oz
7.4 oz
Image stabilizer Optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
Optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
Optical
Electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
Manual focus Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
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