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Canon XF105 Camcorder

2.37MP 1/1.3 1.3kg Aug 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Expert reviews are good
Very fast maximum frame rate
Quite large maximum memory card size
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review website tecnozoom.it scored this video camera 80%.

Canon Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,849 expert and owner reviews (including 392 verified purchases) for Canon video cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically for its small total megapixels video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon video camera was released in August 2013.


Video

Very Fast Maximum Frame Rate

When compared to other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder, the maximum frame rate of the Canon XF105 of 60 frames per second is one of the fastest. Across all the small total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 60fps.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF105 is Full HD. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera also are Full HD.

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Very High Video Capturing Speed

With a video capturing speed of 60 frames per second, the Canon XF105 has one of the highest video capturing speeds amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age. The lowest video capturing speed of similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years is 25fps, the highest is 60fps, and the average video capturing speed is 37fps.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Price

Pricey

We checked 24 video cameras of a similar age and type and they range in price from £39 to £4,449. We think that this Canon video camera looks expensive compared to other video cameras of a similar age and type.


Lens System

Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other camcorders that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the optical zoom of the Canon XF105 of only 10 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. The smallest optical zoom of small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera is 10x and the biggest is 78x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XF105 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Canon XF105's maximum aperture number of only 1.8 is one of the lowest. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders of a similar type and age to this video camera range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.5.

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Storage

Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of comparable spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years is 8GB and the largest is 130GB. At 128 gigabytes, the Canon XF105 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Two Memory Slots

The Canon XF105 is a two memory slots camcorder. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder have between one and two memory slots.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera is 1.4", the largest is 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon XF105 has a fairly large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 920,000 pixels, the Canon XF105 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 350,000 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XF105 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon XF105 has an XLR in. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also have an XLR in.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Canon XF105 has a composite video out, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon XF105 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

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Networking

Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Canon XF105 does not feature wi-Fi, unlike most of the other camcorders of this age and spec which feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Canon XF105 does not support bluetooth. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder also do not support bluetooth.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon XF105 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon XF105 has a batteries included, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon XF105 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Camera

Has a Remotely Operated

The Canon XF105 has a remotely operated. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have a remotely operated.

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Features Progressive Scan

The Canon XF105 features progressive scan, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Fairly Big Minimum Illumination

The Canon XF105 has a quite big minimum illumination (4.5 lux) compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera. Across all the video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera the minimum illuminations range from 0.05lx to 1,400lx.

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Battery

Average Video Recording Time

At 10.4 hours, the Canon XF105 has a relatively typical video recording time compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The average weight of small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder is 450g. With a weight of 1.3 kilograms, the Canon XF105 is one of the heavier small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder amongst similar spec camcorders of this age.

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Image Sensor

Quite Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The Canon XF105 has one of the lower effective megapixels (image) (only 2.07 megapixels) amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. Video cameras that were launched more than two years ago have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 16MP.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Canon XF105 is 1". That's 11% more optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1.8".

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2.37 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 2.37 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Viewfinder

Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of only 0.24 inches, the Canon XF105 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age. Small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.24" and 2.8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.72".

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04960999682167

Canon XF105 Review Sources

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