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Canon XF105

A classic 2.37 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
2.37MP 1/1.3" Yes 1.3kg Aug 2013
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Canon XF105 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Canon XF105 number 259 across all camcorders.
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 70%. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite fast maximum frame rate
Quite low minimum aperture number
Does not feature wi-Fi
Does not support bluetooth

Canon XF105 Video Reviews


Canon XF105 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 1,283 expert and owner reviews (including 285 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has very good ratings specifically within its camcorders range. 97% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The slowest maximum frame rate of video cameras is 25fps, the fastest is 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps. The Canon XF105's maximum frame rate of 60fps is in the fastest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all video cameras is 2.2, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The Canon XF105's minimum aperture number of only 1.8 is fairly low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 21% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other video cameras, the Canon XF105 does not feature wi-Fi. 77% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Canon XF105 does not support bluetooth, although this is within the context that 97% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB. The Canon XF105's maximum memory card size of 128GB is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 3% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/1.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Heavy

The Canon XF105's weight of 1.3kg is fairly heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 12% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Canon XF105 of 10.4h is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF105 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The Canon XF105's total megapixels of only 2.37MP is in the smallest 12% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XF105 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon XF105 of only 1.8 is in the lowest 4% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon XF105 of 3.5" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 4% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports Remote Operation

The Canon XF105 supports remote operation, which is unusual. 95% of camcorders do not support remote operation.

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3D

The Canon XF105 is 3D, unlike 96% of camcorders which are not 3D.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XF105 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.8MP, with the lowest being 1.1MP and the highest being 26MP. The Canon XF105's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is fairly low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x. The Canon XF105's optical zoom of only 10x is in the smallest 14% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released in August 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 4886b006ab
Barcodes 00006513640583, 04960999682167, 08714574559360

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