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Canon XF200 Camcorder

3.09MP 1/2 1.6kg Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good brand
Quite large display diagonal
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 1,806 expert and user reviews (including 388 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 camcorders. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the Canon XF200 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder. The smallest display diagonal of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera is 1.4" and the largest is 4.3".

There are a number of other 3.5" screen size video cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the XF105 (£1,999.00), or the XA10 both from Canon.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

Video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder have display resolutions (numeric) of between 23,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 360,000 pixels. When compared to other similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera, the Canon XF200's display resolution (numeric) of 1,230,000 pixel is one of the highest.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon XF200 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF200 is Full HD, as are most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other Full HD camcorders currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 360|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XF200 supports HDMI. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago also support HDMI.

We compared all the other camcorders which support HDMI to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, and the Sony HVR-Z7 is also worth considering.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon XF200 has an XLR in, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this video camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon XF200 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have a headphone outputs.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XF200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera.

There are a number of other camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at including the Vixia HF M40, or the Vixia HF R40 both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Canon XF200 has one of the lower maximum aperture numbers amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder range from 1.8 to 22.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the Canon XF200 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

We compared all the other 20x (optical) camcorders to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the Legria HF G30 (£710.99), and the XM2 both from Canon is also worth considering.

Video cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Sony HDR-PJ620 (30x), or the Canon Legria HF R606 (32x) which also has a higher rating.

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Storage

Three Memory Slots

The Canon XF200 is a three memory slots camcorder. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder only have between one and two memory slots.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Canon XF200 has a fairly standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

If you want a video camera with a larger maximum memory card size then you might want to look at the Zoom Q4 (£199.99) (128GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Camera

Has a Remotely Operated

The Canon XF200 has a remotely operated, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Illumination

The average minimum illumination of camcorders of a similar age and spec to this video camera is 1.8lx. The Canon XF200 has one of the smaller minimum illuminations (only 0.1 lux) amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

At only 0.01 meters, the Canon XF200 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder. The closest focusing distances of comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.0005m to 20m.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon XF200 has a face detection. Most of the other camcorders that were released more than two years ago also have a face detection.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon XF200 has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon XF200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a built-in microphone.

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Viewfinder

Quite High Viewfinder

The Canon XF200 has a quite high viewfinder (1,230,000 pixel) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder. The average viewfinder of small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 660,000 pixels.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.84" optical sensor size, which is typical of many similar spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The lightest video camera that has been available for around the same time as this video camera is 57g weight, the heaviest is 3.9kg, and the average weight is 460g. At 1.6 kilograms, the Canon XF200 is quite heavy compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

Alternative camcorders with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon XF100 (£1,840.00) (1kg).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9593b002
Barcodes 00013803243727

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