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Canon XF305 vs Sony PXW-X180

Canon XF305 vs Sony PXW-X180

Canon XF305

42

Overall Score

Canon XF305

£1,829.66
£3,594.00
Our Verdict:
A 3 year old 2.37MP 1 video camera with passable features but a price that represents poor value for money
13
Poor
52
Average Features
53
2 Years Old
Overall Score
42
Mediocre
2.37MP 1" Yes 2.7kg Oct 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony PXW-X180

43

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X180

£4,620.00
Our Verdict:
A 3 year old 1 Full HD camcorder with good features but a price that represents inferior value for money
10
Poor
63
Good Features
50
3 Years Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre
1" Yes 2.7kg CMOS Jul 2014
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 2.37MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom 18x 25x
BEST
Digital Zoom 1.5x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type  Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 650mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.6 1.6
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 26mm
Maximum Aperture Number 22
BEST
11
Filter Size 82mm 82mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size 32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDHC  CF+  SD/SDHC  SDHC  CF+  SD/SDHC
Camcorder Media Type  Memory card  Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.02m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
BEST
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)

White Balance

White Balance  Auto  Tungsten  Daylight  Auto  Tungsten  Daylight

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed

Display

Display Diagonal 4"
BEST
3.5"
Display Resolution (numeric) 1,230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display  OLED  OLED
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.52"
BEST
0.5"
Viewfinder 1,550,000 pixels 2,360,000 pixels
BEST
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type  Shouldercam  Shoulder camcorder  Shouldercam  Shoulder camcorder
Photo Effects  Black&White  Black&White
Image Processor  DIGIC DV III
BEST
 DIGIC DV III
Minimum Illumination 0.05lx Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Video

HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD
Video Formats Supported  MPEG  MPEG2  MPEG-2  AVC  AVCHD  DV  MPEG  MPEG2  MPEG-2  AVC  AVCHD  DV
Video Resolutions  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720  720 x 576  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720  720 x 576
Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 50fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System  NTSC
BEST
 NTSC

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  LPCM  PCM  LPCM  PCM
BEST
PCM Digital Audio  1  1
Audio System  Stereo  Stereo

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type  USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B
Mini USB Port 1 1

Battery

Battery Type
Battery Voltage 7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours) Unknown - Click to provide data 28Wh
Battery Recharge Time Unknown - Click to provide data 2.23h
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 2.7kg 2.7kg
Height 192mm 201.5mm
Depth 394mm 412mm
Width 180mm 191.5mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included  Component  USB  AC  Component  USB  AC
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