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Canon XF205

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Canon XF205

$2,999.00
Canon XF205
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.09MP 1" Dec 2015
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Canon XF205 High Definition Professional 1080p Camcorder, 20x Optical Zoom, 3.5" OLED Display, Wi-Fi, HDMI/Ethernet/HD-SDI/3G-SDI
$2,999.00
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Canon XF205 High Definition Professional 1080p Camcorder, 20x Optical Zoom, 3.5" OLED Display, Wi-Fi, HDMI/Ethernet/HD-SDI/3G-SDI
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Canon XF205 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon XF205 number 185 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
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Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Larger than average display diagonal
A compact, fully-featured camcorder that lets you capture and share amazing images
Advanced canon imaging system
Comfort and precise control
Versatile recording options
Timecode, genlock and 3g-sdi terminals allow effortless connection to industry-standard broadcast equipment
Very small total megapixels
Heavier than average

Canon XF205 Video Reviews

Canon XF205 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,999.00 it is more expensive than 86% of video cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Canon XF205 of £2,578.80 ($2,578.80) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $420.20.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Canon XF205's total megapixels of only 3.09MP is in the smallest 28% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The Canon XF205's weight of 1.6kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 89% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon XF205 of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 60% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Canon XF205 of 0.352" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 37% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XF205 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Canon XF205's digital zoom of only 6x is in the smallest 15% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon XF205 of 3.5" is larger than 86% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XF205 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon XF205 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon XF205 of 16 is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 3% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Canon XF205's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is in the smallest 34% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The closest focusing distances of video cameras range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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Has a Face Detection

The Canon XF205 has a face detection, which is unusual. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Canon XF205's maximum memory card size of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 23% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF205 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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00013803243710, 08714574622996

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