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Canon XF305

A 3 year old 2.37 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
2.37MP 1" Yes 2.7kg Oct 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Canon XF305 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Canon XF305 number 438 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Has an image stabilizer
Very small total megapixels
Very low effective megapixels (movie)

Canon XF305 Video Reviews


Canon XF305 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon XF305 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon XF305 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

At only 2.37 megapixels, the Canon XF305 has a fairly small total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The average effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 23,000MP. The Canon XF305 has a quite low effective megapixels (movie) (only 2.07 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

Video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. When compared to other video cameras that we have checked, the Canon XF305's maximum aperture number of 22 is one of the highest.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the Canon XF305 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst camcorders of this age. Across all the camcorders the maximum memory card sizes range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Heavy

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg. When compared to other camcorders that we have assessed the weight of, the Canon XF305's weight of 2.7 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF305 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Auto Focus

The Canon XF305 features auto focus, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the video cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22. The Canon XF305 has one of the lower minimum aperture numbers (only 1.6) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon XF305 has a fairly typical optical zoom (18 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 0.24" and the largest is 11". When compared to other camcorders, the display diagonal of the Canon XF305 of 4 inches is one of the largest.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon XF305 of only 1.5 times zoom factor is one of the smallest amongst camcorders. Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 4454b001
Barcodes 00013803122756, 04960999665580, 08714574551166
348.5x bigger digital zoom
229 pixels higher display resolution (numeric)
Bigger optical zoom
212.3g heavier
Significantly lighter
96GB larger maximum memory card size
Bigger total megapixels
2" smaller display diagonal

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