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Canon XF305 Camcorder

2.37MP 1/3 2.7kg Oct 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Mirino EVF
Quite small digital zoom
luminous-landscape.com Tested & Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this small total megapixels camcorder. This camcorder received a "Tested & Recommended" award from Luminous-landscape.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Camcorder expert review website tecnozoom.it scored this Canon video camera 80%.

Canon Camcorders Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,806 expert and user reviews (including 388 verified purchases) for Canon camcorders and found that on average Canon has good reviews. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its small total megapixels camcorders. 96% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Mirino EVF

One person who bought it considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Digitalcontentproducer.com mentioned “Mirino EVF” in their review of this camcorder.


Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

At 4 inches, the Canon XF305 has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age. Across all the similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,230,000 pixel, the Canon XF305 has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age. Across all the camcorders that were released more than two years ago the display resolutions (numeric) range from 23,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Canon XF305 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also are Full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on video cameras of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Canon XF305 supports HDMI. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Has an XLR in

The Canon XF305 has an XLR in, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Canon XF305 has a DC-in jack, as do most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon XF305 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders of this age and type is 1.8, the highest is 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.6. The Canon XF305 has one of the highest maximum aperture numbers (22) amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera is 1.1, the highest is 3.1, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.9. At only 1.6, the Canon XF305 has a quite low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x. The Canon XF305 has a very small digital zoom (only 1.5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 18 times zoom factor, the Canon XF305 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera. Small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 10x and 78x.

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Storage

Two Memory Slots

The Canon XF305 is a two memory slots video camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Canon XF305 has a fairly small maximum memory card size (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age. The maximum memory card sizes of similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 64GB.

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Other Features

Features Auto Focus

The Canon XF305 features auto focus. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camcorder also feature auto focus.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon XF305 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon XF305 has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Viewfinder

Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of 0.52 inches, the Canon XF305 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.24" to 2.8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.64".

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Fairly High Viewfinder

With a viewfinder of 1,550,000 pixel, the Canon XF305 has a quite high viewfinder compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder. The viewfinders of video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder range from 90,000 pixels to 1,600,000 pixels, and the average viewfinder is 660,000 pixels.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon XF305 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Camera

Quite Small Minimum Illumination

When compared to other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder that we have checked the minimum illumination of, the Canon XF305's minimum illumination of only 0.05 lux is one of the smallest. Across all the similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera the minimum illuminations range from 0.05lx to 7lx.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Canon XF305 is very heavy compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera. Across all the video cameras of this type and age the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg, and the average weight is 460g.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the XF305.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 4455b006aa, canon 4455b001, canon xf305e
Barcodes 00006513640583, 00013803122756, 04960999665580, 08714574551166, 08714574551173

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