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Canon XF105

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Canon XF105. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the price and image quality are on the whole positive. The control panel and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability and features.

portability, usability, control panel, image quality, price

features, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon XF105 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Canon XF105 First Impressions Camcorder Review

 

At the Canon Expo in New York City, we got a chance to check out the XF105-a new compact pro model that is loaded with manual controls. Unfortunately, the camcorder is stuck with a single CMOS sensor instead of the three-chip system found on Canon's...

We'd be more considerate to the XF105 if it had loads of new features that we haven't seen before on a pro model. Yes, the camcorder has built-in 3D assistance and an infrared record setting, but those two features don't qualify as "game-changing" or...

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Canon XF105 High Definition Camcorder Reviewed

 

With tons of pro features, a small size and weight, and an aggressive price point, Canon's XF105 is a full-featured HD camcorder that will appeal to a large audience of video enthusiasts.

Tons of functionality, Fantastic picture quality, Extremely sharp LCD panel, Lightweight, great ergonomics

Weak low-light performance, Some controls hard to configure

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Detailed Review of Canon XF105 Camcorder

 

This Canon camcorder offers an ergonomic design and a customizable image style. Its combination of quality and comfort make it an ideal camcorder for all kinds of purposes.

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Canon XF105

 

The lack of the three-chip system found in previous Canon pro models causes us to doubt the XF105's capabilities.

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A Smaller XF100 or XF105? Canon XA10

 

The XF100 and XF105 were considered the smallest professional Canon camcorders until the Canon XA10 was released on the market. The XA10 is more compact than the previous models, but how does it stack up in regards to usability, functionality and...

First of all, you should know that this camera is made for professionals, but I am sure that won’t stop the tech savvy everyday Joe from purchasing one to do his home videos. The good thing about this camcorder is that it is feature-filled enough to...

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Brilliant technology from Canon.

 

I've waited for months for this new Canon XF105 and the worth was worth it. It is awesome. I'm a novice filmmaker and this puppy exceeds my expectations. Muti-facial focus is incredible. I've been using it for a week now and when the reviews come in they

Wish the internal mic was better but no body uses those anyway

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3''
Smartphone Remote Control: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD
Type:Camcorder

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/3
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
HD Video Format:MPEG2
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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