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Canon XF300

Canon XF300
alaScore 84

11 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Canon XF300. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and viewfinder. The image quality and design are also appreciated.

design, image quality, viewfinder, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon XF300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon XF300 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the image quality.

image quality

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon XF300 High Definition Professional CamcorderCanon XF300 High Definition Professional Camcorder

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Jeremy Stamas (

Canon XF300 First Impressions Camcorder Review


The XF300 (and XF350) is the newest pro model from Canon-and the company's first to feature flash memory recording. The camcorder has many of the same manual controls and features as Canon's HDV line of professional camcorders, but the company also...

The XF300 has been a long time coming for Canon, as all of the other major professional camcorder manufacturers have had tapeless models out for quite some time now. Still, we are very impressed with what Canon has done with the XF300 from a design...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Bright Hub (

XF300: Canon Professional Camcorder Review


The Canon XF300 is a very capable camcorder. It is a professional grade device but it is designed for ease of use, which means even amateur videographers and filmmakers will find this camcorder a joy to use.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Jeremy Stamas (

Canon XF300


The XF300 (and XF305) is the newest pro model to feature flash memory from Canon.

After years of speculation, the XF300 will be available in late June of this year with an MSRP of $6799.

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:MP3
Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Video recording time:1.2


Minimum illumination:50
Photo effects:Black&White


Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes


Display Diagonal:4


Closest Focusing Distance:7.87
Normal focusing range:0.787 - 39.4

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:1 / 3 / 1/3
Scan technology:CMOS
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:2.37

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.15 - 20.8
Digital Zoom:1.5
Filter size:3.23
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.15 - 20.8
Focal length range (f-f):0.161 - 2.91
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:18

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:Auto

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):-5 - 45

Other Features

Aperture range (F-F):1.6 - 22
Audio Output:1
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto focus: Yes
Flash memory:32768
Horizontal resolution:1000
Interface:USB 2.0
Manual focus: Yes
Noise reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):9
Spotlight: Yes
Video out:1

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
XLR in: Yes


Camera shutter speed:1/18 - 1/2000 / 1/3 - 1/2000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG


Compatible memory cards:CF, SD, SDHC / SD, SDHC
Maximum memory card size:32


Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video capturing speed:50
Video compression format:MPEG2
Video formats supported:MPEG2


Viewfinder screen size:0.57

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.5 / 7.09
Weight:5.95 / 95.2
Width:15.5 / 7.09

White Balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten