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Canon XF305

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Canon XF305. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the reliability. The image quality also gets good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the portability. Some have doubts about the price.

design, image quality, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon XF305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon XF305 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The design is also appreciated. Views are divided on the portability, while there are some less positive reviews about the price.

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Nov, 2020

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Canon XF305


Like the cheaper XF300, the XF305 has 50Mbps full HD recording on to CompactFlash cards and an 18x wide-angle zoom lens. This up-spec model also features jacks for HD-SDI output, genlock and SMPTE time code.

Although prices, availability and shipping dates have yet to be announced for Australia, both models are slated to ship to North America in June, where the XF300 will retail for US$7000 (AU$7500) and the XF305 for US$8000 (AU$8580). That's pretty steep...

Apr, 2010

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