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Canon XF300

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 battery and viewfinder. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. The price and size get less positive comments.

design, usability, image quality, viewfinder, battery

portability, size, price

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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Amazon.com review summary for Canon XF300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon XF300 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and battery. The design and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the price and size.

image quality, usability, design, battery, reliability

portability, size, price

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

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

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Jeremy Stamas (camcorderinfo.com)

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 (brighthub.com)

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 (reviewed.com)

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

Audio formats supported:MP3
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:50
Photo effects:black&white

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:10.2

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.2
Normal focusing range:0.02 - 1

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):2.07
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.37

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.5
Filter Size:8.2
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.3 - 527.4
Focal length range (f-f):4.1 - 73.8
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:18

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:Auto

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (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
HDMI: Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
XLR in: Yes

Shutter

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

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG

Storage

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

Video

Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:MPEG2

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:1550000
Viewfinder screen size:0.57

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18 / 39.4
Height :19.2
Weight:2.7
Width:18 / 39.4

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten