With its primary focus on video, the Camcorder offers you a device that you can fully rely on when it comes to extensive video recording sessions in a variety of scenarios.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Canon device works!
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Canon XF100 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Canon with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!
For those special occasions, this Canon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon XF100 is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (4.8 x 3.6 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the XF100 is an easy recommendation for this.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Canon XF100 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 4.8 x 3.6 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Canon XF100 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the XF100 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the XF100 is a safe bet.
Looking to jump headfirst into the world of filmmaking? Built around professional needs, the Canon XF100 is the ideal camcorder to do so. Whether it's an investigative documentary, event recap or music video, this camcorder is able to record video in Full HD 1080p thanks to a 2.37MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV III image processor. Going above and beyond, the XF100 allows you to work in any production environment with multiple recording bit rates, resolutions and variable frame rates, whereas 4:2:2 colour sampling maintains the highest-quality tones for use in post-production processes. What's even more impressive is the compact and lightweight body design that houses these pro-grade features and applications. For extra grip, the XF100 is equipped with a hand strap for extra security while recording. This handheld camcorder also records to Compact Flash cards that opens the door to a number of versatile recording functions such as hot swapping, relay recording and pre-record.
|Camcorder Type||Handheld camcorder|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||1.8-2.8|
|Image Formats Supported||EXIF, JPG|
|Minimum Illumination||0.11 lx|
|White Balance||Auto, Manual, Custom (2000K - 15000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten|
|Focus Adjustment||Auto, Manual|
|Macro Focusing Range||0.2 m|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1/4;1/3 - 1/2000 s|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||1/24 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||Compact Flash, SD|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Video Formats Supported||MXF|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||PCM|
|Headphone Output Type||3.5|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Filter Size||58 mm|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||30.4 - 304 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.25 - 42.5 mm|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||304 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||1.8|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||30.4 mm|
|Optical Zoom||10 x|
|Camcorder Tape Type||N|
|Compatible Memory Cards||CF, SD, SDHC|
|Disc Types Supported||N|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||64 GB|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||920000 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Viewfinder Resolution||260000 pixels|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.24 "|
|Image Sensor Size||1/3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||4.8 x 3.6 mm|
|Optical Sensor Size||1/3 "|
|Total Megapixels||2.37 MP|
|Image Stabilizer Type||optical|
|Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out||1|
|Effective Megapixels (image)||2.07 MP|
|Power Consumption (typical)||5.3 W|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Composite Video Out||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||A|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB Connector Type||Mini-USB B|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080|