Canon XF100

MPN: 4888B001  |  EAN: 0013803130201  |  Model: XF100

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET


as at 30 May 19 | 6:10 AM CET



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Canon XF100 - 4888B001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

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.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Canon device works!

Video skill level

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!

Video Scenarios

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.

Other Video needs

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.

Photo Scenarios

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.

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Product Description

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.

Technical Specifications

Canon XF100 - 4888B001 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Camera Type Camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
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
Auto Focus Yes
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto, Manual
Macro Focusing Range 0.2 m
Manual Focus Yes
Light Exposure
Manual Exposure Yes
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
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Video Formats Supported MXF
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported PCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
XLR In Yes
Lens System
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
Built-in Display Yes
Display Diagonal 3.5
Display Resolution (numeric) 920000 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Resolution 260000 pixels
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 4.8 x 3.6 mm
Optical Sensor Size 1/3 "
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 2.37 MP
Technical Details
Image Stabilizer Type optical
Other Features
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out 1
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07 MP
Power Consumption (typical) 5.3 W
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Composite Video Out 1
DC-in Jack Yes
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
USB Version 2.0
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Requirements 100-240V;50/60Hz
Packaging Content
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 250 mm
Height 148 mm
Weight 1020 g
Width 121 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
Memory Slots 2