With an ultra-compact body housing a 1.0-inch type sensor and 15x zoom lens, the XF605 is Canon’s interpretation of what a small form factor camcorder powerhouse can be.

Augmented with the new network, software and hardware features, the XF605 aims to be the go-to for on the go crews covering news, events and documentary genres.

  • Premium 4K Camcorder with High Image Quality
  • 3 Lens Ring Operation in a Small Body
  • Enhanced Autofocus and Connectivity
  • 15x Wide Angle Zoom Lens with Optical Stabilizer

15x 4K Zoom Lens

Featuring 2 sided aspherical lenses and Super-UD lenses, the XF605 has a 15X zoom L series lens that has a 25.5mm - 382.5mm equivalent focal length. The lens have a bright aperture from f/2.8 at the widest focal length to f/4.5 at the longest focal length.

Alongside the strong optical performance, the lens is also packed with features such as 3 rings operation (Zoom, Focus, Iris) as well as Optical Image Stabilization to enhance handheld shooting capabilities.

4K Resolution 1.0-inch type Sensor

The XF605 is based on the 1.0-inch type sensor format that balances sensor performance, lens size and specifications. Paired with Canon’s DIGIC DV7, it is capable of recording 4K footage at 4:2:2 color space with a high bit rate, ensuring broadcast quality images that meets most specifications. Infra-red shooting is also available.

Traditional Broadcast Inputs and Features

Carrying on the proud traditions of the Canon XF camcorder series, the XF605 is packed with all the modern features of a professional camcorder. These include 2 full sized XLR ports for professional audio, 12G-SDI output for 4K video output, Timecode, Genlock and Remote B (8 pin RS422) connectors to ensure the camcorder integrates perfectly into existing broadcast infrastructure.

Newly Integrated Technologies


EOS iTR* AF X Support (Eye AF)

Alongside the host of refined traditional features, Canon’s XF605 has also integrated a host of technologies to improve the overall performance and usability of the camcorder.

Canon’s Dual Pixel AF system in the XF605 comes integrated with EOS iTR AF X technology, which has head detection features as well as Eye AF, a first for the XF series of camcorders.

*iTR:Intelligent Tracking and Recognition




Multi-function Hotshoe

A new Multi-Function hotshoe has also been built into the XF605, allowing for new possibilities in camera mounted accessories.

This can be found at the rear of the top handle. In addition, a traditional coldshoe mount is located at the front of the top handle. 


USB Webcam Function

In response to emerging user trends, the XF605 also supports UVC, which allows for the XF605 to be used as an extremely high quality webcam.


Compact & Light Weight

Similar in size to the extremely popular XF205, the XF605 is a compact camera designed for long hours of shooting.

The lightweight design enables operators to shoot for extended periods of time with less fatigue whilst not sacrificing shooting comforts such as:

  1. 3 lens rings
  2. Dedicated audio control dials and panels
  3. Customizable buttons
  4. Industry standard input & output
  5. Electronic View Finder and Swivel LCD screen

Touch-screen User Interface (UI)

Blending traditional button controls with modern Touchscreen UI systems, operators now have ultimate freedom over the way they operate the camcorder.

Direct touch for crucial settings

Sliding bars for settings

Menu selection via touchscreen

Play back settings via touchscreen

With the established importance of IP based production, the XF605 features a strong suite of features that optimizes IP production. RTP streaming, FTP file transfer and browser remote control are all available.
With the XF605, Canon is also introducing the CTM application for iPhones which allow for a faster and more efficient file transfer method that is designed to help broadcasters and news agencies in their workflows.