Canon Announces Three Compact and Lightweight 4K Camcorders

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Canon must believe good things come in three with their announcement of 3 new 4K UHD camcorders.

The higher-end XF405, XF400 models are aimed at broadcast interview, documentary and even wedding shooters while the VIXIA HF GX10 is geared more towards advanced amateurs and hobbyists.

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All feature 4K/60p recording capabilities, a newly developed 15x optical zoom lens and a 1.0-inch CMOS sensor powered by dual DIGIC DV6 image processing platform as well as touch-panel operations and Dual Pixel CMOS AF.

In addition, the compact and lightweight body designs measure approximately 5.3in (l) x 3.8in(h) x 8.4in(d) and weigh approximately 40.5oz, 40.3oz and 40.2oz for the XF405, XF400 and VIXIA HF GX10, respectively.

“The compact and lightweight nature of all three 4K UHD models provide great mobility when shooting such scenes as news reports and events.”


Canon XF405

  • 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS Image Sensor
  • 15x Optical 4K UHD Zoom Lens with 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • Dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 4K UHD and Full HD Recording to Dual SD Card Slots
  • Slow and Fast Motion Recording up to 120fps
  • 3.5-inch Touch Panel LCD and 0.24-inch Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3G-SDI Terminal

Canon XF405 4K UHD Video Camcorder

Featuring a 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS image sensor & dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors, the XF405 records in MP4 format to dual SD card slots. Capable of recording 4K UHD video at 60p, as well as slow motion recording up to 120fps in Full HD.


Canon XF400

  • 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS Image Sensor
  • 15x Optical 4K UHD Zoom Lens with 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • Dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 4K UHD and Full HD Recording to Dual SD Card Slots
  • Slow and Fast Motion Recording up to 120fps
  • 3.5-inch Touch Panel LCD and 0.24-inch Electronic Viewfinder

Canon XF400 4K UHD Video Camcorder

Featuring a 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS image sensor & dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors, the XF400 records in MP4 format to dual SD card slots. Capable of recording 4K UHD video at 60p, as well as slow motion recording up to 120fps in Full HD.


Canon VIXIA GX10

  • 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS Image Sensor
  • 15x Optical 4K UHD Zoom Lens with 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • Dual DIGIC DV 6 Image Processors
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 4K UHD and Full HD Recording to Dual SD Card Slots
  • Slow and Fast Motion Recording up to 120fps
  • 3.5-inch Touch Panel LCD and 0.24-inch Electronic Viewfinder

Canon VIXIA HF GX10 4K UHD Camcorder

The VIXIA HF GX10 is capable of recording 4K UHD video at 60p. A 15x optical zoom lens maintains 4K UHD quality throughout the entire zoom range, while the camcorder’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF helps facilitate fast and accurate autofocus.


 


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