Canon’s new, versatile Photo/Video Camera – XC10

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Canon has announced a new camera centred on versatility, coupling the company’s experience in both video and photo into one camera.


Canon is identified for making fairly simple camera designs over the last few years. On the other hand, it has also come out with a handful of quirkier models that are a tiny extra interesting in the design location. Canon’s current providing is a 4K camcorder that looks a tinybit  like a typical DSLR camera, and it is created for those who lean towards multimedia rather than just photography.

“With the introduction of the XC10 4K Digital Camcorder, we are looking to deliver a robust new camcorder that will permit for an ever expanding creative expression,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A. “Enabling the practically seamless capture of spectacular 4K video with the added comfort of nevertheless image capture and 4K frame extraction, XC10 customers are empowered with many strategies to share their artistic visions.”

The camera includes both video and media creation abilities and tends to make use of Canon’s most sophisticated 4K imaging technologies so far. The XC10 also allows customers to extract eight megapixel images from their videos via a function that is built into the software of the camera. The sensor on the camera is a single inch and 12 megapixels with a 10x wide-angle zoom lens. In truth, this is the first camera that tends to make use of Canon’s new 4K imaging technology. The camera also tends to make use of 5-axis full-HD image stabilisation.

Canon is also introducing two new codecs to make certain video and image is of top quality. These include things like the XF-AVC Intra codec, which is utilised for the 4K video recording and XF-AVC Long GOP, which is applied for Full-HD video recording. The camera is good for journalists and new organizations, as it is a camera that can expand into 4K news coverage.

The camera shares a quantity of options from Canon’s Cinema EOS line of cameras. Integrated with this, is the fact that the camera has a 1-inch sensor that provides 12 stops of dynamic variety for 305 Mbps video or for 12 megapixel pictures. It also contains a microphone and headphone jack as nicely as a HDMI 1.four port and USB and Wi-Fi connectivity. It eliminates the need to have for customers to carry around a lot of gear in order to accommodate for both video and photo.

The XC10 will be released in June 2015.

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