Canon could also be finest recognized for making a few of the best DSLR cameras and the EOS R full-frame mirrorless snapper, however the Japanese digital camera producer can be increasing its Vixia vary of camcorders.
The corporate has taken benefit of the recognition of CES 2019 to announce the launch of three new Vixia camcorders, essentially the most notable of which is the primary 4K shooter within the G-series line-up.
The Vixia HF G50, Canon says, is for the prosumer market, excellent for “superior newbie filmmakers, marriage ceremony videographers and scholar reporters”.
The Vixia HF W11 and W10, however, are rugged camcorders that anybody can take alongside on essentially the most harrowing journey, with each that includes shockproof and waterproof our bodies.
The HF G50 is able to capturing Eight-bit 4K video at 30fps, though if you wish to seize 10-bit at 1080p Full HD, you may want to make use of its SDI/HDMI output.
It additionally boasts a half of.Three-inch sensor and a Digic DV 6 picture processor. And it sticks with the 20x zoom lens from the older fashions, overlaying a 29.Three-601mm vary (35mm equal).
The G50 also can seize gradual or quick movement at speeds from zero.4x to 1,200x. To maintain this sort of creativity regular is a built-in five-axis picture stabilization (IS) system alongside Canon’s wonderful Twin Pixel CMOS autofocus know-how.
There’s twin SD card slots to retailer all of the captured footage, a three-inch tilting touchscreen show and an digital viewfinder (EVF).
Canon is about to launch the Vixia HF G50 in April this 12 months with an estimated retail worth of $1,zero99 within the US (round £859/AU$1,538). Pricing info for different markets is but to be introduced.
Come rain or shine… or snow
For the journey seekers and the not-so-adventurous Canon has developed the very rugged Vixia HF W11 and W10. They’re each conventional camcorders encased inside waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof our bodies.
They will each be immersed in water as much as 5m and may face up to temperatures all the way down to -10C / 14F.
Each new camcorders provide 40x optical zoom and 60x digital zoom, with Full HD 1080p AVCHD recording, a five-hour battery life and share the G50’s three-inch touchscreen.
The one options differentiating the 2 fashions are on-board storage capability – the W11 has 32GB, whereas the W10 solely has 8GB – and a built-in LED gentle on the W11 that is absent from the W10.
Each characteristic a SD card slot as nicely, in case storage must be expanded.
Canon plans on releasing each camcorders concurrently the G50. The HF W10 will set you again $399.99 (about £313/AU$560), whereas the HF W11 is about to value $449.99 (round £352/AU$630).
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