Canon today announced two new professional camcorders, the XF205 and the XF200. There is a hands-on by Canon Explorer of Light Phil Coates and a Canon Professional Network article about the new camcorders.
Canon has expanded its professional video range with the launch of the XF205 and XF200 – two compact video cameras that deliver powerful features, professional functionality and high levels of image quality for a wide range of camera operators.
Building on the blueprint of Canon’s highly successful XF105 and XF100, the new models have been enhanced to reflect feedback from professionals working in a variety of fields. Further extending the XF range, both the XF205 and XF200 offer even greater versatility with a more powerful Canon HD Video System, numerous recording modes, wireless connectivity and an enhanced operational design – providing users with greater freedom to shoot, view and distribute their footage during assignments.
New Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Deliver Ideal Performance For Run-And-Gun, Cinéma Vérité Filmmakers
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 2, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved performance and enhanced operability in response to industry feedback.
Positioned above the XF105 and XF100 Professional Camcorder models, the new Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders are equipped with the upgraded zoom lens, CMOS sensor and image-processing platform featured in the XA25/XA20 High Definition Camcorders. The new camcorders have a compact, lightweight body design, advanced operability and expanded network connectivity, satisfying a wide range of professional shooting demands from the production of high-definition content for news gathering, documentaries, weddings and event videography.
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