Canon Announces New VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD Video Camcorder

VIXIA HF G50

VIXIA HF G50 4K at a glance:

  • Record up to UHD 4K30 Video
  • DIGIC DV 6 Image Processor
  • 8-Blade Circular Aperture
  • Dual SD Card Slots
  • 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Slow- & Fast-Motion, Interval Recording
  • 29.3 to 627mm, 20x Optical Zoom in 4K
  • 3″ Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable EVF

The Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD video camcorder is scheduled to be available in April 2019 for an estimated retail price of $1099.

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Press release:

Packing A Powerful Punch In A Compact Body: Canon Introduces The New VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD Video Camcorder

ENG-Style Camcorder is The First G-Series Camcorder with 4K 30P Recording and 20x Optical Zoom Lens 

MELVILLE, NY, January 7, 2019 – A versatile addition to the VIXIA G-series family of camcorders, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Canon VIXIA HF G50. The camcorder is the first VIXIA G-series camcorder to feature 4K 30P recording and is an ideal tool for advanced amateur filmmakers, wedding videographers and student reporters. Featuring a genuine wide-angle Canon 20x (29.3-601mm)* optical zoom lens, the VIXIA HF G50 provides a well-rounded feature set at an affordable price point.

“As filmmaking and videography continue to grow into a more ubiquitous medium of visual expression, it is imperative that creatives have products that help capture their unique vision,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Not only is Canon eager to view what our users create with the VIXIA HF G50, we are excited to be with them along the way as their skills and ideas further evolve into the future.”

The VIXIA HF G50 camcorder records 4K UHD/30p (4:2:0 8 bit) and 1080p Full HD (4:2:2 10 bit via SDI/HDMI Output) in MP4 format to dual-card SD card slots with dual and relay recording. Users can also record in slow and fast motion interval from 0.4x to 1200x providing users with additional creative possibilities. To help provide enhanced image quality over its predecessor, over sample HD processing can be utilized with information obtained from the 4K 1/2.3-inch sensor and the DIGIC DV 6 image processor.

The VIXIA HF G50 camcorder’s Intelligent Optical Image Stabilization five-axis system Dual-Pixel CMOS AF provides users with powerful image stabilization via a Dynamic mode, which reduces image distortion even when shooting while walking. By adopting the 8-bladed circular aperture applying the EF lens technology, it is possible to take pictures using natural beautiful bokeh. The ergonomically designed and highly portable camcorder has a 3-inch LCD touch panel screen and tilting, user-friendly, high-resolution color Electronic View Finder (EVF).

Pricing and Availability

The Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD video camcorder is scheduled to be available in April 2019 for an estimated retail price of $1099.001. For more information, please visit, usa.canon.com.

Canon Announces New Waterproof And Shockproof VIXIA Camcorders

Vixia

The VIXIA HF W11 and VIXIA HF W10 camcorders are scheduled to be available in April 2019 for an estimated retail price of $449.99 and $399.99 respectively.

Pre-orders:

Press release:

Durability At Its Core: Introducing New Waterproof And Shockproof Canon VIXIA Camcorders

VIXIA HF W11 and HF W10 Are Ideal Camcorders for Capturing Action-Packed Family Moments

MELVILLE, NY, January 7, 2019 – Providing a dependable and durable pair of products that fit the everyday lifestyle of busy families, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two new ruggedly designed additions to the VIXIA family of digital camcorders – the VIXIA HF W11* and HF W10*. Both models are waterproof (up to 16.4 ft. / 5m), shockproof and dustproof and are capable of functioning in temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit /-10 degrees Celsius so users can capture a variety of fun moments, such as trips to the beach for swimming or the mountains for skiing. Featuring 1920 x 1080 video AVCHD Full HD video recording, both camcorders are equipped with a 40x optical and 60x digital zoom lens allowing users to record action both near and far. 

“From soccer games to vacations, there are plenty of activities that families want to capture that require a product that fits their fun-filled lifestyles,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Weighing less than a pound, these new waterproof, shockproof and dustproof VIXIA models are perfect for active families so they won’t miss a minute of the action in any season, whether indoors or out, in good weather or wet weather.”

The VIXIA HF W11 camcorder offers an attached LED light and 32GB of internal storage for recording up to13.5 hours of crisp, high-definition video, while the VIXIA HF W10 camcorder offers 8GB of internal storage for recording up to three hours of video. Both models allow for five hours of continuous recording time**. Users can also record to a removable SD memory card, allowing for additional recording capacity as well as easy sharing with friends and family. In addition, both camcorders feature a 3.0-inch touch-panel LCD screen enabling users to view a recording or change settings all at the touch of a finger.

Price and Availability

The VIXIA HF W11 and VIXIA HF W10 camcorders are both scheduled to be available in April 2019 for an estimated retail price of $449.99 and $399.99 respectively1. For more information, please visit: usa.canon.com

Canon announce three new Full HD camcorders with 20x optical zoom (Canon X11, X15, Vixia G21)

Canon XA15

Canon XA15

More gear gets announced today (see here too). Funny is, no rumor site saw it coming :-)

The Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 Full HD camcorders are all scheduled to be available at the end of December 2017 for an estimated retail price of $1,899, $1,399 and $999 respectively.

Some of the gear is available for order/pre-order:

Canon press release:

Canon U.S.A. Ups The Videography Ante With Three New HD Camcorders

New XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 Camcorders All Feature a Full HD CMOS Sensor, 20x HD Optical Zoom Lens

MELVILLE, N.Y., December 5, 2017 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of three new compact and lightweight Full HD camcorders, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21. Delivering first-class optics, powerful sensors and a range of versatile features, these camcorders are perfect for a broad range of video productions.

“The ability to capture high-quality video on-the-go in a compact and lightweight form factor is extremely valuable to videographers of all skill levels,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “These camcorders were designed to help professionals and enthusiasts who are in the field capture action as it happens.”

Professional Performance and Functionality
The Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 Full HD camcorders each provide videographers with a spectacular 20x 26.8mm-576mm optical zoom lens allowing a user to easily capture a variety of scenes with superb image quality. Canon’s HD CMOS Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 image processing platform deliver great performance in low-light and the ability to capture superb Full HD images in 60p at 35Mbps. Wide DR mode supports the smooth compression of high luminance areas to achieve 600 percent DR making it possible to shoot with smooth color gradation and suppressed overexposure. This is applicable to any shooting environment where the difference between light and dark areas is prone to causing overexposure. Flexible image expression is supported by a Slow/Fast Segment function that enables users to select shooting speeds from 0.4x to a maximum of 1,200x, and a Hi-UD lens supports the reduction of chromatic aberration and drives vivid imaging.

These camcorders are capable of recording in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, simultaneously, to Dual SD card slots. All camcorders offer HDMI, headphone jack, optional GPS support and the XA15 and XA11 models offer XLR professional audio terminals. Additionally, the XA15 model also features a HD-SDI output. Comprising of a compact and lightweight body, each camcorder is ideal for high-action shoots when both speed and mobility are essential. Dynamic Mode provides 5-Axis image stabilization – roll axis, horizontal roll, vertical roll, up-down and left-right – to help facilitate smooth image capture in various styles of fast-paced shots. The VIXIA HF G21 is identical to the XA15 and XA11 in performance, but does not include a handle.

Key Features:

  • High optical performance
  • Stunning Full HD image quality
  • Professional recording options
  • Professional interfaces
  • Easy operability and compact design

Pricing and Availability
The Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 Full HD camcorders are all scheduled to be available at the end of December 2017 for an estimated retail price of $1899.00, $1399.00 and $999.00 respectively*. For more information please visit, usa.canon.com.

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Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder (Refurbished) deal – $399.95 (reg. $599.95, B&H)

Canon Vixia

At a glance:

  • Capture Full HD 1920 x 1080p Video
  • Canon 2.37 Megapixel HD CMOS Pro Sensor
  • 32GB Memory & Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC Slots
  • Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens
  • 3.5″ Widescreen Touch Panel LCD
  • 0.24″ Color Electronic Viewfinder
  • Dynamic SuperRange Optical Stabilization
  • Professional Shooting Assist Functions
  • Intelligent IS & Cinema-Look Filters
  • Audio Scene Select & Story Creator

B&H Photo has refurbished Canon VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorders on sale at $399.95 as today’s DealZone deal. Compare at $599.95. Free shipping.

The whole web is taken by Black Friday galore. There are a lot of very good deals among less good deals. Just head over to your preferred shop and start looking for the gear you want. All major retailers have put online landing pages where deals and bargains are listed.

B&H Photo‘s page with Black Friday deals on Canon gear

B&H Photo‘s page with Black Friday deals on Sigma gear

Adorama‘s page with Black Friday deals on Canon gear

Amazon’s page with Black Friday deals

Amazon Germany Black Friday deals

Amazon UK Black Friday deals

Park Cameras UK Black Friday deals

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBay and Adorama