Canon XC10 camcorder shoots 4K and appears rattling good doing it
It is onerous to get too enthusiastic about camcorders nowadays, what with most of them wanting principally the identical — by no means thoughts how helpful they could be typically. Canon’s new XC10, however, is one which immediately caught our consideration, because of its distinctive, out-of-the-abnormal design. And that is not even the most effective half. The XC10 can shoot 4K and 1080p video at as much as 30 fps and 60 fps, respectively; on the previous, there’s help for each Extremely HD (three,840 x 2,one hundred sixty) and cinematic 4K (four,096 x 2,one hundred sixty), bringing it on par with the newly introduced C300 Mark II. What’s extra, this Canon 4K camcorder includes a 1-inch, 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, alongside a Digic DV 5 processor, 10x extensive-angle zoom lens and optical picture stabilization — which ought to make for fairly clean movies.
Canon says that the XC10 is lighter than lots of its DSLRs, together with members of the 5D and Insurgent strains, noting that it might be good for drone shoots. With an ISO vary of as much as 20,000, a steady AF mode (with face detection), quick-movement recording, devoted microphone and headphone jacks, WiFi and help for nonetheless images, there isn’t any doubt the corporate needed to make this a prime-of-the-line camcorder. When it arrives in June, Canon’s 4K-prepared XC10 will probably be $2,500 (64GB CFast 2.zero card included), a fairly reasonably priced worth for a digital camera that is packed to the punch.