These new cameras are the first in Canon’s XA series to feature UVC compatibility, which, as per the company, allows high-image-quality streaming with just a single USB (Type-C) cable. In addition, the cameras are equipped with a large and bright electrostatic capacitance-type LCD touchscreen monitor for improved visibility during outdoor shooting.
Canon XA series: Pricing and availability
Canon XA75 and XA70 camcorders: Features
The newly announced XA75 and XA70 models now support UVC (USB Video Class) communication protocol which allows users to transfer files via USB. Apart from that, both models are equipped with a 1-inch CMOS sensor and are powered by a DIGIC DV6 image processor.
It can record up to 4k resolution videos with up to 15x optical zoom. The camcorders have a zoom range of approximately 25.5mm at the wide end to approximately 382.5mm at the telephoto end. The large sensor enables the capture of video footage with exquisite background blur and bright, high-sensitivity recording with minimal noise in low-light environments. The XA75 and XA70 come equipped with Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.
Canon XA65 and XA60 camcorders: Features
The XA65 and XA60 are equipped with a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and a DIGIC DV 6 image processor, along with a 4K-compatible 20x optical zoom lens, all in a compact and lightweight body that measures approximately 109 mm (W) x 84 mm (H) x 182 mm (D) and weighs approximately 750g. The camera supports 4K/30p image capture across the entire zoom range—from approximately 29.3mm at the wide end to approximately 601mm at the telephoto end.