Canon Officially Announced Cinema EOS C700 & XC15 4K Camcorder


Canon has announced Cinema EOS C700 and XC15 4K camcorder today. With the release of these cameras, Canon has become a worthy competitor with the ARRI Alexa. While the Xc15 is a great option for budding (but serious) cinematographers, the C700 is targeted primarily at high-end, Hollywood-style productions as well as ENG/EFP television production.

Pre-order links:

Canon Cinema EOS C700 – at B&H Photo Video & Adorama

Canon XC15 4K Camcorder – at B&H Photo Video & Adorama

Cinema EOS C700 features:

  • Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 15 Stops of Dynamic Range
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 4K up to 60 fps, 2K/HD up to 240 fps
  • Proxy Recording to SD Cards
  • Selectable Gamma and Log Curves
  • XF-AVC and ProRes Recording to CFast 2.0
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Raw Recording Option

XC15 features:

  • 1″ CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV 5 Processor
  • UHD 4K at up to 29.97 fps
  • Integrated f/2.8-5.6/8.9-89mm Zoom Lens
  • XLR Audio Input & MA-400 Mic Adapter
  • 24p Mode for 4K and 1080p Video
  • New Looks and Menu Options
  • Waveform Monitor Display
  • Three New Shutter Speeds
  • Highlight Priority HDR-Like Gamma
  • Rules Assignable to Files & Metadata

Introducing the Canon Cinema EOS C700 Digital Cinema Camera

First Look: Cinema EOS C700