At CES event in Las Vegas, A leading digital imaging solutions company Canon announced VIXIA HF G and R-Series. Canon announced four camcorders models, the VIXIA HF G40, VIXIA HF R72, VIXIA HF R70, and the VIXIA HF R700.
The new VIXIA HF G40 records 1080/60p Full HD in MP4 and AVCHD unlike its predecessor. Camcorder comes with Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom Lens. For low light performance Canon has introduced new advanced HD CMOS PRO Image Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor for superb imaging performance. Canon VIXIA HF G40 also features a Canon Full HD System. Camcorder has 3.5–inch OLED touch panel screen with 10,000:1 contrast ratio. The VIXIA HF G40 is also equipped with Linear PCM audio recording and Audio Scene Select.
The VIXIA HF G40 camcorder allows full manual control and provides shooters with the ability to assign buttons on the camcorder for a custom shooting experience. The camcorder is powered by a high-capacity battery. For connectivity Canon VIXIA HF G40 includes inputs and outputs and a mini advanced accessories. The camcorder is compatible with the optional WM-V1 wireless microphone.
Along with VIXIA HF G40 Canon also launched new $1,299.99. Under VIXIA HF R-Series company also announced 3 models:VIXIA HF R72, VIXIA HF R70, and the VIXIA HF R700. Camcorder features a 57x Advanced Zoom Lens and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer. The 3.28 Megapixel comes with Full HD CMOS Image Sensor and It can record 1080/60p Full HD video in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) Format. In addition, the VIXIA HF R72 and R70 camcorders feature NFC connectivity.
VIXIA HF R72 comes with 32GB internal memory which can record video upto 12 hours, while VIXIA HF R70 features 16GB internal memory. VIXIA HF R-Series also comes with dual card slots for relay recording. Canon VIXIA HF R-Series camcorders is powered by the new high-capacity BP-727 battery for up to 180 minutes of recording time on a single charge.
The Canon VIXIA HF G40 camcorder will be available in February this year will cost $1,299.99. VIXIA HF R-Series will also be available from February and price will start from $299.99.
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