Canon Launches Brand New Digital Imaging Products

    Expand the Possibilities of Visual Expression

     

    HONG KONG, 3 April 2019 - Canon today announces the new XA40, XA50 and XA55 compact professional 4K digital camcorder that support 4K video capture in exceptional image quality to meet a wide range of professional needs. Feature highlights are as follow:

     

    XA40 compact professional 4K digital camcorder

    • 4K UHD (3840x2160) / 25P MP4 format
    • HD (1920x1080) / 50P MP4 format
    • 1/2.3" 4K CMOS sensor
    • Canon 29.3mm wide angle 20x optical zoom 4K lens
    • 3D Real-time lens structure responds in real time for both zooming and image stabilization
    • 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilization System
    • DIGIC DV 6 digital image processor enhances 4K arithmetic processing capacity
    • 3" LCD touch panel, able to choose focus point with a touch
    • 0.24" 1.56 million-dot tiltable CVF
    • Detachable Handle with 2 XLR Inputs for professional audio recording
    • Infrared shooting function for extreme low light condition
    • Dual SD Card Slots for simultaneous recording and relay recording

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    XA50 / XA55 compact professional 4K digital camcorder

    • 4K UHD (3840x2160) / 25P XF-AVC or MP4 format
    • HD (1920x1080) / 50P XF-AVC or MP4 format
    • 1.0" 8.29-megapixel CMOS sensor provides low noise and high sensitivity
    • Built-in Dual Pixel CMOS AF supports continuous AF function, able to select focus area within 80% of image on screen
    • Canon 25.5mm wide angle 15x optical zoom 4K lens with Super UD lens to ensure low chromatic aberration
    • Built-in 3-density (1/4, 1/16, 1/64) ND filter
    • 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilization System
    • Wide DR Gamma achieves a wide dynamic range of 800%
    • DIGIC DV 6 digital image processor enhances 4K arithmetic processing capacity
    • 3" LCD touch panel, able to choose focus point with a touch
    • 0.24" 1.56 million-dot tiltable CVF
    • Detachable Handle with 2 XLR Inputs for professional audio recording
    • Infrared shooting function for extreme low light condition
    • Dual SD Card Slots for simultaneous recording and relay recording
    • 3G-SDI output terminal (applicable to XA55 Only)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The official sales dates and suggested retail prices will be announced later.

     

    About Canon Hongkong Company Limited


    Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ) was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera “Kwanon” in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-1100 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It is a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2018, Canon's global revenue was US$35.6 billion.

     

    One of the company’s first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong and Macau. With the solely owned subsidiary Canon Business Solutions (Guangdong) Co., Ltd.” established in 2018, the company can also provide intelligent total business solutions and professional services to companies in the Greater Bay Area.  CHK adheres to Canon’s corporate philosophy of “kyosei”, which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 (Canon Digital Production Center) and OHSAS 18001 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: https://hk.canon/.